Lisa Bald

“Very charismatic in the way she presents things – clients and juries love her. She is very articulate and highly intelligent.” Chambers & Partners 2021 “An assertive performer.” Chambers & Partners 2021 Lisa’s practice covers the full spectrum of serious crime – allegations of murder, using the dark web to import firearms and drugs, possession […]

Claire Burtwistle

Claire specialises in financial crime and is consistently instructed in large, complex cases of international fraud, bribery and corruption. She is usually brought in at a very early stage to advise on pre-charge matters, with a focus on intelligence gathering, investigation strategy and disclosure obligations. She is currently instructed by the UK Serious Fraud Office […]

Amanda Bostock

‘Extremely well versed in the law and has incredibly good advocacy skills. She is extremely well prepared and makes very good arguments and skeleton notes’  (Chambers and Partners 2020)  ‘A tenacious advocate who has a great way with clients and a lovely manner. She picks up cases very quickly and can run with a case […]

Nicholas Hearn

“A class act.” Tier 1 Leading Junior in the field of “International Crime and Extradition” (Legal 500 2019) “Has a strong tactical awareness and impressive analytical skills gained through his long experience of both prosecuting and defending extradition cases.” (Chambers and Partners 2019) A “brilliant” practitioner with defence and prosecution experience across a variety of […]

Andrew Jordan

Andrew Jordan became a tenant at Furnival after successfully completing pupillage. Before joining Furnival, Andrew worked as a statistician in research and economic development and then spent seventeen years as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and its predecessor firm Coopers & Lybrand. He specialised in corporate finance and privatisations, conducting assignments all over the world. His […]

Craig Harris

A specialist in Sports Law, Serious & Financial Crime and Regulatory proceedings Ranked as a leader at the Bar in Sports Law and Crime by The Legal 500.   The directory says: “He is a powerful and persuasive advocate who is able to deal with novel and complex issues with ease.  He provides clear and […]

Catherine Brown

Catherine is a specialist extradition practitioner. She was seconded to the Extradition Unit of the Special Crime and Counter-Terrorism Division of the Crown Prosecution Service for 13 months where she conducted contested hearings and dealt with a significant amount of case work in proceedings under both Part 1 and Part 2 of the Extradition Act […]

Kemi Fapohunda

Kemi has a successful Criminal Practice in both Defence and Prosecution work. She is instructed in the most serious of cases including Attempted Murder, section 18 GBH, aggravated burglary, robbery and serious fraud. Kemi appears daily in the Crown Court either as a Junior alone, Leading, or Led-Counsel. She has also appeared in the Court […]

Joel Smith

“A fantastic and incredibly hard-working advocate… full of energy, extremely creative, and someone with a good eye for detail.” Chambers guide to the Bar, 2021 “A superb advocate of real integrity and outstanding talent… a formidable opponent and an intelligent focused leader.” Legal 500, 2021 Joel undertakes all types of criminal work. He prosecutes and […]

Ben Gordon

Since joining chambers as a first-six pupil in 2006 Ben has developed a busy and successful defence practice at every level of the criminal justice system. Whilst specialising in serious crime Ben also has experience practising in prison law, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings (professional misconduct) and inquests. In 2018, Ben is ranked in the field […]