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23ES
1 Gray\'s Inn Square
WC1R 5AA
England

London Bar > Fraud: crime Tier 2

The experienced criminal fraud set 23ES (formerly 23 Essex Street) defends and prosecutes major SFO investigations and other high-profile financial crime matters. On behalf of a trading standards body, Cairns Nelson KC is prosecuting 11 defendants accused of defrauding elderly members of the public in a boiler room fraud, which made cold calls offering fake energy saving measures. Nelson KC also leads Tom Godfrey in the representation of Newcastle United Football Club, which is the subject of a long-running HMRC tax evasion investigation, with a focus on agents’ fees. Tim Hunter arrived from 2 Harcourt Buildings in May 2022.

Leading Silks

Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 4
Ranked: Tier 4

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

23ES is ‘one of the largest criminal sets with a wide pool of counsel at all levels’. Kate Lumsdon KC successfully prosecuted a man who murdered his girlfriend in a room at the Holiday Inn in Greenwich. James Bloomer successfully defended a man against allegations of sexual abuse of his niece five decades earlier. Alan Gardner KC and Nathan Rasiah KC took silk in March 2022.

Leading Silks

Kate Lumsdon KC23ES ‘Kate is hard working, thorough and has an impeccable court style which inspires confidence and trust. She commands the respect of judges and opponents alike.’
Ranked: Tier 2
Eloise Marshall KC23ES ‘Eloise meticulously prepares the case with a fine-tooth comb. She works extremely hard, is focused, and presents the case fearlessly.’
Ranked: Tier 2

2022 Silks

Alan Gardner KC23ES ‘Alan is personable and a very fair prosecutor. He is always calm under pressure, works extremely hard and is a lethal cross-examiner. He is always on top of the papers and never fails to assist defence counsel. He is a genuinely decent and caring man.’

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 3
Patrick Duffy23ES ‘Patrick works hard on the case and explore all angles, giving considerable thought and analysis to the multiple issues in the matter and the changing shape of the trial. He manages difficult and volatile clients well.’
Ranked: Tier 3
Rhodri James23ES ‘Rhodri always takes on the heavy lifting of defence case preparation which makes him very attractive to instruct from a solicitor’s perspective. There is no case which is too serious or too complex for Rhodri to handle.’ 
Ranked: Tier 3
Stephen Shay23ES ‘Stephen is a brilliant technical advocate, a trustworthy and decent opponent and a measured advocate.’
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

‘Chambers has an excellent array of counsel across general crime, from pupils to silks, confident in their expertise.’

’23ES is one of the best sets in the country, the best prosecution and judge-breeding set in the country. Uniformly capable barristers.’

’23ES is a strong prosecution set with a number of brilliant barristers at all levels. It is also a very influential set.’  

Clerking

‘The criminal clerks are good. Adam Chapman is excellent, a decent person who is really engaged in what he does, very responsive, and extremely good at his job. Adam sets a very high benchmark for those working with him.’

‘The clerks’ room adopts modern practices and matches the skills of each of their barristers to the particular instructions.’ 

London Bar > Crime Tier 3

‘A brilliant chambers with a range of top-notch barristers’, the set at 23ES bring strength in depth to prosecuting and defending serious crime, from complex multi-handed and high-profile murders, to cases involving sexual offences and human trafficking. John Price KC led Nathan Rasiah KC (a 2022 Silk) in the successful prosecution of a man who was sentenced to life in June 2022, for the widely-publicised 1994 murder of Rikki Neave, 13-year-old boy. Eloise Marshall KC prosecuted to conclusion the case of disgraced former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke, who was convicted of sexual assaults. William Eaglestone led the successful prosecution of a former soldier for accused of the sexual assault and rape attacks by multiple servicewomen.

Leading Silks

Ranked: Tier 2
Francis FitzGibbon KC23ESFrancis 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 KC23ESAllison 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
Rossano Scamardella KC23ESRossano 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
Lisa Wilding KC – 23ESLisa 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
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 3
Kate Lumsdon KC – 23ESKate is a calm and persuasive advocate. She couples this with excellent legal knowledge to be extremely effective with both judge and jury.’
Ranked: Tier 3
Eloise Marshall KC – 23ES ‘Eloise is extremely organised and thorough in her preparation of cases and is a fearless advocate in court.’
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 4

2022 Silks

Alan Gardner KC - 23ES 'His advocacy is genuine and straightforward and effective and he has a gift for engaging a jury with his down to earth style. He thoroughly deserved to take silk this year.'
Nathan Rasiah KC – 23ES ‘Nathan is calm under pressure, thorough and determined. An exceptional advocate.’

