William Clegg QC frequently advises foreign governments, international corporations, trade unions and individuals resident here and abroad in relation to all aspects of regulatory offences, compliance, corporate manslaughter, health and safety corruption and sanctions.
Howard Godfrey QC is recognised as one of the UK’s leading criminal barristers, with a reputation as a master strategist and supreme tactician.
Peter Griffiths QC acts in some of the highest profile fraud and criminal cases in the UK.
During the last two years Nigel Lithman QC has justified the faith that his professional colleagues have shown him, by being elected to lead the Criminal Bar.
Michael Wolkind QC is a specialist in serious crime and criminal appeals.
Jim Sturman QC is a specialist advocate in crime, fraud, health and safety, sports law and criminal appeals, as well as International crime and business advisory work including corruption and data protection.
Richard Kovalevsky QC is a specialist in white collar defence, corruption, fraud and money laundering.
Ian Stern QC, Head of Chambers Regulatory team, is recommended as a ‘leader in the field’ by Chambers & Partners, an independent guide to the legal profession.
Tracy Ayling QC is a specialist Criminal Practitioner, for both the defence and prosecution.
Mark Milliken-Smith QC is recognised by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a ‘leading silk’ in Crime, Financial Crime, Professional Discipline and Sport.
Brian Altman QC’s principal area of practice is serious crime, such as terrorism and homicide, but his main specialisms are fraud and bribery, as well as corporate governance, compliance and regulatory work.
2016 – Crime Silk of the Year.
Richard Whittam QC is a specialist criminal practitioner with experience in the most complex and high profile criminal cases.
Richard Matthews QC is ranked as the best Health & Safety Silk by the independent guides to legal profession, Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.
Dean Armstrong QC was first called to the Bar in 1985. However, he left to pursue a career in company and commercial law in the City, but returned to the Bar after 6 years in 1991, since when he has developed a strong, exclusively defence practice.
Stephen Vullo QC has been instructed as both leading Counsel and junior Counsel in many of the most high profile cases to have been tried in recent years.
Christine Agnew QC conducts the most serious and complex criminal cases as leading and junior counsel for both the defence and the prosecution.
Louise is a specialist criminal practitioner who defends in legally complex, emotive and high profile cases. Her practice is wide ranging and includes financial crime, murder; serious drugs cases...
Charles Conway has an exclusively criminal defence practice that consists mostly of leading junior work.
Deborah Champion has wide experience in all areas of criminal law, both prosecuting and defending. Her practice predominantly encompasses rape, child abuse, public order, drug trafficking and all offences against the person.
Nigel Ingram is an experienced counsel who primarily specialises in complex and detailed cases of fraud primarily for the defence.
Mark Halsey is a Grade 4 prosecutor experienced at all levels of criminal work and specialising in cases involving detailed preparation.
John Caudle has built up a practice involving all areas of criminal work and has considerable experience both of defending and prosecuting heavyweight cases.
Anthony Abell specialises in cases of serious crime with an emphasis on fraud.
Following call to the Bar, Barry Gilbert worked for HM government in the UK and in Germany, France and the Middle East on political and public order affairs.
Michael has specialised in defending those accused of the most serious crimes since the early 1990’s and is regularly instructed in cases involving a wide range of offences, including murder,...
Michael Levy has an almost exclusively criminal defence practice in both serious crime and fraud.
John Livingston now practises only in the fields of crime and immigration, having practised for a number of years in general common law.
John specialises in Regulatory law, particularly; healthcare, psychotherapy and social care.
Gelaga King is a leading junior who specialises in serious crime and regulatory law.
Timothy Kendal specialises in all areas of privately funded criminal litigation as a senior junior.
Craig Rush is able to provide advice both pre and post charge and has acted in cases involving Leading 500 companies, city regulatory compliance, international sporting figures as well as general criminal cases.
Sean Hammond is a highly recommended barrister with over 20 years experience.
Stephen Ferguson is one of the most sought after defence barristers in the UK.
Valerie Charbit is an intelligent, thoughtful, creative yet pragmatic and extremely professional barrister.
Adam Budworth began his career as a civil practitioner but has been a full time criminal barrister for over 16 years.
Over the last few years Michael Epstein has focused solely on heavy criminal defence work, particularly cases involving corruption, large scale drugs importation and all other forms of organised crime.
