Set Profile > 23ES > London, England

23ES
23ES
1 GRAY’S INN SQUARE
LONDON
WC1R 5AA
England

South Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud) Tier 2

At 23ES, recent case highlights include Kate Lumsdon QC prosecuting Daniel Styles who was convicted of the murder of a vulnerable alcoholic who he had allowed to stay at his home during lockdown. Eloise Marshall QC is instructed in high-profile cases of murder, people trafficking and serious sexual offences; James Bloomer is sought after for his expertise in representing vulnerable defendants charged with serious offences; and Alan Gardner prosecutes and defends in cases involving complex fraud, organised crime, murder and serious sexual offences, including large-scale child sexual abuse cases.

Leading Silks

Kate Lumsdon QC - 23ESA superb silk - utterly unflappable and jury-friendly.
Ranked: Tier 2
Eloise Marshall QC - 23ESEloise combines tactical flair with a grounded and practical approach. A silk who remains calm under pressure.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 2
Alan Gardner - 23ESAlan is a class act. He is thoroughly prepared, tactically astute, charming and very effective before a jury.
Ranked: Tier 2
Patrick Duffy - 23ESHe is very hard-working, and the result of his diligence is evident in the results he obtains.
Ranked: Tier 3
Rhodri James - 23ESRhodri has a strong court presence, which works well with both judges and juries. He always has a full understanding of the facts in very complex cases.
Ranked: Tier 3
Stephen Shay - 23ESMeticulous in his preparation.
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

An extremely professional and resourceful set of chambers‘.

Clerking

Chambers director Wayne King runs a tight ship‘.

Adam Chapman is a diligent and highly skilled clerk – always a pleasure to deal with‘.

Adam Chapman always goes above and beyond to try and help‘.

London Bar > Fraud: crime Tier 2

23 Essex Street 'has an extremely good reputation in the field of fraud', and is consequently known for 'skilled and diligent' representation of clients in major fraud cases, ranging from Ponzi schemes to boiler room fraud, money laundering, and tax and election fraud, both prosecuting and defending. Recent matters include James McCrindell, who defended in an election fraud case involving obtaining signatures by claiming to represent other parties; the matter was one of the first cases heard in a Nightingale Court. Mark Fenhalls QC  prosecuted the operator of a foreign exchange Ponzi scheme. Cairns Nelson QC, who is representing a former football executive accused of alleged theft of money from CONCACAF, the North American and Central American football governing body, is one of several members with connections in the Cayman Islands.

Leading Silks

Charles Miskin QC23 Essex StreetCharles has an extraordinary courtroom presence. He is incredibly eloquent and persuasive. He effortlessly holds the attention of a judge even when dealing with complex details and technical legal arguments. He quickly wins his clients' trust and provides sound and practical advice.
Ranked: Tier 1
Cairns Nelson QC23 Essex StreetCairns is a very charming individual who opponents, judges and juries alike warm to, but this bonhomie belies his tenacity and an acute tactical nose that makes him one of the best fraud defence silks in the business.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2
Paul Ozin QC23 Essex StreetPaul has a phenomenal legal brain and a good strategic sense of the best ways to cut through a complex case. His work ethic ensures that no stone remains unturned in a case.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Richard Bentwood23 Essex StreetRichard has an assiduous eye for detail and a forensic approach to considering the evidence in a case.'
Ranked: Tier 3
Tom Godfrey23 Essex StreetTom has an eye for detail and a confident grasp of the law. He relates extremely well to both professional and lay clients.'
Ranked: Tier 4

Testimonials

Set

23 Essex Street have remarkable talent from junior to senior counsel.’

23 Essex Street has an extremely good reputation in the field of fraud and asset forfeiture; one that is richly deserved. Counsel are, without exception, skilled and diligent.’

23 Essex Street is a great set of Chambers with some very fine counsel there, silks and juniors, prosecutors and defenders.’

