Julia Smart wins ‘Barrister of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that Julia Smart has been named ‘Barrister of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2018. Click here for more.    

Congratulations to Selena Jones and Sadaf Etemadi on their successful completion of pupillage

Chambers is delighted to announce that Selena Jones and Sadaf Etemadi have been taken on as member of chambers following their successful pupillage.

Lucy Tapper joins Chambers

We are delighted to announce that Lucy Tapper has joined Furnival Chambers.

Julia Smart shortlisted for “Barrister of the Year” at The Lawyer Awards 2018

Furnival Chambers is delighted to announce that Julia Smart has been shortlisted for “Barrister of the Year” at The Lawyer Awards 2018.  The shortlisted individuals have been deemed by the judges’ panel as having demonstrated excellence in their work over the past year. The awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday 26th June 2018 at […]

Furnival Chambers’ Announcement on AGFS

The new AGFS scheme is due to come into force on the 1st April, 2018. Furnival Chambers, like many other criminal sets of Chambers, submitted a detailed response to the Consultation process setting out our grave concerns about the scheme and identifying serious injustices in the fee structure proposed. Those concerns do not seem to […]

Chambers is delighted to announce that Caroline Carberry QC & Alexia Power have been appointed Recorders of the Crown Court

The appointments list can be viewed here

James Stansfeld, led by James Eadie QC and Ben Watson, appears in the Supreme Court for the Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs in Belhaj v DPP & SSFCA, on the meaning of “criminal cause or matter” in the Justice and Security Act 2013.

Giles Cockings QC secures acquittal in “Hit Squad” murder

Giles Cockings QC of Furnival, leading Piers Marquis of Doughty Street achieves another Not Guilty verdict, this time in a Murder trial heard at Basildon Crown Court. The Defendant, Connal Cocker-Dawkins, represented by Giles Cockings QC was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter by an Essex jury after a four  week trial. He was […]

Pippa McAtasney QC and Sophie O’Sullivan achieve unanimous not guilty verdict in murder trial at Birmingham Crown Court for man accused of murdering his mother

Instructed by C&G Solicitors

Extradition to Portugal refused on article 3 grounds – Mohammed v Portugal [2018] EWHC 225

James Stansfeld, led by Alex Bailin QC, successfully appealed against the order for Mr Mohammed’s extradition to Portugal on the grounds that the conditions in Lisbon Central Prison give rise to a violation of Article 3 ECHR. Instructed by Lawrence & Co Solicitors.