Specialist Criminal & Regulatory Barristers

London: 020 7520 6000 | chambers@18rlc.co.uk

East Anglia: 01245 280 880


At Red Lion Chambers, we understand the importance of building long-standing professional relationships. Our tactical knowledge, approachability and expertise mean we exceed expectations and maintain a strong reputation for reliability and good results.

The majority of work carried out by Chambers is referred to us by in-house counsel and solicitors in private practice. Every step of our professional relationships is based upon mutual trust, respect and our proven ability to provide excellent advocacy and advise. Our experienced team work together to support members by promoting the highest professional standards at all times.

We understand the pressures and challenges that solicitors face when managing client expectations in what is a highly competitive marketplace. Known to be a particularly friendly and approachable team of barristers, we work hard to manage these expectations and achieve client satisfaction.

Trust and consistency

We pride ourselves on our ability to attract first-class members, who will help ensure the strongest possible case is put forward for your client.

Chambers’ Practice Management Team will keep you informed at every stage of proceedings. All solicitors working in partnership with us will be aware of what we can deliver and when.

We work closely with solicitors and are keen to share legal knowledge and discuss topical subjects through our in-house seminars.

Fee Structure

We pride ourselves on our transparency and the level of flexibility we offer to our instructing solicitors, which include hourly rates and all-in case fees supported by our contemporaneous work log.


Helping your client

With our help, you will be able to respond to any legal changes and maximise your client’s chances of success.

For More Information or To instruct us

Identifying the right barrister and ensuring their early involvement is essential to maximising the prospects of a positive outcome. With our expert understanding of the criminal justice system, we help guide our clients through the legal process.

Our barristers regularly undertake privately funded, direct access and legal aid work.

To discuss your options in more detail and for more information about our transparent fees’ structure, please contact our clerking team, led by Chambers Director, Mark Bennett.

For specific case enquiries, or to hear more about our services, please contact our clerking team.

If you are a professional client and would like to discuss in-house training and seminar opportunities, please contact Jennifer Ukaegbu.



Chambers UK - Crime

”The clerks are very dependable," and “always anxious to help.”


Chambers UK - Fraud

"Red Lion Chambers both prosecutes and defends serious fraud cases, securing involvement in some of the causes célèbres of the day such as the BAE Systems corruption affair and the pharmaceuticals cartel investigation."

Chambers UK - Crime

"Red Lion Chambers offers clients a great deal of experience and a high level of professionalism. Observers note that it has proved skilful in maintaining the standards of its members over the years and it is widely expected to thrive in this period of uncertainty at the Criminal Bar."

Chambers UK - Fraud

"Substantial number of talented criminal fraud practitioners."

Chambers UK - Crime

"When instructing barristers from Red Lion Chambers, you always know that you will get a safe pair of hands. The large group of capable barristers specialises in the full range of criminal and related regulatory work."

Chambers UK - Crime

"Likeable, knowledgeable, responsive and proactive clerks."

Chambers UK - Crime

"Because Red Lion Chambers has that strength and depth, if you cannot obtain your barrister of choice, there is always someone of equal stature and ability to then take on the case."

Chambers UK - Fraud

"Red Lion Chambers is viewed as "one of the prestige sets" and is a popular choice for fraud work."

Chambers UK - Fraud

"The clerks are very helpful and always do their very best to accommodate us at short notice. They work closely with the members, so they are very good at knowing who you will like and who you will want."

Chambers UK - Fraud

Home to some of the most cogent, eloquent and outstandingly prepared advocates."

Legal 500 - Crime

"Around 80 members dedicated exclusively to the full range of crime work."

Chambers UK - Fraud

"You can't go wrong at Red Lion Chambers if you are facing a serious, high-value fraud matter. Its team is well versed in all aspects of white-collar crime, and excels when defending lengthy and labyrinthine fraud trials. It also proves equally strong on the prosecution side ..."


020 7520 6000

18 Red Lion Court



DX: 478 London / Chancery Lane

East Anglia

01245 280 880

Thornwood House

102 New London Rd


DX: 139165 Chelmsford 11


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