23 Essex Street is a chambers which sets the bar for criminal defence. It has been my chambers of choice for 20 years and I don’t see that changing. In terms of prosecution, its members do so with the same level of commitment as if defending, but always with fairness.

Clerking

Even queries of the utmost urgency are dealt with efficiently by Wayne King and the clerking team – they know how to get the right person for the job.’

The clerks will go out of their way to assist. Wayne King and Adam Chapman are my points of contact generally. I find their communication is exemplary and the service they provide is always of a very high quality.’

The clerks are an invaluable asset to 23 Essex Street. They are always prepared to help.’

The clerks are bright and willing to help. They will go out of their way to assist professional clients identify the right barrister for the job. Adam Chapman is standout for his courtesy and efficiency. Liam Kitcher and Michael Barrett are hardworking and always polite. Wayne King has tremendous energy and will go the extra mile for the client.’

The Clerks will bend over backwards to accommodate you.

Wayne King has a natural ability to combine solicitors with barristers.’

Northern Circuit > Company and insolvency

Leading Juniors

Claire Bunbury - 23 Essex StreetClaire is excellent with clients, always responsive, pragmatic and thorough in her advice, extremely knowledgeable and a very effective advocate.
Ranked: Tier 2
Tom Gosling - 23 Essex StreetTom has brilliant interpersonal skills and a great down-to-earth approach which puts him ahead of the game when dealing with our clients. His commerciality combined with his ability to explain more complex areas of law and litigation make him an invaluable asset when our clients are faced with tough decisions.
Ranked: Tier 2

Northern Circuit > Commercial litigation

Leading Juniors

Brad Pomfret - 23 Essex StreetBrad is excellent. He gives sound commercial advice and is always available.
Ranked: Tier 2

Northern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

Leading Juniors

Tom Gosling - 23 Essex StreetTom is excellent. His advice is always sound (both from a technical and commercial perspective) and he is extremely user-friendly and is always prepared to go the extra mile to assist. His written and oral advocacy skills are always top rate.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 2

Northern Circuit > Property and construction

Leading Juniors

Brad Pomfret - 23 Essex StreetBrad is a robust advocate who exudes confidence in court. He has gone from strength to strength during his career. He is certainly one of the barristers at the top of my list when instructing Counsel. He gives straightforward, user friendly, commercial advice. He offers astute tactical advice which demonstrates his in-depth grasp of the law and significant experience in the Court.
Ranked: Tier 2

London Bar > Crime Tier 3

At 23ES, the team has a solid track record in prosecuting and defending across the full spectrum of criminal matters, including murder, terrorism, and sexual offences. In a recent highlight for the set, Paul Bogan QC successfully represented a 21-year-old autistic man, who had been charged with multiple offences under the Explosive Substances Act and the Terrorism Act, in R v Copeland before the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court reversed an initial decision made by the Court of Appeal, on the grounds that personal experimentation with such substances – without an ulterior, unlawful purpose – can be a lawful object.

