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, in which he has led the argument and presented the case of the Independent Criminal Bar to the Government.
Michael Wolkind QC is a specialist in serious crime and criminal appeals. He is counsel of choice for the most high profile and notorious cases.
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.
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.
Tracy Ayling QC is a specialist Criminal Practitioner, for both the defence and prosecution.
Ian Stern QC, Head of Chambers Regulatory Group, is recommended as a ‘leader in the field’ in the Chambers & Partners directory, an independent guide to the legal profession.
Richard Whittam QC is First Senior Treasury Counsel [Crime], a specialist criminal practitioner with experience in the most complex and high profile criminal cases.
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.
Mark Milliken-Smith QC is recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 as a ‘leading silk’ in Crime, Financial Crime, Professional Discipline and Sport.
Richard Matthews QC is ranked as the best Health & Safety Silk by the independent guides to legal profession, Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.
Cited by The Legal 500 and Chambers UK as a leading junior, Christine Agnew QC conducts the most serious and complex criminal cases as leading and junior counsel for both the defence and the prosecution.
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.
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.
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 Haynes practice has always been 100% crime and he has a wealth of experience in serious criminal cases.
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 Donnelly specialises in, corruption, fraud, murder and proceeds of crime.
Gelaga King is a leading junior who specialises in serious crime and regulatory law. He has a reputation as highly skilled, measured, forceful and persuasive advocate.
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 and is consistently recommended as a leader in his field by the legal directories.
Stephen Ferguson is one of the most sought after defence barristers in the UK, specialising in the fields of, corruption, fraud and money laundering.
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.
John is regularly instructed to act in heavyweight criminal cases and has an extremely busy and successful practice in all areas of criminal law, both publicly and privately funded.
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.
Jamas Hodivala has acted both as single advocate and junior counsel in a wide variety of serious criminal cases.
Ashraf Khan is widely acknowledged as a leading specialist defence barrister for cases that involve allegations of criminal behaviour.
Andrew McGee defends and prosecutes all types of crime, he regularly leads and is led in complex multi-handed cases.
Jacqueline Carey is highly regarded by all who instruct her, she has an extremely busy and successful practice in all areas of criminal law, both publicly and privately funded.
Garry Green specialises in criminal defence and has a reputation both for being a committed and brilliant advocate who is robust in the defence of his clients and fearless in ensuring they receive a fair trial.
Charles Langley has been recognised as a “leading barrister” by Chambers Directory 2015. He 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 case.
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.
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. He is consistently ranked by Chambers & Partners as a leader in his field.
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.
Austin is a leading health and 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. He has already appeared at all levels, including the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court.
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.
Christopher Saad’s practice encompasses serious crime, financial crime, inquests and regulatory law.
Alice Bricogne enjoys a multifaceted and international practice, encompassing regulatory, criminal, human rights, sports, and health and safety law.
Sam Thomas’ practice encompasses violent and financial crime, inquests and regulatory law.
Advocacy is at the forefront of Sam’s practice, and he regularly appears in the Crown Court to...
Charlotte Brewer joined 2 Bedford Row following the successful completion of her pupillage in Chambers. She defends and prosecutes in both Crown and Magistrates’ Courts and has also appeared in the Court of Appeal.
Helen Jones joined 2 Bedford Row after successful completion of her pupillage in Chambers.
During her career Margaret Dodd has dealt with challenging and demanding cases; she has in particular handled many involving serious sexual offending.
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).