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Queen's Counsel

Silk

1994
Call

1975

Antony Shaw QC

Antony Shaw QC

Tony Shaw QC is ‘an unflappable and highly convincing jury advocate who advises on high-stakes criminal matters, including alleged rate manipulation ...
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Silk

2017
Call

1996

Gillian Jones QC

Gillian Jones QC

Gillian is described as a ‘brilliant’ practitioner who is fabulous and absolutely faultless – solicitors appreciate her quality of advocacy ...
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Silk

1981
Call

1962

Anthony Arlidge QC

Anthony Arlidge QC

Anthony Arlidge is the original co-author of Arlidge and Eady on Contempt of Court (5th edition 2017) and remains the ...
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Silk

1993
Call

1969

Richard Sutton QC

Richard Sutton QC

Owing to his vast experience and consequential deep understanding of the criminal law and its developments, Richard Sutton QC boasts ...
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Silk

1998
Call

1979

David Etherington QC

David Etherington QC

David Etherington QC is an established criminal and regulatory barrister with over 35 years’ experience.  He was previously Head of ...
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Silk

1998
Call

1981

The Hon. Dame Linda Dobbs DBE

The Hon. Dame Linda Dobbs DBE

Following a successful career at the Bar, in October 2004, Dame Linda became the first non-white high court judge in ...
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Silk

2001
Call

1978

Jeremy Benson QC

Jeremy Benson QC

Jeremy is an accomplished silk with over thirty years’ experience both prosecuting and defending in fact heavy, complex cases of ...
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Silk

2003
Call

1977

Carey Johnston QC

Carey Johnston QC

Originating from a common law background, Carey Johnston QC practice principally covers serious and complex fraud, often multi-handed fraud cases ...
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Silk

2003
Call

1980

Jonathan Fisher QC

Jonathan Fisher QC

Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked as a leading barrister in Band 1 for Financial Crime and Proceeds of Crime cases ...
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Silk

2009
Call

1985

Simon Spence QC

Simon Spence QC

Simon Spence QC undertakes an even mix of prosecuting and defending work across Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk and London. Before taking silk, ...
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Silk

2009
Call

1978

Robert Woodcock QC

Robert Woodcock QC

Robert Woodcock QC has nearly 40 years of criminal law experience. He is an expert within his field and has ...
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Silk

2010
Call

1986

Jane Bewsey QC

Jane Bewsey QC

Jane Bewsey principally prosecutes in serious and complex corporate fraud, money laundering and tax cases instructed by the CPS and ...
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Silk

2011
Call

1981

Ian Leist QC

Ian Leist QC

Ian is a trial advocate who predominantly, but not exclusively , appears for the defence. He demonstrates particular expertise in ...
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Silk

2011
Call

1988

Rosina Cottage QC

Rosina Cottage QC

Legal500 2017 Crime Silk of the Year Rosina is a highly respected Silk whose reputation for excellence has led to ...
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Silk

2015
Call

1995

Angela Rafferty QC

Angela Rafferty QC

Angela has appeared in many of the most high profile, sensitive and complex cases nationwide. She has been described as ...
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Silk

2015
Call

1995

Riel Karmy-Jones QC

Riel Karmy-Jones QC

Riel is a leading criminal practitioner with a strong prosecution practice. She is cited in the Directories where she has ...
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Silk

2017
Call

1990

Sara Lawson QC

Sara Lawson QC

Sara Lawson is a highly experienced criminal and regulatory barrister who brings meticulous preparation and dedicated determination to her work ...
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Silk

2017
Call

1992

Kate Bex QC

Kate Bex QC

She is enormously talented, great to work with, down to earth and pragmatic. She has a backbone of steel:  Chambers ...
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Silk

2017
Call

1993

Edmund Vickers QC

Edmund Vickers QC

Ed Vickers is a leading criminal barrister instructed in the most serious criminal cases at Crown Court and Appellate level ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1987

David Walbank QC

David Walbank QC

According to the Legal 500, “David Walbank is outstanding in fraud matters.” Having historically had conduct of many of the ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1988

Shane Collery QC

Shane Collery QC

Shane Collery brings a highly unusual combination of skills and understanding of commercial work to a varied and extensive practice ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1993

Jennifer Dempster QC

Jennifer Dempster QC

Jenni is an experienced and extremely able defence advocate whose practice is equally divided between serious financial and general heavyweight ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1993

Tom Forster QC

Tom Forster QC

Tom provides specialist representation and advice in high-end serious and complex fraud and associated asset freezing / confiscation proceedings. He ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1993

