Edward Hetherington > Albion Chambers > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Albion Chambers


Edd Hetherington is a specialist criminal and regulatory advocate, routinely instructed by the prosecution and defence in the most complex and serious of cases, including murder, rape, fraud, firearms and supply of controlled drugs. He is a CPS Grade 4 Panel Advocate and a member of the Regulatory Advocates Panel in Health & Safety and Environmental Law.


Grade 4 Prosecutor; Crown Prosecution Service Advocate Panel. List B Prosecutor; Regulatory Advocates in Health & Safety and Environmental Law Panel; Called 2006; Middle Temple.


Criminal Bar Association; Western Circuit.


LLB (Hons) University of Durham. LLM Advanced Legal Practice. BVC: Northumbria University. JJ Powell Scholarship. Registered Pupil Supervisor.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Edward HetheringtonAlbion ChambersEdward has an incredible forensic ability and is able to condense and simplify even the most complex of material for his lay clients. Clients and juries alike warm to Edward’s down to earth approach.’

Praised by instructing solicitors as ‘a long established and central part of the criminal Bar in Bristol‘, Albion Chambers has ‘a wide choice of extremely able counsel‘. Kate Brunner KC recently acted for the only defendant acquitted of murder in a multi-handed trial, in which five people were charged with stabbing a 29-year-old man nine times at a silent disco in Bristol. At the junior end of chambers, head of the team Sarah Regan prosecutes and defends in cases involving serious violent and sexual offences; Edward Hetherington has an excellent manner and approaches every case in a way that is accessible and relatable‘; and Charley Pattison has a natural charm to her advocacy even in front of courts that might be expected to be hostile to her case‘.