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London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

A year on since 9-12 Bell Yard’s rebrand to Foundry Chambers and the criminal law set continues to go from strength to strength. With β€˜a large breadth of counsel to choose from’, from the very junior to the most senior, Foundry is to some β€˜one of the best sets out there’ for general crime, fraud and regulatory matters. In a significant move, former head of chambers Mukul Chawla QC has left the independent Bar to lead Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP's UK corporate crime team in London. Chief clerk Angela May and first junior Steve Parr are formidable clerks who run a run a tight ship of β€˜well organised, extremely accommodating and honest’ team. The clerks β€˜will bend over backwards to find a replacement if desired counsel is unavailable; they do not leave you high and dry’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Crime (general crime)
Crime (general crime) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

Foundry Chambers

Foundry Chambers’s work includes a range of prosecution and defence matters in violent and sexual offences. Among the junior ranks, Alastair Smith advised an individual who was convicted of having pretended to be a barrister to provide immigration tribunal advice. Mukul Chawla QC has left the independent Bar to lead Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP's UK corporate crime team in London.

Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

John McGuinness QC - Foundry Chambers β€˜His mastery of complex criminal questions is second to none.’

Ranked: tier 3

Richard Jory QC - Foundry Chambers β€˜A thoroughly prepared and persuasive advocate with a tremendous eye for detail.’

Ranked: tier 3
Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Alastair Smith - Foundry Chambers β€˜Academic, conscientious and extremely thorough, he leaves no stone unturned.’

Ranked: tier 3

Clare Huntley - Foundry Chambers β€˜She has a real eye for detail and is absolutely thorough in the preparation of her cases.’

Ranked: tier 3

Lawrence Henderson - Foundry Chambers β€˜He imbues clients with confidence with his conscientious analysis and intelligent case strategy.’

Ranked: tier 3

Mary Poku - Foundry Chambers β€˜She had a great rapport with clients and judges alike.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Fraud: crime
Fraud: crime – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

Foundry Chambers

For some Foundry Chambers is β€˜one of the best sets out there’ as it includes a range of members ready to be instructed in fraud cases, such as boiler room and diversion frauds. The set is known for having strong relationships with prosecuting authorities, but it also defends. Alexandra Healy QC successfully prosecuted six men convicted of misusing a government apprenticeship funding scheme of football coaching courses; those convicted included Mark Aizlewood, who accumulated 39 caps for Wales.

Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Alexandra Healy QC - Foundry Chambers β€˜One of the best.’

Ranked: tier 2

Mark Bryant-Heron QC - Foundry Chambers β€˜An excellent advocate with a relaxed delivery and real skill in explaining difficult concepts to juries.’

Ranked: tier 3
Fraud: crime – 2017 silks

Jason Sugarman QC - Foundry Chambers β€˜A new silk with huge potential.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture
Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture – Leading juniors

Thomas Hoskins - Foundry Chambers β€˜Fantastic on his feet – a persuasive and formidable advocate.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Professional discipline and regulatory law
Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading juniors

Tom Hoskins - Foundry Chambers β€˜A formidable force – extremely knowledgable, thorough, hardworking and mentally agile.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

A year on since 9-12 Bell Yard’s rebrand to Foundry Chambers and the criminal law set continues to go from strength to strength. With β€˜a large breadth of counsel to choose from’, from the very junior to the most senior, Foundry is to some β€˜one of the best sets out there’ for general crime, fraud and regulatory matters. In a significant move, former head of chambers Mukul Chawla QC has left the independent Bar to lead Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP's UK corporate crime team in London. Chief clerk Angela May and first junior Steve Parr are formidable clerks who run a run a tight ship of β€˜well organised, extremely accommodating and honest’ team. The clerks β€˜will bend over backwards to find a replacement if desired counsel is unavailable; they do not leave you high and dry’. Offices in: London

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