Mr David Harounoff > Foundry Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Foundry Chambers
Foundry Chambers
QUALITY HOUSE, 5-9 QUALITY COURT
CHANCERY LANE, LONDON
WC2A 1HP
England

Work Department

Foundry Chambers

Position

Barrister

Criminal Defence and Prosecution

Career

David Smith has been practicing at the bar continuously for over 30 years and has a practice spanning the whole criminal calendar.  David both prosecutes and defends in equal measure and finds there to be a great advantage in practice to possessing both skill sets.

David has both prosecuted and defended in multiple defendant trials as leading and junior counsel in cases involving serious violence, drugs, fraud, child cruelty and sexual offending.

David is known for his work with vulnerable witnesses and defendants, children and the mentally ill.

Memberships

Appointments:

CPS External Advocates Panel: Level 4
CPS Specialist Rape List

Memberships:

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
The South Eastern Circuit
The Criminal Bar Association
Fraud Lawyer Association

Education

Leeds Beckett University
CIFE [Centre of International Federalism, Vorarlberg, Austria] The Inns of Court School of Law

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

David HarounoffFoundry ChambersA very charming and charismatic barrister with excellent legal knowledge, and a very experienced and thorough advocate.

Foundry Chambers is ‘a very good criminal set with many excellent criminal barristers across the board of call from silks to juniors.’ Alexandra Healy QC was instructed by the CPS for the prosecution in a murder case, where the defendant was convicted of the murder of his 83-year-old mother by stabbing and then decapitating her. In another matter, David Harounoff is acting for a Swedish kickboxer who has been charged with the murder of record producer Flamur Beqiri, a man connected with several murders in Sweden and the brother of a cast member of Real Housewives of Cheshire. Henrietta Paget is sought after for her expertise in prosecuting in cases involving allegations of historic sexual offences and attempted murder.