Charlotte Bellamy

Charlotte has experience in a broad range of criminal defence work in the Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court. She has appeared for the defence in the Crown Court for sentences and successful appeals against sentence and conviction. Charlotte’s advocacy skills are “impressive” and her client care skills “excellent”. Charlotte is able to come down to […]

Edmund Gross

Ed has a busy criminal practice in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts and has been instructed in a wide range of criminal matters. Those who instruct him have noted his meticulous preparation and he has been described as very approachable and professional in his manner. During pupillage Ed was involved in the high profile […]

Tulay Hodge

Tulay is a “conscientious and competent” advocate who defends in criminal cases involving a wide range of alleged offences, some of which concern privately-paying clients. She has been described as “extremely adept at getting straight to the point and then communicating that precisely and succinctly”. Those who instruct her are “impressed with her standard of […]

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 […]