Venescia Francis-Banfield

Venescia is a partner of Francis-Banfield Chambers and Head of Chambers. She is a leading Barrister in Grenada and handles matters in all areas of law and her specialty extends to criminal law. Venescia was the Chairman of the Youth Offending Team at Thurrock Council, Thurrock, Grays in Essex, England from 2004 to 2005 wherein […]

Peter Moulson QC

Peter Moulson QC was called to the Bar in 1991 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2011. Since then, he has regularly been instructed in a range of homicide and other serious and high-profile cases. He has led for the defence in complex murder, manslaughter, money-laundering, drug-supply, firearms and other cases. For 2015, Peter has been […]

Antony Dunkels

Antony has experience of all areas of criminal defence work, including murder, serious violent crime (including gang violence and domestic violence), robbery (including armed robbery), dangerous dogs, serious drugs charges, firearms, serious sexual offences (including rape), high value fraud, FSMA offences, financial regulatory proceedings and confiscation proceedings. He regularly appeared in the Court of Appeal […]

Charles Elton

Charles is a committed and determined advocate with a busy practice, instructed by firms of solicitors across the country to act in criminal cases, professional disciplinary proceedings and inquests. His criminal practice encompasses a wide spectrum, including offences of violence, sexual offences, drugs, dishonesty offences, financial crime and motoring offences. He has defended in cases […]

Stephen Grattage

Stephen defends in matters of fraud and serious general crime. He is a member of the AG’s list of Counsel and a Grade 4 prosecutor regularly instructed by the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences unit of the West Yorkshire CPS. Stephen has experience in the following: Fraud – including International Ponzi Fraud. Serious Sexual Offences […]

Nigel May

Among Nigel May’s claims to fame is his outstanding knowledge of the Court-Martial system. This has been built up over 20 years, first as a defence counsel and, later, also as a part-time Judge Advocate. He has also represented the Crown as respondent in the Court-Martial Appeal Court. Nigel’s outstanding track record includes the groundbreaking […]

Sandip Patel QC MCIArb

    “has a pleasing and reassuring courtroom manner” Legal 500 2016 “a very good all-round advocate, who is quick on his feet in court” Legal 500 2017 “a truly exceptional Lawyer with a phenomenal eye for detail” Stuart Miller Solicitors “one of the leading Private Prosecution QCs in the country” Forrest Williams “an outstanding lawyer and advocate” Scarmans […]

John Charles Rees QC

John Charles Rees QC specialises in heavy crime and serious fraud in particular. He has been involved in numerous high profile murder trials. He has taken on HMRC in several MTIC (carousel fraud) cases and the SFO in serious fraud cases such as the ‘IKEA’ and ‘IMPERIUM CORPORATION’ cases. He has enviable success rate. He […]