Specialist Criminal & Regulatory Barristers

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

East Anglia: 01245 280 880

Who We Are

Red Lion Chambers is a leading set of chambers specialising in crime, business criminal offences, regulatory law and professional disciplines.

Home to 95 barristers, including 21 Queen’s Counsel and over 16 Crown Court Recorders, our members represent some of the finest expertise at the Bar. Astute legal advisors with a forensic attention to detail, at Red Lion Chambers we pride ourselves on being first-class advocates with a strong professional track-record. We bring an unrivalled strategic skillset, defending and prosecuting with foresight and precision.

Our significant experience and commitment puts us in a unique position to provide a robust advisory service to our broad portfolio of clients.

Shaped by our 75-year history, our members consistently ensure client needs are an immediate priority.

Operating from offices in London and Chelmsford, Red Lion Chambers offers a comprehensive range of skills across the legal spectrum. We are honoured to be recognised as one of the country’s most respected legal teams.

We offer our clients a clarity of mind and business acumen, helping them navigate the complex criminal and regulatory maze. We are committed lawyers who offer smart, pragmatic and effective solutions enhanced by our personable and friendly approach.



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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