Lisa Bald and Sophie Sharpe secure acquittal in gangland shooting conspiracy

After a 3 month trial, Lisa Bald leading Sophie Sharpe, secure acquittals for their client who was charged with 7 others in a conspiracy to shoot a rival gang member over a revenge machete attack. Instructed by Sarah King of Stuart Miller Solicitors.

Furnival Chambers invites third six pupillage applications

Furnival Chambers is currently accepting applications for third six pupils to assist with an ever increasing workload. Furnival has a strong track record of recruiting third six pupils as tenants and assisting in their practice development. Please address all applications to Charles Sherrard QC (

Furnival Chambers welcomes three new tenants

Furnival Chambers is delighted to announce that Charlotte Bellamy, Edmund Gross and Tulay Hodge have joined Chambers after successfully completing their pupillage.

Craig Harris in significant FA appeal concerning agents fees for player transfers

Craig Harris acted successfully for the former CEO of Hartlepool United FC before the FA Appeal Board, in The FA v Hartlepool Utd & Others. The case concerned ‘disguised’ payments of agents fees for player transfers.  The Appeal Board’s decision (the Board having heard appeals against sanction by the Football Club, its CEO at the […]

Giles Cockings QC and Graham Blower secure murder acquittal at Oxford Crown Court

Giles Cockings QC, leading Graham Blower of Cartwright King, achieves not guilty verdicts to murder and manslaughter for client Yousef Koudoua after a 5-month trial. Mr Koudoua was alleged to have been part of a gang revenge killing; a brutal machete murder, in broad daylight on a suburban street. Four co-defendants who were also at […]

Giles Cockings QC and Alexia Power secure murder acquittal at the Central Criminal Court

Giles Cockings QC and Alexia Power secure acquittal for their client who was charged with the murder of a 21-year-old. Instructed by Kelli Love of DPP Solicitors.

Craig Harris in successful appeal against conviction and 18 year sentence

Craig Harris represented Emmanuel Thompson in his successful appeal against conviction and eighteen-year sentence for an offence of conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life, heard before the Lord Chief Justice.  There was no order for a retrial.  You can read the full judgment here & view Craig’s full profile.

‘A Practical Guide to INTERPOL and Red Notices’, by Nicholas Hearn and Christopher David, published today

Nicholas Hearn and Christopher David (Wilmer Hale) have written a practitioners’ guide to INTERPOL and Red Notices. The book is being published by Bloomsbury today, 27th July 2018. Red Notices are issued by INTERPOL in response to a request by a national police force to locate a wanted person and have them arrested for the […]

Shannon Revel joins Chambers

We are pleased to announce that Shannon Revel (2014 call), formerly of Great James Street Chambers, has joined Furnival Chambers.

Julia Smart wins ‘Barrister of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that Julia Smart has been named ‘Barrister of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2018. Click here for more.