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The Chambers of Richard Booth QC

119 CHURCH STREET, BRIGHTON, BN1 1UD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01273 625625
Fax:
Fax 01273 698888
DX:
36670 BRIGHTON-2
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Web:
www.1cor.com
Brighton, London

Regional Bar: South Eastern Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton is home to Paul Ashwell and Stuart Wright, who act for clients on a wide range of commercial matters, including professional negligence, contractual disputes and director and shareholder issues.

Leading Juniors

Paul Ashwell - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonA vastly experienced, calm and methodical advocate.

Ranked: tier 1

Stuart Wright - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonGoes above and beyond for clients.

Ranked: tier 1

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Crime

The criminal team at 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton is instructed on a wide range of serious violent, sexual, and drug-related offenses for both prosecution and defence. Notable recent work includes Rebecca Upton's defence of an alleged drug debt enforcer charged with attempted murder, who was eventually convicted of section 18 wounding, and Rowan Jenkins' successful prosecution of a mother charged with gross negligence manslaughter, following her daughter's consumption of methadone left out by the defendant. Christopher Prior joined the set from Westgate Chambers in 2018.

Leading Juniors

Christopher Prior - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonA calm, diligent and accomplished barrister.

Ranked: tier 1

Rowan Jenkins - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonParticularly recommended for sexual offences cases involving vulnerable defendants.

Ranked: tier 1

Daniel Frier - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonHis submissions are reasoned, measured, and nuanced.

Ranked: tier 2

Rebecca Upton - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonShe is always thoroughly prepared and has a very good rapport with other advocates and judges.

Ranked: tier 2

Jonathan Atkinson - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonRecommended for cases involving serious disclosure issues.

Ranked: tier 3

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Family and children law

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton continues to operate across the family and children law space, with specialist practitioners in finance, care and private children work. The set is also notable for its work concerning cross-border placements and relocations. Anita Mehta departed the set for 4 Paper Buildings.

Leading Juniors

Amanda Minto - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonA formidable advocate who fights her clients' corner.

Ranked: tier 1

Eleanor Battie - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonCombines a forceful presence in court with a sympathetic manner with clients.

Ranked: tier 2

Jane Peckham - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonHighly experienced in financial provision matters.

Ranked: tier 2

Tim Bergin - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonOffers sound, sensible and proactive advice and advocacy.

Ranked: tier 2

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Leading Sets
Leading Sets - ranked: tier 1

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton

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Property

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton's members are instructed on both residential and commercial landlord and tenant matters, along with receiving instructions from local authorities. Other key areas include boundary disputes and listed building issues.

Leading Juniors

Paul Ashwell - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonA vastly experienced, calm and methodical advocate.

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Sinnatt - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonA master advocate.

Ranked: tier 1

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