Charlie Sherrard QC secures acquittal for Joshua Ratner in Pentonville Murder trial

Julia Smart represented Liam Allan in case which collapsed due to disclosure failings

Julia Smart, Defence Counsel for Liam Allan, discovered text messages among 40,000 on a disc disclosed during trial which completely exonerated the Defendant. Julia was interviewed on Channel 4 News. Click here to watch the interview.  She also gave an extensive interview about the matter to the Daily Mail. Liam Allan praised Julia Smart in […]

Caroline Haughey appointed as Queen’s Counsel

Furnival Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Haughey as Queen’s Counsel.

Joel Smith appointed Junior Treasury Counsel

Chambers are delighted to announce that Joel Smith has been appointed to Junior Treasury Counsel at the Central Criminal Court.

Steve Ball shortlisted for Senior clerk of the year in Legal 500 UK 2018 Awards

We are delighted to announce that Steve Ball has been shortlisted in the Senior Clerk/Chief Executive of the Year category in the Legal 500 UK 2018 awards. Click here for the 2018 shortlist.

Verdicts returned in Sussex deliberate transmission of HIV case

Caroline Carberry QC, leading Nicholas Hearn, today secured convictions against Darryl Rowe after a 5 week trial at Lewes Crown Court. Mr Rowe was convicted of deliberately infecting five sexual partners with theHIV virus. Mr Rowe, was also convicted of five counts of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm to a further five victims. He […]

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David Durose and Oliver Doherty secure convictions in multi-million pound conspiracy to defraud

David Durose and Oliver Doherty prosecuted Operation Rosewood, a complex and intricate multi-million pound conspiracy involving fraudulent applications for mobile phone contracts made using personal details obtained dishonestly from students. SIM cards were exploited for spam text marketing and thousands of Apple iPhones were sold abroad. Six defendants entered guilty pleas and the remaining two […]

Kieran Galvin successfully defends Paramedic W

Kieran Galvin, instructed by Harjinder Saundh of Thompsons (Newcastle), represented paramedic W. He faced 23 charges, the majority alleging sexual misconduct at work. Following submissions on the admissibility of hearsay evidence a number of allegations were dismissed at half time. All allegations of sexual misconduct were found not proven and W’s fitness to practice was […]

Furnival Chambers provides “an elite level of representation” and houses “top-quality” advocates (Legal 500, 2017)

Furnival Chambers has again been recognised as a ‘Leading Set’ in the latest edition of the Legal 500, with our barristers ranked across General Crime, Fraud, International Crime and Extradition, POCA and Assest Forfeiture, Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law and Sport. According to the directory, “Furnival Chambers houses ‘top-quality’ and ‘effective’ advocates across the spectrum […]