Leading Juniors

Tom Godfrey – 23ES ‘Tom is a very polished advocate who has a commanding presence in court. He has an excellent legal mind.’
Ranked: Tier 2
Elisabeth Acker – 23ES ‘Lizzy 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
Ranked: Tier 3
James Bloomer – 23ES ‘James prepares cases meticulously. He has excellent client care.’
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 3
Jeremy Rosenberg23ESJeremy is a class act.
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 4
Charles Royle – 23ES ‘Charles is a top-drawer advocate who is able to calm a client, charm a jury and convince a judge.’
Ranked: Tier 4
David Dainty – 23ES ‘David is very professional and has a natural and persuasive way with the jury. ‘
Ranked: Tier 4
Ranked: Tier 4

Testimonials

Set

’23ES is a brilliant chambers with a range of top notch barristers.’

’23ES is a large chambers and that is their greatest strength, as there are a number of exceptional barristers which ensures a high quality of representation .’

’23ES are an outstanding set.’

Clerking

‘The clerks offer an excellent service. Adam Chapman, in particular, is exceptional. He provides full assistance in dealing with listing issues. He provides advice on available counsel and he always responds immediately to queries raised.’

‘Adam Chapman is everything that you need in a clerk – he is professional and personable, and ensures that the instructing solicitors are properly looked-after.’

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law Tier 3

With barristers considered ‘at the top of their game, but down to earth and approachable’, 23ES acts for a range of regulatory bodies, with Paul Ozin KC also active as Chair of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers. In SRA v Khan, Tim Grey represented a high-profile solicitor Sophie Khan, who had been found to have failed to deliver required documents to the SRA, following two High Court orders and a summary strike off. In addition, Rebecca Vanstone represented the regulatory body in GDC v Notta, prosecuting a registrant facing multiple allegations of clinical misconduct and dishonesty.  

Leading Silks

Paul Ozin KC23ESSimply a leader in the field of professional discipline and regulatory law. Paul’s knowledge of the law is second to none. A truly impressive advocate.
Ranked: Tier 1

Leading Juniors

Rebecca Vanstone – 23ESRebecca is great. She is always well prepared, and she is very calm and methodical. Her closing arguments are always very clear and to the point.
Ranked: Tier 2
Tim Grey – 23ESTim is excellent. He clearly has a lot of practical experience and his advice is spot on.
Ranked: Tier 3
Christopher Hamlet23ESChris is pragmatic and persuasive. He cuts through to the key issues in a case.
Ranked: Tier 4

Testimonials

Set

23ES have good strength in depth in this area.

23ES are a go-to set – they always try their best to assist in both civil and criminal matters – especially when there is a crossover. Their barristers tend to be at the top of their game, but down to earth and approachable.

Clerking

Daniel Randall is excellent. Always responds without delay and always gave a top class service by keeping you updated, and where Counsel availability was limited would try and work around this by rearranging diaries (where possible) in order to secure Counsel. He is friendly and approachable and is a go-to clerk at the Chambers. 23ES are lucky to have him on the team.’

Excellent clerking – Daniel Randall is brilliant.

The clerking team is friendly and generally very responsive and pleasant. Daniel Randall deserves a special mention.

Daniel Randall is always very helpful and responsive.

Northern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud) Tier 3

23 Essex Street has ‘fantastic strength-in-depth’. The set houses Daniel Lister, who has a strong criminal practice, and of recent note was instructed in a case stemming Operation Vinetic concerning conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and involves evidence obtained from France after the cooperation of the French, Dutch and English police. Bob Sastry is also a key member and has considerable expertise handling cases involving murder, large-scale conspiracies, serious allegations of violence and sexual offence cases. Hugh McKee and Barry White are also of note.

Leading Juniors

Bob Sastry – 23 Essex StreetBob is very proactive in his approach. He makes himself available for discussions about cases on a day-to-day basis and for conferences with clients. He provides detailed written advice and reports following hearings, including any follow-up actions. His manner with a wide variety of clients cannot be be faulted and he has excellent client care and advocacy skills. He has also achieved very good outcomes both in relation to sentences and acquittals following trial.’
Ranked: Tier 2
Barry White23 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 a superb advocate and tactician, with gravitas in court that goes well beyond his call. More recently, Daniel has established himself as the ‘go to’ junior for serious criminal work in the north. He has achieved some fantastic results and his cool head and reassuring manner make him the perfect choice for high-profile and challenging work where the stakes are high. He is highly recommended.’
Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

‘Chambers often make efforts to keep the same barrister available for cases as it provides clients with familiarity and consistency.’

’23ES has provided suitably experienced counsel and the counsel and clerks work together as a team to keep the instructing solicitor informed and updated. They have also assisted in referrals to 23ES, London, as and when required.’

’23ES are a good set with consistent quality across the board.’

’23ES has fantastic strength-in-depth with a good choice of quality counsel for all types of criminal cases. The silks at chambers are the envy of many criminal sets.’

Clerking

The clerks room has a nice balance and go the extra mile. Wayne King and Adam Chapman are always on hand to assist – both are highly respected and responsive.’

