Charlotte Bellamy

Charlotte appears in the Crown Court regularly for both the defence and prosecution in cases involving violent offences, fraud, offensive weapons and the supply of drugs, particularly those raising issues of human trafficking and modern slavery. Her performance and professionalism has been described by those who instruct her as “next to none”. Her commitment as […]

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. Furthermore, Ed has a growing practice in Financial Crime […]

Tulay Hodge

Tulay prosecutes and defends cases across the full spectrum of criminal and regulatory proceedings. The focus of her work is on financial misconduct and related matters, where she is quoted as being, “Extremely adept at getting straight to the point” and communicating her opinions “precisely and succinctly in a down-to-earth manner”. She has a particular […]

Shannon Revel

Shannon’s busy practice focuses on the full spectrum of serious crime. This includes violence, kidnap/blackmail, firearms, county lines drugs conspiracies, rape, sexual assault, and fraud. She is an experienced trial advocate who is known for her rigorous case preparation and calm, assertive style. Shannon is regularly instructed alone or as led junior for the defence […]

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 […]

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 […]

Andrew Bousfield

Andrew is a well-respected criminal and employment practitioner.  In crime, he undertakes work in all areas of serious crime, fraud and money laundering.  In employment, he represents whistleblowers in matters which involve detailed allegations of (often criminal) wrongdoing.  Andrew uses his background as an investigative journalist to seek out forensic detail which will assist his […]