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

“First-class counsel with superb analytical and advocacy skills, who is pleasant to work with and very bright” Chambers guide to the bar, 2020 “A first-rate junior with an incisive mind.” Legal 500, 2020 Joel undertakes all types of criminal work. He prosecutes and defends. He is a member of the CPS panel advocates scheme at […]

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 […]

Charlotte O’Connor

Praised by senior members of the judiciary for the eloquence and persuasiveness of her advocacy and attention to detail, Charlotte has been referred to by those against whom she appears as ‘an iron fist in a velvet glove’. Tenacious and always in command of her cases, Charlotte has a direct, no nonsense manner whilst remaining […]

Rhiannon Sara Crimmins

Rhiannon is an extremely experienced, highly committed and fearless criminal defence practitioner. Over her career she has been instructed in over 18 murder trials and regularly defends those accused of terrorism, firearms, gang-related crime and fraud as a leading junior, led junior, and junior alone. Rhiannon has developed an impressive reputation across the board, being […]

Caroline Haughey QC

Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2013 – 2019 Ranked in Legal 500 2017 – 2019 Times Lawyer of the Week 14th April 2011 Caroline prosecutes and defends across a wide variety of the most serious and high profile criminal cases with significant experience in a number of areas of health and safety law, regulatory work […]

Richard Hearnden

In recent years Richard Hearnden has appeared in serious and complex cases concerning homicide, inquests, organised crime, fraud, regulatory crime and rape. He is a Grade 4 prosecutor for the CPS, having been appointed since 2011. He is a member of the CPS Specialist Rape Advocates’ Panel, the Serious Crime Panel and the Central Fraud […]

Nicholas Mather

Nick Mather has a practice which focuses on serious crime and the interface between civil and criminal law, with a particular focus on police investigatory powers, inquests, the proceeds of crime and regulation and compliance.

Susan Meek

Susan is an experienced criminal defence barrister. She has been regularly instructed as a led junior and has been involved in many serious and important cases. She has been instructed in murders and attempted murders, armed robberies, firearms, “baby shaking” cases, serious rapes and historic sexual abuse, sexual offences involving persons of trust and mentally […]