Leading Silks

Paul Bogan QC23ESHe has excellent client care skills, excellent rapport with clients and other professionals to include judges, solicitors and opponents at court. Everyone who comes into contact with him speaks highly of him. He works well with instructing solicitors and is always willing to go the extra mile. His advocacy skills are excellent and has the jury (and oftenjjudges) eating out of his hands.
Ranked: Tier 2
Francis FitzGibbon QC23ESFrancis is industrious and methodical. He works well to get the most out of his opponents. He is courteous and has a measured effective court style. He plans witness handling carefully and juries find him reassuring. Good planning and competent advocate.
Ranked: Tier 2
Allison Hunter QC - 23ESAllison is a unique advocate because her affable manner, both in and out of court belies a determined advocate with a steely determination to get the right result, whether prosecuting or defending. She has a prodigious grasp of the detail of her cases, is a devastating cross-examiner and delivers closing speeches that leave opponents almost no room to manoeuvre.
Ranked: Tier 2
Cairns Nelson QC - 23ESHe relates equally well with high court judges as he does with lay clients and jury. His attitude to client care is second to none. Many silks can be rather "hands-off" when it comes to interacting with lay clients but this is certainly not true of Cairns who is careful to make his client feel an important part of the process. This natural ability to interact with others translates into him being a most impressive and relatable jury advocate.
Ranked: Tier 2
Lisa Wilding QC23ESLisa is a star performer. She is genuinely a class act. She fights her way through bloody cut-throats; her cross-examination on evidence such as phone schedules is a thing of beauty. Her judgement is impeccable, and she commands courtrooms.
Ranked: Tier 3
Mark Fenhalls QC - 23ESAbsolute class performer. Manages clients brilliantly and offers clear cogent advice.
Ranked: Tier 3
Kate Lumsdon QC - 23ESKate is exceptional. She pays meticulous attention to detail; has a very calm and reassuring manner; is formidable in case presentation. Juries love her. Her determined modesty and she has a knack of hitting the nail on the head when it comes to cross examination.
Ranked: Tier 3
Eloise Marshall QC - 23ESEloise is an advocate of the highest order — fearless in cross-examination and a shrewd tactician. Eloise has unpicked cases to reveal legal and factual points that have won out in court and is great with clients.
Ranked: Tier 3
Charles Miskin QC - 23ESCharles is a very skilled and effective prosecution barrister. He has a very easy and understated manner which belies his considerable skill and ability. He is clearly someone who is quick to gain the trust of the judge and jury. He is very personable and charming and a pleasure to work with.
Ranked: Tier 3
James Mulholland QC - 23ESApproachable, hardworking and sensible in his approach.
Ranked: Tier 3
John Price QC - 23ESA brilliant silk and the pre-eminent silk for prosecuting cases of complexity and sensitivity, particularly where there are difficult questions of law.
Ranked: Tier 3
Rossano Scamardella QC23ESRossano has outstanding communication skills with clients of all backgrounds. He is meticulous in respect of the work that they do, in particular, building cases around unused material. The closing speeches that Rossano delivers are second to none. His delivery is calm and submissions are completely heard and understood by whichever jury has the pleasure to hear him. His style of cross examination is an education.
Ranked: Tier 3

2020 Silks

Leading Juniors

Elisabeth Acker - 23ESLizzy is hardworking, enthusiastic, and determined. She puts lay clients at their ease and has the confidence of her professional clients, her opponents, and the court.
Ranked: Tier 2
Tom Godfrey23ESTom has an eye for detail and a confident grasp of the law. His outstanding feature is his ability to relate to both professional and last clients - he is able to reassure the nervous client, calm the belligerent and win over the sceptical. His charm and courtesy makes him popular with opponents, judges and the court.
Ranked: Tier 2
Patrick Duffy - 23ESHe can present complicated evidence to a jury with patience, charm and wit.
Ranked: Tier 3
Rhodri James - 23ESSimply outstanding when it comes to cross-examining vulnerable witnesses.
Ranked: Tier 3
Nathan Rasiah - 23ESHe is very bright and fantastic on his feet. A quick thinker. He prosecutes fearlessly but fairly and is a pleasure as an opponent. He fights his corner very hard. A class act.
Ranked: Tier 3
Jeremy Rosenberg - 23ESJeremy is a class act.
Ranked: Tier 3
Madeleine Wolfe - 23ESMadeleine is a very talented and experienced advocate with extensive knowledge of the most serious and complex cases. A commanding yet calm presence in court, robust in any legal arguments and savvy in cross-examination. She deliveries the most impressive closing speeches.
Ranked: Tier 3
Lesley Bates23ESLesley has legal skills applied in a practical and effective way. She is very strong under pressure and has complete control and management of cases. An extremely effective advocate who is practical and considerate of others, and a tactical and strategic thinker and planner.
Ranked: Tier 3
James Bloomer - 23ESMeticulous and details orientated but a fierce advocate in his clients' interests - a highly impressive barrister, never to be underestimated.
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

The set has never provided me with anything less than exceptional service.’

The set offers an outstanding service.’