Barnaby Jameson QC

Barnaby Jameson QC

Barnaby Jameson is a sought after barrister based predominantly at the Old Bailey.  He specialises in: Terrorism and counter-terrorism Terrorist ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1994

Adam Wiseman QC

Adam Wiseman QC

Adam Wiseman specialises in Crime, Fraud, Inquests, Public Inquiries, Financial Regulation and International Human Rights.  He has a particular interest ...
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Junior Counsel

Call

1982

Lori Tucker

Lori Tucker

Lori joined chambers in 2010, bringing with her 24 years’ experience as a CPS prosecutor. She spent her last years ...
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Call

1983

Raj Joshi

Raj Joshi

Raj joined chambers following a successful career in the public sector where he was responsible for dealing with some of ...
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Call

1983

Janine Sheff

Janine Sheff

Janine has excellent communication skills and detailed knowledge built up over 30 years at the Bar which she applies when ...
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Call

1983

Cyrus Shroff

Cyrus Shroff

Cyrus Shroff has a busy practice in both defence and prosecution (Grade 4) work. He covers all aspects of serious ...
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Call

1985

Brendan Morris

Brendan Morris

Brendan Morris is a criminal law practitioner with extensive experience of prosecuting complex, multi handed cases, including corporate fraud, serious ...
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Call

1986

John Lyons

John Lyons

John Lyons specialises exclusively in criminal defence, in particular white collar crime and commercial fraud. He also acts for those ...
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Call

1986

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall is a committed and highly-experienced barrister sought both for his advice and advocacy. Andrew was made Recorder of ...
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Call

1986

Sailesh Mehta

Sailesh Mehta

Sailesh Mehta is a leading advocate who has defended and prosecuted in some of the most serious and important cases ...
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Call

1986

David Young

David Young

David is a highly experienced Barrister, who has consistently defended in high profile complex criminal trials. He provides strong representation ...
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Call

1986

Steven Dyble

Steven Dyble

Steven Dyble’s practice covers all areas of criminal defence work with a particular emphasis on homicide , sexual offences , ...
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Call

1988

Ken Millett

Ken Millett

Call

1990

Richard Beynon

Richard Beynon

Richard Beynon has a wide experience of criminal litigation, specialising over a number of years in the prosecution of large ...
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Call

1991

Christopher Paxton

Christopher Paxton

Chris has considerable experience in defending and prosecuting both as a leading and led junior across a broad range of ...
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Call

1991

Michael Skelley

Michael Skelley

Michael Skelley has established a reputation as an accomplished jury advocate. He specialises in a broad spectrum of criminal defence ...
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Call

1991

Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson

Andrew appears most often in cases where serious sexual offences are alleged, in particular those involving vulnerable or child witnesses, ...
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Call

1992

Allison Clare

Allison Clare

“Has a very strong claim to be simply the best junior fraud lawyer in the market. She has an extraordinary ...
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Call

1992

Michael Epstein

Michael Epstein

Over the last few years Michael Epstein has focused solely on heavy criminal defence work, particularly cases involving corruption, large ...
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Call

1992

Valerie Charbit

Valerie Charbit

Valerie has vast experience in complex cases involving Crime, Fraud, Health & Safety and Professional Discipline.  She prosecutes and defends ...
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Call

1993

Rufus D'Cruz

Rufus D’Cruz

Rufus D’Cruz is an able, experienced leading junior who is instructed to prosecute and defend in serious, complex, multi-handed criminal, ...
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Call

1993

Nicola May

Nicola May

Call

1993

Ian McLoughlin

Ian McLoughlin

Ian has built a reputation as a leading junior who both prosecutes and defends in serious criminal trials. In addition ...
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Call

1994

Alistair Fell

Alistair Fell

Alistair is a proficient criminal practitioner with substantial experience of prosecuting and defending in criminal cases. He now specialises in ...
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Call

1994

Richard Kelly

Richard Kelly

Richard is a fearless advocate who acts for both the prosecution and the defence. Early years of practice included work ...
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Call

1994

Michelle Nelson

Michelle Nelson

Michelle Nelson defends and prosecutes across the criminal spectrum.  She has a strong background in prosecuting and has prosecuted in ...
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Call

1995

Noel Casey

Noel Casey

Noel is an experienced and versatile practitioner in criminal law, with a practice evenly balanced between prosecuting and defending. He ...
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Call

