Anthony Berry QC > Chambers of Steven Kay QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Steven Kay QC
9 Bedford Row


A very experienced Silk mainly engaged on behalf of the Defence in serious criminal cases.

In recent years he has undertaken many murder cases as well as trials involving allegations of fraud (including election fraud), people smuggling, serious sexual offences, drugs conspiracies and manslaughter by gross negligence.

Anthony is also a door tenant at 7 Harrington Street Chambers, Liverpool

Some recent cases include:

R v U (2019 Central Criminal Court). Gang murder in Brixton.

R v W (2019 Caernarfon Crown Court). Gross negligence manslaughter involving a head gamekeeper.

R v A (2019 St Albans Crown Court). Murder of a drugs dealer.

R v O (2018 Liverpool Crown Court). Murder (after torture) of a man who owed money to a drug smuggling gang.

R v M (2018 Manchester Crown Court). Murder involving two Manchester gangs.

R v R (2018 Central Criminal Court). Murder of fiancée.

R v B (2018) Manchester Crown Court. Murder on Manchester street.


Called 1976; Silk 1994; Bencher, Gray’s Inn, London.


Member of Panel of Advocates at the International Criminal Court, Criminal Bar Association (Former Secretary), International Bar Association, European Criminal Bar Association, Association of Commonwealth Lawyers, Association of Military Court Advocates, Association of Fraud Lawyers.



Downside School; Lincoln College, Oxford (BA Philosophy and Psychology).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Anthony Berry QC9 Bedford RowA very impressive and eloquent trial advocate. His advocacy is first class and he has a wonderful manner with the jury. He is a very commanding presence in court and his ability to distil complex legal and factual issues rapidly, succinctly and persuasively is one of his very best attributes.