23 Essex Street excels in the quality of QCs and juniors specialising in crime.’

Clerking

Clerks at this firm work quickly and are always on the ball. They are always contactable and are first to let you know of late listings before the court even call or email.’

The set has a conscientious, approachable, and highly professional clerking team who go the extra mile to assist solicitors.’

Adam Chapman is an excellent clerk as he just makes the solicitor’s job that much easier. He is able to match suitable counsel to a case and keeps in constant contact.’

The clerking team is lead by Wayne King, who is a great clerk.’

Adam Chapman is the ultimate clerk – highly proficient, excellent skills and always dependable.’

Northern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud) Tier 3

23 Essex Street has an ‘excellent team‘ with ‘strength in depth‘. The set is home to Bob Sastry, who has extensive experience handling cases involving large-scale conspiracies, fraud matters, money laundering, grave allegations of violence and serious cases of a sexual nature. Barry White is another standout practitioner and is ‘relentless‘ in pursuing the best outcome for his clients. The ‘very professionalDaniel Lister and Hugh McKee are also noted. McKee frequently prosecute and defend in cases involving serious sexual allegations, violence, murder, conspiracies to rob and to supply drugs.

Leading Juniors

Bob Sastry - 23 Essex StreetBob's strengths are his personable and committed approach to each case. He is a very likeable individual as far as the client is concerned, which is epitomised in his relentless and tenacious attitude towards ensuring the client's legal interests are professionally and properly protected.
Ranked: Tier 2
Barry White - 23 Essex StreetBarry is a formidable barrister dedicated to ensuring the best outcome for clients, always striving to act in their best interests. He provides excellent client care ensuring he meets with clients at the earliest opportunity to review the evidence with them at length leaving no stone unturned.
Ranked: Tier 2
Daniel Lister - 23 Essex StreetDaniel is undoubtedly a silk in the making with a skillset well beyond his year of call.
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

‘Our serious & general crime team are fans of 23 Essex Street. The set is known for its consistency and quality, particularly for serious crime. ‘

‘The best criminal set in the North West. Fantastic clerks. Strong group of capable down to earth counsel. Would highly recommend.’

‘This Chambers offers excellent service. Team of experienced counsel, all of whom provide a polished and professional approach.’

‘Very good chambers. Always able to assist at short notice. They can never do enough for you. ‘

‘The chambers have an excellent team and have never been disappointed with choice of Counsel.’

‘The chambers has a wide and diverse array of options in respect of criminal counsel. Senior clerk Sean Hulston always goes above and beyond to ensure the preferred choice of counsel is available.’

’23ES are a good set of chambers with several high quality advocates. ‘

’23 Essex Street have strength-in-depth. If it is that an instructed advocate has to drop out of a case, which can happen given how cases are listed, you can expect to receive a replacement advocate of equal or senior call. We are always consulted in these scenarios in order that any views that we may have are taken into account.’

Clerking

‘Sean Hulson and Kevin Ambridge are superb. Experienced. Accessible. Can do attitude. Get the right counsel for the job. Would highly recommend.’

‘The Clerks are easy to contact and personable, which is of great assistance when some negotiation is required in terms of matters be listed.’

‘Very good service, excellent end user care, always keep you informed and are able to deal with any problem they face with rigour.’

‘Both Sean Hulston and Kevin Ambridge are absolutely fantastic – extremely approachable; understand the needs of instructing Solicitors and go above and beyond their call of duty.’

‘Sean Hulston and Kevin Ambridge are the clerks at the Manchester annex. They are extremely helpful and will work to cover cases even at short notice. Even if they cannot cover the case themselves they will do the ringing round to other sets to ensure that he work is covered.’

Colin Perrin is very amiable and goes out of his way to assist as and when required.’

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law Tier 3

23ES has an 'established presence in professional discipline'. Paul Ozin QC, who is Chair of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers, successfully represented a client in judicial review, R (Awodola) v ACCA, concerning a claim that a rule book change in the course of an appeal process, held to apply to clients' case was unfair and breached natural justice. Tim Grey 'is without a doubt elite counsel in regulatory proceedings'; he represented the GMC in the case of a doctor who had murdered his mother following a long and abusive upbringing and relationship, and was later found to be impaired and erased from the medical register.

