Estelle Thornber

Since the completion of her Pupillage in 2016, Estelle has developed an impressive Criminal Defence Practice. She is instructed in serious and complex matters in the Crown Court including Murder, Rape and large-scale Drug Supply Conspiracies. She is meticulous in her case preparation and provides an outstanding level of dedication and commitment to each and […]

Nicola Shannon

Nicola Shannon prosecutes and defends as a Leading Junior. Her practice is focused on Serious and Complex Crime, with an emphasis on organised crime, fraud, modern slavery and serious sexual offences.  Many of her cases involve intelligence-led investigations and international mutual legal assistance. A highly skilled advocate, she is also valued for her expertise in […]

Manveer Cheema

Manveer exclusively defends in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts. He has an exceptional track record in securing acquittals as well as lenient sentencing disposals owing to his “assertive and charismatic style of advocacy”. He is routinely requested by name by both clients and solicitors alike. Manveer is instructed in a wide range of criminal […]

Lily Roberts Phelps

“Lily’s results speak for themselves… Her tenacity and persistence coupled with her ability to add the gentle touch where it requires it, is a wonderful balance of skill and flair.” (Stuart Miller Solicitors)  Lily appears daily in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts across a broad range of criminal matters. This includes sexual offences, violence, […]

Adam Squibbs

Adam appears daily in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts across a broad spectrum of criminal matters, including violence, dishonesty, drugs, sex, breach of court orders and driving. He also handles extradition cases. Solicitors have noted that Adam is “extremely hardworking” and say that “he is fantastic at analysing prosecution papers and spotting the weaknesses […]

Tyrone Silcott

Tyrone is specialist in cases involving violent crime, financial fraud, young offenders, sexual offences and prosecution work. He came to the bar after a successful career in the Financial Services industry. He now undertakes a variety of work defending and prosecuting in the Crown Court and is a CPS Level 4 Prosecutor. As winner of […]

Margia Mostafa

Margia is an accomplished barrister with a steely determination to succeed whether she is prosecuting or defending. She has 21 years’ experience at the independent bar. Her calm and approachable style makes her very popular with professional and lay clients. Margia is fair and measured when prosecuting and fearless in her defence practice. She is […]

Mark McDonald

Mark McDonald has a formidable reputation within criminal law. He specialises in criminal defence and has experience across all offences.  Mark has led in a number of trials involving serious offences. Mark is regularly instructed in cases involving murder, serious assaults, rape, organised crime and Terrorism.  He is known for the thoroughness of his preparation, […]

Harry MacDonald

Harry is an established advocate enjoying a busy practice. He specialises in the prosecution and defence of serious crimes. He has acted, either as led junior or as junior alone, in a wide range of cases consistently involving the gravest allegations of violence, drugs, dishonesty and sexual offending. Harry has particular experience of the complex […]

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 […]