Charlotte Bennett

Charlotte appears daily in the Magistrates’ Court, the Youth Court and the Crown Court. She has developed experience in a wide range of criminal matters including violent offences, drug offences and driving offences. Charlotte has also acted for the requested person in extradition proceedings. During pupillage Charlotte assisted her supervisor on a multi-handed, cut throat […]

Kane Sharpe

Kane appears daily in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth courts across a broad range of criminal matters including violence, dishonesty, drugs, possession of weapons and public disorder. As well as a busy general crime practice, Kane has court experience of matters with a quasi-criminal or civil aspect, including Sexual Harm Prevention Order and civil Closure […]

Iwona Boesche

Iwona is developing a busy practice acting for both defence and prosecution. She has experience in a broad range of criminal proceedings and appears daily in Magistrates’, Youth and Crown Court. Iwona has been instructed on matters which include drug offences, dishonesty offences, offences relating to dangerous dogs, offences of violence, as well as a […]

Sahara Fergus-Simms

A meticulous advocate who is experienced in representing vulnerable clients and those with complex needs across a range of practice areas. Sahara acts as led junior and junior alone accepting instructions on a publicly funded or private basis. She covers a range of criminal defence work encompassing: drug offences, organised crime, violent offences and financial crime. Sahara’s measured […]

Lisa Freeman

The Legal Directories say: “Lisa knows the law inside-out, has good technical judgement and adopts a very nice style…. She fights her corner, is incredibly thorough and gets to the heart of her cases very quickly.” Chambers and Partners (2019) UK Bar Guide: POCA & Asset Forfeiture “She is incredible hard-working, and her drafting is […]

Sam Stockwell

“Sam deftly unpicked the prosecution evidence and put in a lot of over-night work to be in a position to present tightly argued written submissions which were virtually unanswerable.”– Opponent “Though Sam is a tenacious advocate, his manner is always measured. He appears to absorb and reflect pressure well; he works hard.”– Opponent “Sam can […]

Joanna Staples

Joanna is an experienced criminal practitioner specialising in serious crime. Her practice consists of a broad criminal law spectrum including historic sex offences, high value fraud and drug conspiracies and violent crime. She has extensive experience in defending cases concerning serious sexual offences having conducted many trials involving allegations of historic rape and sexual abuse, […]

Rishy Panesar

Rishy has been instructed over the entire spectrum of serious criminal cases that have been heard in the Court of Appeal all the way down to the Youth Court. He advises at all stages of the criminal process including at the pre-charge investigation stage and throughout the whole criminal justice process. The cases he has […]

Charlotte Bellamy

An articulate and well-prepared advocate with experience in a broad range of criminal work in the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court for both the defence and prosecution. Charlotte appears in the Crown Court on a regular basis, recently securing a unanimous verdict in a fraud trial. She has been successful in the Court of Appeal […]

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 widely reported […]