Leading Silks

Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

‘A good set in terms of regulatory/disciplinary work.’

‘Counsel availability is always excellent. They have a breadth of experience and always have someone able to take on any case. I have been impressed with their diversity.’

Clerking

‘The set is clerked very well, by a well-organised team run by the excellent Wayne King.’

‘Dan Randall is simply excellent and leads the clerking team in this sector. He is extremely knowledgeable about both the sector and about finding the right fit for the right case. Wayne King as chambers director is also extremely well informed across the piece.’

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud) Tier 2

At 23ES, recent case highlights include Kate Lumsdon QC prosecuting Daniel Styles who was convicted of the murder of a vulnerable alcoholic who he had allowed to stay at his home during lockdown. Eloise Marshall QC is instructed in high-profile cases of murder, people trafficking and serious sexual offences; James Bloomer is sought after for his expertise in representing vulnerable defendants charged with serious offences; and Alan Gardner prosecutes and defends in cases involving complex fraud, organised crime, murder and serious sexual offences, including large-scale child sexual abuse cases.

Leading Silks

Kate Lumsdon QC - 23ESA superb silk - utterly unflappable and jury-friendly.
Ranked: Tier 2
Eloise Marshall QC - 23ESEloise combines tactical flair with a grounded and practical approach. A silk who remains calm under pressure.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 2
Alan Gardner - 23ESAlan is a class act. He is thoroughly prepared, tactically astute, charming and very effective before a jury.
Ranked: Tier 2
Patrick Duffy - 23ESHe is very hard-working, and the result of his diligence is evident in the results he obtains.
Ranked: Tier 3
Rhodri James - 23ESRhodri has a strong court presence, which works well with both judges and juries. He always has a full understanding of the facts in very complex cases.
Ranked: Tier 3
Stephen Shay - 23ESMeticulous in his preparation.
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

An extremely professional and resourceful set of chambers‘.

Clerking

Chambers director Wayne King runs a tight ship‘.

Adam Chapman is a diligent and highly skilled clerk – always a pleasure to deal with‘.

Adam Chapman always goes above and beyond to try and help‘.

23ES

23ES is a modern, innovative, approachable set of barristers, with a leading reputation in crime, fraud, a range of regulatory and disciplinary matters and more recently commercial law. John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC were elected as joint head of chambers in November 2015. Under their collective stewardship chambers has continued to grow and is a national criminal set in London and Manchester.

The set: Chambers has a genuine commitment to teamwork, supported by both its formal training programme and its inherent culture, which ensures important recent experience is shared across chambers. This experience is broad, with members of chambers undertaking the entire range of mainstream criminal law, as well as associated regulatory and civil work. Within this, chambers has set up a number of specialist teams, offering a strong portfolio of barristers who are effective at all levels, to harness and develop expertise in certain niche practice areas.

Members regularly appear in high-profile cases in all levels of court in England and Wales as well as other jurisdictions, including the International Criminal Court and the European Court of Human Rights.

Chambers is supported by a motivated clerking team that are committed to delivering a first-class service to clients and members alike.

Types of work undertaken: Chambers deals with Crime, Financial and Corporate Crime, Regulatory and Professional Discipline work , Inquests and Inquiries,  Civil and Commercial work. Specialist areas include corporate and financial regulatory, healthcare discipline, police discipline, environmental crime, IP crime and trading standards. Chambers also undertakes Court Martial, Prison Law,  Property Law, Sports Law and direct access work. Chambers also has a strong track record in international work with members appearing in human rights cases involving genocide, war crimes, and international terrorism.

