Shannon Revel

Shannon’s busy criminal practice involves both prosecution and defence in all matters of general crime and cash forfeiture. Shannon is a Level 3 specialist fraud panel advocate and has experience in cases involving complex issues and serious violence.    Shannon has extensive trial experience involving child witnesses, experts, intermediaries and special measures. She provides a […]

Sadaf Etemadi

Sadaf is a criminal defence barrister with a particular interest in youth justice and representing vulnerable defendants, including those with mental health issues, SEN and learning difficulties. She is dedicated to representing the most marginalised and vulnerable sectors of the community. Sadaf regularly appears before the Youth, Magistrates and Crown Courts representing clients in relation […]

Selena Jones

Selena has developed a strong criminal practice both defending and prosecuting. She has experience of a broad range of criminal offences including dishonesty offences, possession and supply of drug related offences, and offences relating to violence. She is highly valued by lay and professional clients and is renowned for her “fearless approach to defence” and […]

Lucy Tapper

Described as being of ‘stellar quality’, Lucy’s experience of working in the criminal justice system spans over 25 years. She is a natural defence advocate (see ‘background’ below) whether instructed as junior alone, led or leading junior and has experience across the spectrum of criminal offences, including homicide, serious violence, arson, forced labour/slavery, child cruelty/neglect, […]

Rónán McCann

Rónán joined Chamber in 2018 having been called to the bar in 2011 and previously practiced in the Thames Valley. His recent cases have included defending as a led junior in an eleven-defendant grooming / child sexual exploitation case at Oxford Crown Court and also defending in an attempted machete attack against prison staff at […]

Yusuf Solley

Called in 2009, Yusuf Solley completed pupillage with the Government Legal Service where he received a broad training in public law, and human rights. He qualified in to the Attorney General’s Office, providing legal advice to the Attorney General, before leaving government to undertake practice at the independent bar. He has since been instructed in […]

Andrew Taylor

Described by those who instruct him as ‘excellent at thinking on his feet’, Andrew joined Chambers in 2016. He appears in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts for the defence on a daily basis. He has a wide range of experience in criminal matters including violence, drugs and sexual offences, as well as public disorder […]

Andrew Bousfield

Andrew undertakes all types of serious criminal work, both prosecuting and defending. Recently, Andrew has advised HMRC on sensitive and ongoing operations, and has defended in serious criminal matters. Andrew is also a whistleblowing law specialist, within employment law, representing Claimants often where there are disclosures involving serious crime or regulatory issues. Andrew is a […]

Chris Waymont

Chris appears in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts on a daily basis. He has been instructed in a wide range of criminal matters, acting for those who have been charged with drug offences, dishonesty offences and offences of violence. He has also been frequently instructed in a variety of driving matters. Chris is regarded […]

Mandisa Knights

Areas of Expertise Serious Crime Mandisa has developed a strong criminal practice primarily defending on a broad range of matters including violence, dishonesty, drugs, possession of weapons, public disorder and sexual offences. She also receives private instructions. Mandisa has been described as an “extremely able and skilled advocate who is a formidable opponent”. Her passion […]