Stephen Moses QC

“Stephen Moses is a class act” according to senior members of the judiciary. “He has developed a first class criminal practice,” appearing in “That Case”, defending Gary DOBSON (in the murder of Stephen Lawrence) and the first “judge alone” trial before Treacy, LJ. Stephen has for many years “stepped effortlessly into his Leaders’ shoes whenever […]

Adam Morgan

Adam is described by senior prosecuting Q.C.’s as possessing a “very effective advocacy style, the sort that prosecutors don’t like. Reasonable and entirely credible” Adam manages to combine a busy criminal practice with a niche civil/commercial practice. He has extensive criminal defence and appellate experience both as a leading junior and a led junior. He […]

Laban Leake

A defence practitioner, Laban Leake is experienced in all areas of criminal law including white collar fraud and money laundering but with particular emphasis on violence and large scale drug conspiracies. His practice is not confined to the south east but ranges south west to Cornwall, north to Newcastle and west into Wales with Courts […]

David Durose QC

David Durose Q.C. has a criminal practice which focuses on prosecuting cases of complex fact and law, particularly fraud, corruption, money laundering and drugs conspiracies. He took silk in 2019. In his last year as a junior David was nominated for Crime Junior of the Year by the Legal 500 (December 2018). He is ranked […]

Giles Cockings QC

Appointed to Queen’s Counsel in 2016   Ranked consistently in Legal 500 and in Chambers & Partners from 2008 to 2019 in both Fraud & Crime   Giles Cockings QC is described as follows:   “His eye for detail and ability to engage with a jury is spell binding.” (Legal 500 – 2017)   “A […]

Julian Winship

Julian Winship is a dedicated criminal defence barrister of proven ability, with a wealth of experience both defending and prosecuting. He conducts a wide range of work, with a recent focus on terrorism, serious violent crime including attempted murder, causing death by dangerous driving, the possession of firearms with intent to endanger life, corruption, kidnapping […]

Frida Hussain QC

Frida Hussain QC is instructed in private fee and legal aid cases. She is known for her professionalism, dedication and hardworking approach with particular attention to detail. She is determined, robust and well respected by the judiciary, colleagues, professional and lay clients. She specialises in high profile criminal defence cases involving single and multi-handed allegations […]

Caroline Carberry QC

Since taking Silk in 2017 Caroline has established herself as a leading practitioner in the defence and prosecution of complex and serious cases with an emphasis on homicide, serious sexual offences and organised crime. She has expertise in the highly specialised area of infant murder and manslaughter, both  prosecuting and defending. She is particularly trusted in emotive and high […]

Emma Smith

Emma Smith has an exclusively prosecution practice which whilst covering the full spectrum of criminal offences focuses on two very distinct fields: serious sexual offences and fraud. Emma is a Grade 4 prosecutor.

John Kearney

Instructed as leading junior and junior counsel for the defence in all areas of crime at first instance and appellate level, including terrorism, murder, drug trafficking, fraud, money laundering, sex trafficking, serious offences of violence and sexual abuse. He has successfully appeared in the Court of Appeal on specific areas of law relating to disclosure, […]