Crime: 23ES is one of the largest and strongest sets of criminal barristers in England and Wales. Chambers currently has over 100 barristers. The size and national presence of chambers enables it to offer a genuine depth and expertise across the full spectrum of criminal law. Chambers not only defends at the highest level, but is also instructed by all of the major prosecuting agencies including the Serious Fraud Office,  Organised Crime Division, the Complex Casework Units and BEIS, on a national level. The general crime team also have a particular expertise in sexual offences involving vulnerable witnesses, and county-lines drug offences.

Financial and Corporate Crime: 23ES continues to enjoy a superb reputation in this field, with talented and sought after Members prosecuting and defending in many serious and notable fraud cases both in the UK and other common law jurisdictions. Chambers has significant and growing experience in advisory and investigation work in fraud related HMRC tribunal work. Alongside the financial crime practice, runs the civil fraud team comprising commercial law specialists with expertise in civil consequences of fraud such as insolvency. Many of the juniors undertake secondments at the key financial regulators, including the FCA, HMRC and SFO, enhancing chambers knowledge and experience.

Professional regulatory and discipline: Chambers continues to present the most serious of cases on behalf of various regulators, including appellate and public law work. These include healthcare regulators (GMC, GDC, GCC, GOC, NMC, RCN, SRA, HCPC), financial regulators (notably ACCA and CIPFA), police work and niche work regulators, including the British Psychoanalytical Council and the Forensic Science Regulator.

Chambers services cross-over criminal/regulatory work from BEIS, FCA, Environmental,Trading Standards and CMA. There is strength across call bands, including the junior members of chambers have a depth of experience beyond their call built on secondment posts with the regulators.

Commercial: The team offers barristers of differing seniorities and styles, with specialisms ranging from traditional chancery areas such as trusts, wills, probate and real property, company law, partnership, Inheritance Act claims, charities and taxation to general commercial litigation, sale of goods and professional negligence. It also has considerable expertise in corporate and personal insolvency.

Additionally, a number of members of the team have significant experience in banking and finance matters, acting for a number of large lenders as well as borrowers on areas ranging from securities to the Consumer Credit Act 1974.

Education and training: Members of chambers are involved in all stages of education and training at the Bar. Chambers is proud to have provided several chairmen of the Criminal Bar Association as well as a leader of the South Eastern Circuit and many members of the committees of these and other organisations; thereby contributing to the sustainability and growth of the bar. Paul Ozin QC co-authors a leading practitioners text on the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and was co-ordinating editor of 23 Essex Streets Financial Crime Update in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. The general editor of Archbold and Criminal Law Week, James Richardson QC, remains a door tenant having practised from chambers and members regularly contribute to a range of legal periodicals. 23 Essex Street is a recognised leader in the field of legal training, running its own continuing education seminars and a well renowned pupillage training programme. Chambers commitment to education and training is ongoing.

Tenancy: Applications should be addressed to the director of tenancy, Rossano Scamardella QC. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Please see the website for further details.

Pupillage: Applications are advertised on the website – www.23es.com

Mini-pupillage: A limited number are available.

Correspondence regarding mini-pupillages should be made via the email address minipupillage@23es.com.

London:  1 Grays Inn Square, London, WC1R 5AA

Manchester:  Waterhouse, 2nd Floor, 41 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 2BG Tel: 0161 870 9969 DX: 303434 Manchester

 

 

