Barristers

Barrister Brian Altman

Brian Altman QC

Silk: 2008

Call: 1981

Barrister Jim Sturman

Jim Sturman QC

Silk: 2002

Call: 1982

Barrister William Clegg

William Clegg QC

Silk: 1991

Call: 1972

Barrister Howard Godfrey

Howard Godfrey QC

Silk: 1991

Call: 1970

Barrister Ian Stern

Ian Stern QC

Silk: 2006

Call: 1983

Barrister Tracy Ayling

Tracy Ayling QC

Silk: 2006

Call: 1983

Barrister Richard Whittam

Richard Whittam QC

Silk: 2008

Call: 1983

Barrister Richard Matthews

Richard Matthews QC

Silk: 2010

Call: 1989

Barrister Christine Agnew

Christine Agnew QC

Silk: 2015

Call: 1992

Barrister Louise Sweet

Louise Sweet QC

Silk: 2016

Call: 1994

Barrister Brian Altman

Brian Altman

Silk: 2008

Call: 1981

In January 2017, Brian Altman QC was appointed Lead Counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (to see The Times report of the appointment

Barrister Jim Sturman

Jim Sturman

Silk: 2002

Call: 1982

Jim Sturman QC is joint Head of Chambers and is a specialist advocate in crime, business crime, fraud, global investigations and corporate advisory work including corruption, reputation management...

Barrister William Clegg

William Clegg

Silk: 1991

Call: 1972

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,...

Barrister Howard Godfrey

Howard Godfrey

Silk: 1991

Call: 1970

Howard Godfrey QC is recognised as one of the UK’s leading criminal barristers, with a reputation as a master strategist and supreme tactician.

Howard’s enormous experience as an...

Barrister Ian Stern

Ian Stern

Silk: 2006

Call: 1983

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.

In 2014, Ian...

Barrister Tracy Ayling

Tracy Ayling

Silk: 2006

Call: 1983

Tracy Ayling is a highly regarded specialist criminal silk whose practice focuses on prosecuting and defending some of the most serious, and high profile, multi handed murder and sexual offence...

Barrister Richard Whittam

Richard Whittam

Silk: 2008

Call: 1983

Richard Whittam QC is a specialist criminal practitioner with experience in the most complex and high profile criminal cases. Until November 2015 he was First Senior Treasury Counsel [Crime]....

Barrister Richard Matthews

Richard Matthews

Silk: 2010

Call: 1989

Richard Matthews QC is ranked as the “Star Individual” Health & Safety Silk by the independent guide to legal profession, Chambers & Partners, who describe him as, “An impressive...

Barrister Christine Agnew

Christine Agnew

Silk: 2015

Call: 1992

Christine Agnew QC is ranked in the Legal Directories as a leader in the three areas of Crime in which she practices – Financial Crime, Health and Safety and General Crime. She was nominated...

Barrister Louise Sweet

Louise Sweet

Silk: 2016

Call: 1994

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...