Andrew Jackson > Chambers of Richard Atkins KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Atkins KC
St Philips Chambers
B2 5LS


Andrew has established a strong practice in criminal law. A polished advocate with an attention to detail, Andrew has prosecuted (Grade 4) and defended across the whole range of criminal cases, from atavistic violence to sophisticated dishonesty. His experience includes large scale conspiracies to import controlled drugs (involving jurisdictional issues), baby battering cases involving complex medical evidence, benefit frauds, murder (and all other offences of violence), armed robberies, money laundering, animal rights/terrorists, malfeasance in public office, and so-called ‘white collar crime’ (in particular the defence of a dentist charged with stealing from the National Health Service). He has prosecuted and defended in all types of sexual offences. He is an accomplished tactician at trial.


Called 1986, Lincoln’s Inn.


French, German.


Criminal Bar Association.


University of Manchester (BA Hons, politics and modern history); City University (diploma in law).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew JacksonSt Philips Chambers ‘Andrew is extremely thorough and hardworking in preparing a case, and fearless in advocacy- both in cross-examination and with judges. He gets on extremely well with clients from across the spectrum of society and brings an air of confident calm to a case. He takes time to explain the issues to clients in a language they understand.’