Department Name Email Telephone
Joint Head of Chambers PRICE QC, John (1982)
Joint Head of Chambers NELSON QC, Cairns (1987)
MISKIN QC, Charles (1975)
Enoch QC Dafydd (1985)
FitzGibbon QC Francis (1986)
BOGAN QC, Paul (1983)
MULHOLLAND QC, James (1986)
ALI QC, Zafar (1994)
FENHALLS QC, Mark (1992)
OZIN QC, Paul (1987)
HUNTER QC, Allison (1986)
CLARK QC, Tim (1993)
LUMSDON QC, Kate (2018)
MARSHALL QC, Eloise (2018)
SCAMARDELLA QC, Rossano (2018)
MACHIN, Charles (1973)
MULHOLLAND, Michael (1976)
HARRISON, Michael (1979)
HORNSBY, Walton (1980)
MCKEE, Hugh (1983)
RILEY, John (1983)
BROWN, Roy (1983)
SHAY, Stephen (1984)
WILLIAMS, Brian (1986)
CRANSTON-MORRIS, Wayne (1986)
PRITCHETT, Stephen (1989)
FORGAN, Hugh (1989)
SMITH, Jonathan (1991)
AMIS, Christopher (1991)
MOORE, Richard (1992)
MILNE, Richard (1992)
O'CONNOR, Ged (1993)
MCCRINDELL, James (1993)
BENTWOOD, Richard (1994)
WATKINS, Adam (1994)
CASELLA, Bart (1995)
HARGAN, Carl (1995)
MCGRATH, Francis (1995)
HOSSAIN, Ahmed (1996)
MORRIS, Sarah (1996)
SASTRY, Bob (1996)
BRODY, Saul (1996)
HOPE, Ian (1996)
GARDNER, Alan (1997)
ROYLE, Charles (1997)
SANDYS, Neil (1998)
WOLFE, Madeleine (1998)
FUGALLO, Daniel (1999)
SMITH, Graham (1999)
BATES, Leslie (1999)
DUNKIN, Oliver (1999)
GREY,Tim (1999)
HUSBANDS, Abigail (2000)
HAMLET, Christopher (2000)
BLOOMER, James (2000)
POVALL, David (2000)
HARRIS, Adrian (2001)
FARLEY, David (2001)
EAGLESTONE, William (2001)
KHAN, Aisha (2002)
DYE, John (2002)
JAMES, Rhodri (2002)
HILL, Rina-Marie (2002)
SAUL, Sonya (2002)
BANKS, Nathan (2003)
COMMON, Hamish (2003)
GODFREY, Tom (2003)
POMFRET, Brad (2004)
GOSLING, Tom (2004)
UPTON, Alexander (2004)
MOHAMMED, Rashad (2004)
BUNBURY, Claire (2006)
TEMPLETON, Joseph (2006)
VANSTONE, Rebecca (2006)
MORGAN, Iestyn (2006)
BARRACLOUGH, Lee (2006)
RASIAH, Nathan (2007)
DUFFY, Patrick (2007)
WHITE, Barry (2007)
ROSENBERG, Jeremy (2009)
SAYNOR, Richard (2009)
CABRAL, Carolina (2009)
LISTER, Daniel (2009)
WHEELER, Rupert (2010)
ACKER, Elizabeth (2010)
DUONG, Helena (2010)
GAINZA, Victoria (2010)
MCINTYRE, Sarah-Kate (2011)
SMITH, Robert (2011)
TOLSON, Asa (2012)
MILLS, Alex (2012)
TREFGARNE, Sam (2012)
MURPHY, Micheal (2013)
DAINTY, David (2013)
O'DONOGHUE, Daniel (2013)
QUEFFURUS, Sasha (2014)
WHITE, Tom (2015)
CYPLES, Kelly (2016)
TEALE, Josephine (2016)
CLEGG, Amelia (2017)
STEWART, Caroline (2017)
HODGETTS, Matthew (2017)
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 Walton Hornsby  photo Walton Hornsby Walton has both prosecuted and defended major crime for a number of…
 Ahmed Hossain  photo Ahmed Hossain A highly recommended trial advocate with a particular focus on complex conspiracy…
 Allison Hunter  photo Allison Hunter Allison is routinely instructed to prosecute and defend in cases of significant…
 Abigail Husbands  photo Abigail Husbands Abigail Husbands is a specialist Rape panel and Grade 3 CPS advocate.…
 Rhodri James  photo Rhodri James Over the last year, Rhodri has acted in the following trials; attempted…
 Aisha Khan  photo Aisha Khan A criminal defence specialist, Aisha Khan is instructed in a broad range…
 Hannah Kinch  photo Hannah Kinch Hannah prosecutes and defends, as a led junior or alone, in cases…
 Kate Lumsdon  photo Kate Lumsdon Kate Lumsdon QC has recently taken silk following a successful career defending…
 Eloise Marshall  photo Eloise Marshall A highly-skilled and polished advocate, Eloise stands out for her exceptional trial…