1995

Stephen Rose

Stephen Rose

Stephen is a specialist criminal practitioner who both prosecutes and defends in serious crime. He lives in Essex and appears ...
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Call

1995

Richard Wood

Richard Wood

Richard Wood has a wealth of experience in dealing with the whole range of allegations including fraud and other financial ...
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Call

1996

Michael Goodwin

Michael Goodwin

Michael specialises in serious fraud, financial and business crime, serious crime and regulatory cases. Many of his cases are high ...
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Call

1996

David Wilson

David Wilson

David is a skilled and experienced lawyer who has been described as a strong advocate who will give robust advice ...
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Call

1997

Tim Godfrey

Tim Godfrey

Tim has a busy criminal practice both prosecuting and defending. He is a specialist in financial crime as well as ...
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Call

1997

Stephen Requena

Stephen Requena

Stephen has a wealth of experience in defending and prosecuting fraud and corporate crime, sexual offences, organised crime, serious violence ...
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Call

1998

Cameron Brown

Cameron Brown

Cameron is principally instructed in serious and complex fraud and corruption cases. He regularly acts as leading Counsel in such ...
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Call

1998

David Malone

David Malone

“Approachable and impressive, he commands the attention of the courtroom.”  Legal 500 2017 David Malone provides advice and representation in a ...
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Call

1998

David Miller

David Miller

David Miller is a defence advocate with detailed knowledge of police procedure and investigative techniques, with particular expertise in disclosure ...
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Call

1998

Louis-Peter Moll

Louis-Peter Moll

Louis Moll is currently on sabbatical and intends to return to practice in due course. Louis Moll is an experienced ...
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Call

1998

Tom Payne

Tom Payne

Tom Payne specialises in financial crime, particularly cases involving complex issues of taxation, accountancy and money laundering. He is routinely ...
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Call

1999

Rebecca Chalkley

Rebecca Chalkley

Rebecca is a specialist in serious and complex corporate and economic crime and commercial and financial wrongdoing. The majority of her practice ...
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Call

2000

Felicia Davy

Felicia Davy

Felicia is a skilled and versatile advocate who specialises in serious fraud, business crime and regulatory offences, including cases brought ...
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Call

2000

Marcus Rickard

Marcus Rickard

Marcus is on sabbatical pursuing a commercial venture where he is gaining invaluable commercial experience from running a business with ...
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Call

2001

Mathew Dance

Mathew Dance

Mathew is instructed as both leading and junior counsel for the defence, and is very experienced in highly complex and ...
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Call

2001

Paul Evans

Paul Evans

Paul has significant experience and expertise in providing advice and advocacy in sensitive and high profile criminal cases. He specialises ...
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Call

2001

Priyadarshani Khanna

Priyadarshani Khanna

Priya Khanna has over 16 years of experience in prosecution and defence work during which she developed a busy practice ...
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Call

2001

Hannah Willcocks

Hannah Willcocks

Hannah Willcocks is a specialist advocate in serious, financial and regulatory crime, cited as being ‘a first-class advocate and excellent ...
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Call

2003

Faras Baloch

Faras Baloch

Faras is a specialist in financial crimes such as fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, market abuse and corruption. He advises ...
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Call

2003

Guy Bowden

Guy Bowden

Guy acts as leading or junior counsel in substantial fraud cases and has done so for the past five years ...
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Call

2003

Emma Gargitter

Emma Gargitter

Emma practices in criminal, regulatory and public law. She combines an eye for detail with hard work, seeking always to ...
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Call

2003

Jamie Sawyer

Jamie Sawyer

Jamie has extensive general crime experience, regularly appearing in courts, defending and prosecuting throughout Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. His practice principally ...
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Call

2003

Hal Watson

Hal Watson

A versatile, highly capable advocate, with a meticulous approach to evidential preparation and presentation, specialising in serious fraud and complex ...
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Call

2004

James Holland

James Holland

James is a criminal defence practitioner, a specialist at defending highly complex financial prosecutions and allegations of serious violent crime.   ...
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Call

2004

Jane Oldfield

Jane Oldfield

Jane is currently rated in the Legal 500 as a Tier 1 leading junior on the South-Eastern Circuit in Crime, ...
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Call

2005

Trevor Archer

Trevor Archer

Trevor Archer specialises in complex investigations, particularly those relating to financial crime prosecuted by the SFO, HMRC, FCA, BEIS, and ...
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Call

2005

Jamie Sharma

Jamie Sharma

Jamie is a specialist lawyer in business crime and civil litigation involving financial and regulatory investigations into corporates and professionals ...
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Call

