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Red Lion Chambers

Chambers of Max Hill QC

18 RED LION COURT, LONDON, EC4A 3EB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0207 520 6000
Fax:
Fax 0207 520 6248
DX:
478 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.redlionchambers.co.uk
Chelmsford, London

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Red Lion Chambers is ‘an extremely strong set’ with ‘strength in depth’ and ‘a wide range of suitably qualified counsel’. It is best known for general criminal work, but has diversified in recent years and has a growing profile in regulatory and fraud matters. International work also continues to flow. The ‘excellent’ clerks’ room is also rated as ‘a steady pair of hands’; Mark Bennett provides ‘a very good service’, and deputy senior clerk Nick Parkinson is also recommended. Offices in: London, Chelmsford

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London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)
Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Red Lion Chambers

Red Lion Chambers is a ‘strong set making good progress broadening its workload to include white-collar crime’. Its barristers defend bribery, insider-trading and money laundering charges.

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading silks

Antony Shaw QC - Red Lion ChambersAn impressive and commanding courtroom presence.’

Ranked: tier 3

Peter Carter QC - Red Lion ChambersA strong choice for prosecuting and defending serious financial crime.’

Ranked: tier 3

Sally-Ann Hales QC - Red Lion ChambersShe has jury-friendly style.’

Ranked: tier 3
Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading juniors

Allison Clare - Red Lion ChambersA top choice for both prosecution and defence work.’

Ranked: tier 3

Gillian Jones - Red Lion ChambersShe stands her ground and holds her own.’

Ranked: tier 2

Jennifer Dempster - Red Lion ChambersVery bright and hardworking.’

Ranked: tier 2

Ruby Hamid - Red Lion ChambersShe can cut through the case to what really matters.’

Ranked: tier 3

Tom Forster - Red Lion ChambersA fantastic advocate.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Crime
Crime – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Red Lion Chambers

Red Lion Chambers has ‘a number of experienced and highly regarded practitioners’ who prosecute and defend the full range of violent and sexual offences. Max Hill QC prosecuted an armed police officer charged with the murder of Azelle Rodney, and Rosina Cottage QC prosecuted disgraced PR guru Max Clifford for historic sex offences.

Crime – Leading silks

David Etherington QC - Red Lion ChambersHis advocacy skills are immense.’

Ranked: tier 2

Max Hill QC - Red Lion ChambersA seasoned murder and terrorism prosecutor.’

Ranked: tier 2

Rosina Cottage QC - Red Lion ChambersHer experience in cases involving vulnerable witnesses is second to none.’

Ranked: tier 1
Crime – New silks

Riel Karmy-Jones QC - Red Lion ChambersMeasured, calm and efficient.’

Ranked: tier 1
Crime – Leading juniors

Jennifer Dempster - Red Lion ChambersShe is well liked by juries and gets superb results.’

Ranked: tier 1

Tom Forster - Red Lion ChambersHardworking and tenacious.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture)
Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Red Lion Chambers

Red Lion Chambers’ members prosecute and defend across the full range of POCA proceedings and first instance trials.

Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture) – Leading silks

Antony Shaw QC - Red Lion ChambersAn excellent lawyer and a pleasure to work with.’

Ranked: tier 3
Fraud: crime (including money laundering and asset forfeiture) – Leading juniors

Allison Clare - Red Lion ChambersShe takes a sound commercial attitude.’

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Marshall - Red Lion ChambersA very able and extremely intelligent advocate.’

Ranked: tier 4

Jennifer Dempster - Red Lion ChambersHer case preparation and technical knowledge are second to none.’

Ranked: tier 3

Tom Forster - Red Lion ChambersAn excellent strategic brain.’

Ranked: tier 3

Tom Payne - Red Lion ChambersExperienced in the field of fraud.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law)
Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law) – Leading juniors

Chloe Binding - Red Lion ChambersAn excellent and natural advocate.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Red Lion Chambers is ‘an extremely strong set’ with ‘strength in depth’ and ‘a wide range of suitably qualified counsel’. It is best known for general criminal work, but has diversified in recent years and has a growing profile in regulatory and fraud matters. International work also continues to flow. The ‘excellent’ clerks’ room is also rated as ‘a steady pair of hands’; Mark Bennett provides ‘a very good service’, and deputy senior clerk Nick Parkinson is also recommended. Offices in: London, Chelmsford

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