Mr James McCrindell  photo Mr James McCrindell
 Francis McGrath  photo Francis McGrath Francis is an exceptional practitioner with a high level of expertise in…
Ms Sarah-Kate McIntyre  photo Ms Sarah-Kate McIntyre Sarah-Kate Prosecutes and Defends daily in the Crown Court in all areas…
 Alex Mills  photo Alex Mills Alex has appeared in the youth, crown and magistrates’ court. He has…
 Richard Milne  photo Richard Milne Richard’s methodical but creative intellect, ensures him a steady flow of significant…
 Charles Miskin photo Charles Miskin In the last four years the leading directories have said that Charles…
Mr Iestyn Morgan  photo Mr Iestyn Morgan
Miss Sarah Morris  photo Miss Sarah Morris
Mr James Mulholland photo Mr James Mulholland
 Cairns Nelson photo Cairns Nelson Over the years, Cairns has acquired considerable expertise in the field of…
 Ged O’Connor  photo Ged O’Connor Ged O’Connor’s practice covers all areas of the criminal law, and he…
Mr Daniel O'Donoghue photo Mr Daniel O'Donoghue Daniel joined 23 Essex Street in October 2015 after successful completion of…
 Paul Ozin photo Paul Ozin Paul has particular expertise in white-collar crime cases (including company, business, revenue,…
 David Povall  photo David Povall David Povall practises across all areas of criminal law including fatal violence…
 John Price photo John Price ‘Extremely capable and a very skilled cross-examiner.’  Legal 500, 2015 : Crime…
Miss Divya Puri  photo Miss Divya Puri
Ms Sasha Queffurus  photo Ms Sasha Queffurus Sasha regularly appears in Magistrates’ Courts, Youth Courts and Crown Court. She…
 Nathan Rasiah  photo Nathan Rasiah Nathan has experience in all areas of criminal law. He is a…
 John Riley  photo John Riley John Riley has experience in all areas of criminal law, both prosecuting…
Mr Michael Roques  photo Mr Michael Roques
Mr Jeremy Rosenberg  photo Mr Jeremy Rosenberg eremy has a deep understanding of all types of financial crime. Jeremy…
 Charles Royle  photo Charles Royle Charles has an established practice in complex and serious cases. He primarily…
 Neil Sandys  photo Neil Sandys Neil is much in demand as both a Prosecution and defence Advocate.…
 Sonya Saul  photo Sonya Saul Sonya Saul is a junior of 12 years call, who prosecutes and…
 Richard Saynor  photo Richard Saynor Richard is a highly regarded and sought after practitioner with a busy…
 Rossano Scamardella  photo Rossano Scamardella With a reputation for sound judgment, thorough preparation and fearless advocacy, Rossano…
Mr Stephen Shay  photo Mr Stephen Shay Stephen Shay is a senior junior called in 1984, who is regularly…
 Graham Smith  photo Graham Smith Graham defends and prosecutes in all areas of serious and organised crime,…
Miss Caroline Stewart  photo Miss Caroline Stewart
Miss Josephine Teale  photo Miss Josephine Teale
 Joseph Templeton  photo Joseph Templeton Joseph has appeared in the Crown Court, the High Court and the…
 Sam Trefgarne  photo Sam Trefgarne Sam prosecutes and defends in all areas of criminal law, including sexual…
 Alexander Upton  photo Alexander Upton Alex has established an excellent reputation as a confident and persuasive trial…
Miss Rebecca Vanstone photo Miss Rebecca Vanstone
Mr Carl Wheeler  photo Mr Carl Wheeler
Mr Rupert Wheeler  photo Mr Rupert Wheeler Rupert is a criminal barrister with substantial expertise in related public law…
Mr Thomas White  photo Mr Thomas White
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