2005

Max Baines

Max Baines

A specialist in serious crime and fraud, both prosecuting and defending, Max has been instructed in some of the most ...
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Call

2007

Bethan Rogers

Bethan Rogers

Bethan has a busy criminal practice, in both prosecution and defence work. She is particularly experienced in cases involving defendants ...
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Call

2005

Klentiana Mahmutaj

Klentiana Mahmutaj

Klentiana is an assertive advocate with sharp intellect. She maintains a criminal and regulatory practice with an increasing number of ...
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Call

2008

David Claxton

David Claxton

David is ranked as a leading junior in the 2017 edition of Legal 500 in the practice areas Business Crime, Regulatory Crime ...
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Call

2008

Patricia Londono

Patricia Londono

Patricia is a meticulous advocate and has an impressive intellectual background. Prior to coming to the Bar, Patricia enjoyed an ...
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Call

2008

Naomi Parsons

Naomi Parsons

Naomi acts in criminal, regulatory and public law cases. In recent years, her criminal practise has focused on financial crime ...
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Call

2009

Laura Kenyon

Laura Kenyon

Laura is a robust advocate, whose meticulous approach to preparation allows her to present cases concisely and persuasively.  She has ...
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Call

2009

Matthew Sorel-Cameron

Matthew Sorel-Cameron

Matthew is a robust and persuasive advocate, who brings a forensic approach to cases. His skill, tactical acumen and judgement ...
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Call

2010

Daniel Robinson

Daniel Robinson

Daniel has built a broad practice encompassing crime, road traffic and regulatory work. He appears in a range of courts ...
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Call

2010

Joanna Hardy

Joanna Hardy

Joanna read Law at King’s College London and graduated with First Class Honours. She was awarded a postgraduate scholarship and ...
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Call

2010

Rachel Naylor

Rachel Naylor

Rachel defends and prosecutes in the full range of criminal work with a developing focus on financial crime, particularly in ...
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Call

2010

Lauren Sales

Lauren Sales

The hallmarks of Lauren’s advocacy are preparation and determination. She is a hard-working and committed barrister, single-minded about achieving the ...
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Call

2010

Marilyn Vitte

Marilyn Vitte

Marilyn provides advice and representation in all areas of criminal and regulatory law. She is a skilled, astute and persuasive ...
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Call

2011

Sam Roake

Sam Roake

Sam is a specialist in fraud and financial crime, with a particular focus on investigations. He has extensive white collar ...
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Call

2011

Genevieve Reed

Genevieve Reed

Genevieve is a tenacious barrister with excellent advocacy skills. She has gained substantial experience in a number of areas including ...
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Call

2011

Matthew Bainbridge

Matthew Bainbridge

Matthew prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court and has experience of appearing in the High Court. He specialises in ...
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Call

2012

Joe Bird

Joe Bird

Joe maintains a busy, sound practice prosecuting and defending across the full range of criminal offences.  He brings focused preparation, ...
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Call

2012

Leila Chaker

Leila Chaker

Leila has built a busy practice prosecuting and defending in criminal and regulatory cases.  She is a tenacious advocate who ...
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Call

2012

Dan Taylor

Dan Taylor

Dan is a tenacious and persuasive advocate, who prides himself on meticulous attention to detail and excellent client-care skills. His ...
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Call

2013

Lucy Ginsberg

Lucy Ginsberg

Lucy read Law at the University of East Anglia and graduated with First Class Honours. Graded as ‘Outstanding’ on the ...
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Call

2014
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Qualified Solicitor 2003

Nina Tavakoli

Nina Tavakoli

“Very bright and extremely committed to her cases and clients, she will go the extra mile to ensure the delivery ...
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Call

2014

Tim Kiely

Tim Kiely

Tim completed pupillage with chambers successfully in September 2017. He has undertaken work defending and prosecuting in both the Magistrates ...
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Call

2015
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1983 Alberta, Canada

Laura Hoyano

Laura Hoyano

After many years of trial and appellate advocacy experience at the Canadian Bar (Alberta Bar 1983), Laura Hoyano has developed ...
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Call

2015

Andrew Herd

Andrew Herd

Andrew has experience in criminal, civil and regulatory matters. He defends and prosecutes and has appeared in cases involving dishonesty, ...
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Call

2016

Aimee Riese

Aimee Riese

Aimee has experience in criminal and public law work. Aimee prosecutes and defends and has appeared in cases involving serious ...
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