John Hurlock is a criminal law specialist.
Richard Ferry-Swainson is an experienced defence advocate specialising in white collar crime, corruption, fraud and money laundering.
Allan Compton has a wide-ranging practice embracing all areas of serious crime both as leading and junior counsel.
Maria Dineen is a highly regarded criminal law specialist who is known for her sharp mind, thorough case preparation and exceptional trial advocacy.
Anand is a highly experienced general common law barrister practising criminal and civil law.
Jamas Hodivala has acted both as single advocate and junior counsel in a wide variety of serious criminal cases.
Simon is recommended as one of the leading juniors for both Financial Crime and Crime by the Chambers & Partners 2016.
Ashraf Khan is widely acknowledged as a leading specialist defence barrister.
Andrew McGee defends and prosecutes all types of crime, he regularly leads and is led in complex multi-handed cases.
Jacqueline Carey has an extremely successful practice in all areas of criminal law, both publicly and privately funded.
Charles Langley is instructed in the most serious and complex cases both as leading and junior counsel.
Emma King specialises in advisory, crime, fraud and regulatory work.
Quentin Hunt acts as leading junior and junior counsel specialising in; Fraud, Health & Safety and other high profile Criminal cases.
Shauna Ritchie prosecutes and defends across a wide variety of serious criminal cases.
Hanna Llewellyn-Waters has a busy and successful practice in the prosecution and defence of serious crime.
Stan Reiz has recently joined Chambers. His profile will be uploaded shortly. If you would like further information regarding Mr Reiz, please contact the
Louise Oakley’s down to earth manner makes her an effective advocate and popular with both lay and professional clients who repeatedly instruct her.
Archangelo Power specialises in all forms of serious crime and has conducted numerous cases concerning; murder, attempted murder, armed robbery, firearms and fraud.
Dean George is regularly instructed in high profile cases and on behalf of high profile clients and organisations.
The mainstays of James Harrison’s criminal practice are drugs and violence, fraudulent and sexual offence cases.
Samuel Magee is a specialist practitioner with extensive experience in high profile criminal law, white-collar fraud, inquest and tribunal work.
Kevin Toomey is a specialist advocate who works in all areas of crime including the full range of fraud, money laundering, dishonesty and drugs offences.
Sandesh Singh has considerable experience of acting for regulatory bodies and professionals facing disciplinary proceedings, predominantly in the healthcare sector.
Eleanor Sanderson’s practice focuses around complex and high profile trials in the fields of criminal, regulatory and disciplinary law.
Nick is instructed in a wide range of cases across the Criminal Law spectrum.
Austin is a leading health & safety law and enforcement practitioner.
Christopher Martin joined Chambers, as a Tenant, in October 2009 following the successful completion of his 12 month pupillage.
Jonas Milner has amassed a considerable amount of experience in cases of the most serious nature, both alone and as a led junior.
Vedrana Pehar’s practice covers domestic and international crime and regulatory law, with a particular interest in business and financial crime.
Thomas Daniel joined chambers following the successful completion of pupillage. He regularly appears in the Crown Court and has also appeared in the High Court and the Court of Appeal both in the UK and New Zealand.
David Patience specialises in fraud, general crime, inquest law and professional discipline.
Christopher Saad’s practice encompasses serious crime, financial crime, inquests and regulatory law.
David Ewings is a primarily a criminal defence specialist. He is regarded as a tenacious and independent-minded advocate, solicitors and clients warm to his down to earth and practical approach.
Sam Thomas’ practice encompasses violent and financial crime, inquests and regulatory law.
Charlotte Brewer joined 2 Bedford Row following the successful completion of her pupillage in Chambers.
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Helen Jones joined 2 Bedford Row after successful completion of her pupillage in Chambers.
Lucy Sweetland prosecutes and defends in a wide range of criminal matters, appearing daily in the Crown Court, the Magistrates’ Court and the Youth Court.
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Margaret Dodd’s practice is almost exclusively in crime, both prosecuting and defending.
Ian McMeekin has a prominent practice based at Lincoln House chambers in Manchester but his work spreads beyond that region.
Before qualifying as a Solicitor in 1998, Michael Williams held commissions in the Royal Hong Kong Police (as it then was), the Royal Australian Air Force Police and the British Army Intelligence Corps (TA).