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Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC

3 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5BH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7400 6400
Fax:
Fax 020 7400 6464
DX:
237 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.3rblaw.com

Richard Horwell QC

Tel:
Work 020 7400 6400
Email:
Web:
www.3rblaw.com
Three Raymond Buildings (Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC)

Position

Long recognised as a leading silk in Crime, Financial Crime, Inquests and Public Inquiries. Richard is renowned for his advisory and advocacy work across a wide range of disciplines and proceedings. He was Treasury Counsel from 1991 to 2006 (First Senior Treasury Counsel from 2002 to 2006) during which he prosecuted many high profile cases involving murder and terrorism. Since taking silk he has defended in numerous notable cases and has been instructed in prominent Inquests and Public Inquiries ranging from the Inquests touching the death of the Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed to the Litvinenko Public Inquiry. He advises prosecuting authorities in and outside this jurisdiction and since the announcement of the Goddard Inquiry has advised schools and other organisations how to respond to it. Richard has recently been engaged in an inquiry into the events surrounding the murder of Lynette White and the subsequent collapse of the Mouncher trial.

Main areas of practice:

  • Inquests and Public Inquiries
  • Murder and manslaughter
  • Sexual offences
  • Fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Corruption and misfeasance in public office
  • Police discipline
  • Search warrants
  • Appellate advice and advocacy

Career

Called 1976; appointed Treasury Counsel 1991; Senior Treasury Counsel 1996-2006; First Senior Treasury Counsel 2002-06; appointed a Recorder 2004; Queen’s Counsel 2006;  Bencher, Gray's Inn 2009


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Richard Horwell QC - Three Raymond BuildingsA specialist in the appeal courts, he is widely respected by the senior judiciary.

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