Chambers of Mukul Chawla QCLONDON, WC2A 2JR, ENGLAND
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The barristers at 9-12 Bell Yard have experience and expertise in criminal litigation, both prosecuting and defending, and many individuals possess specialist knowledge in other fields, including common law, administrative law, licensing and the regulatory sector.
The set: 9-12 Bell Yard has substantial strength in depth in all aspects of criminal litigation, both defending and prosecuting. Barristers from these chambers regularly appear in the most high-profile criminal trials. A number of individuals possess specialist knowledge in other fields, including common law, administrative law, licensing and the regulatory sector.
Chambers has a long-established reputation in cases of fraud, corruption, murder, serious organised crime and cases concerning serious sexual offences. Nowadays the set applies its criminal expertise to all types of proceedings. Professional disciplinary proceedings, judicial review and all types of civil/criminal cross-over work are catered for by members of chambers.
Types of work undertaken: Advocacy and advisory work are undertaken for solicitors in City and specialist white-collar law firms, as well as high-street practices around the UK. Other professional clients include the public prosecution authorities, legal departments in major companies, government departments and local authorities. Direct professional instructions are accepted, as are appropriate instructions abroad.
Chambers can offer expertise at all levels of the criminal and litigation process, whether in the appeal courts, the High Court, Crown or Magistrates Courts as well as in front of tribunals (particularly Police Misconduct and the Tax Tribunals), public enquiries and regulatory bodies.
Members have substantial experience in police misconduct cases, cases before the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Accountants and Actuaries Disciplinary Board.
Prosecution work is undertaken at all levels, with members acting for the Crown Prosecution Service (including HM Revenue and Customs and Border Agency work), the Serious Fraud Office, the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, the Post Office, British Telecom Plc and many local authorities.
Members have been involved over the years in many public inquiries, including the Stephen Lawrence Enquiry, Bloody Sunday and, most recently, the Leveson Inquiry.
Many members hold appointments to judicial and other legal offices. Chambers has been awarded the Legal Services Commission ‘Quality Mark’.
Above material supplied by 9-12 Bell Yard (Chambers of Mukul Chawla QC).