‘Wayne King and Sean Hulston are excellent and very responsive.’

Midland Circuit > Business and regulatory crime (including health and safety)

Leading Juniors

Kevin Saunders – 23ES ‘Kevin is a fearless advocate. He is charming and persuasive and performs well with very different tribunals. He can produce ingenious legal arguments and is able to reveal that even the most apparently watertight case against him could sink at any time. He has a mastery of diplomacy and how to interact in defence of a case.’
Ranked: Tier 1

Midland Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

Leading Juniors

Kevin Saunders23ES ‘Kevin is a fearless advocate. He is charming and persuasive and performs well with very different tribunals. He can produce ingenious legal arguments as if they were a rabbit from a hat and is able to reveal that even the most apparently watertight case against him could sink at any time.’ 
Ranked: Tier 2

Northern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

Leading Juniors

Tom Gosling – 23 Essex StreetTom is a first-class barrister. He is very user-friendly and strikes an immediate rapport with clients, winning their trust in what are usually fractous proceedings given the nature of the work. He provides robust advice and defends client's corners vigorously, but he is also able to get clients to step back from the personal nature of the claims and see the bigger picture.'
Ranked: Tier 2
Jonathan Smith – 23 Essex Street ‘Jonathan is excellent in the detail, always provides practical advice and is prepared for all eventualities, both in conference and at court.’ 
Ranked: Tier 2

Northern Circuit > Commercial litigation

Northern Circuit > Company and insolvency

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

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

23ES is ‘one of the largest criminal sets with a wide pool of counsel at all levels’. Kate Lumsdon KC successfully prosecuted a man who murdered his girlfriend in a room at the Holiday Inn in Greenwich. James Bloomer successfully defended a man against allegations of sexual abuse of his niece five decades earlier. Alan Gardner KC and Nathan Rasiah KC took silk in March 2022.

Leading Silks

Kate Lumsdon KC23ES ‘Kate is hard working, thorough and has an impeccable court style which inspires confidence and trust. She commands the respect of judges and opponents alike.’
Ranked: Tier 2
Eloise Marshall KC23ES ‘Eloise meticulously prepares the case with a fine-tooth comb. She works extremely hard, is focused, and presents the case fearlessly.’
Ranked: Tier 2

2022 Silks

Alan Gardner KC23ES ‘Alan is personable and a very fair prosecutor. He is always calm under pressure, works extremely hard and is a lethal cross-examiner. He is always on top of the papers and never fails to assist defence counsel. He is a genuinely decent and caring man.’

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 3
Patrick Duffy23ES ‘Patrick works hard on the case and explore all angles, giving considerable thought and analysis to the multiple issues in the matter and the changing shape of the trial. He manages difficult and volatile clients well.’
Ranked: Tier 3
Rhodri James23ES ‘Rhodri always takes on the heavy lifting of defence case preparation which makes him very attractive to instruct from a solicitor’s perspective. There is no case which is too serious or too complex for Rhodri to handle.’ 
Ranked: Tier 3
Stephen Shay23ES ‘Stephen is a brilliant technical advocate, a trustworthy and decent opponent and a measured advocate.’
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

‘Chambers has an excellent array of counsel across general crime, from pupils to silks, confident in their expertise.’

’23ES is one of the best sets in the country, the best prosecution and judge-breeding set in the country. Uniformly capable barristers.’

’23ES is a strong prosecution set with a number of brilliant barristers at all levels. It is also a very influential set.’  

Clerking

‘The criminal clerks are good. Adam Chapman is excellent, a decent person who is really engaged in what he does, very responsive, and extremely good at his job. Adam sets a very high benchmark for those working with him.’

‘The clerks’ room adopts modern practices and matches the skills of each of their barristers to the particular instructions.’ 

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Business and regulatory crime (including health and safety)

Leading Juniors

Kevin Saunders – 23ES ‘Kevin is a fearless advocate. He is charming and persuasive and performs well with very different tribunals. He can produce ingenious legal arguments and is able to reveal that even the most apparently watertight case against him could sink at any time. He has a mastery of diplomacy and how to interact in defence of a case.’
Ranked: Tier 1

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

Leading Juniors

Kevin Saunders23ES ‘Kevin is a fearless advocate. He is charming and persuasive and performs well with very different tribunals. He can produce ingenious legal arguments as if they were a rabbit from a hat and is able to reveal that even the most apparently watertight case against him could sink at any time.’ 
Ranked: Tier 2

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. Kate Lumsdon KC and Eloise Marshall KC were elected as joint head of chambers in November 2021. 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 112 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, FCA,  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 KC 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 KC, 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

 

 

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Joint Head of Chambers LUMSDON KC, Kate (2018)
Joint Head of Chambers MARSHALL KC, Eloise (2018)
PRICE KC, John (1982)
NELSON KC, Cairns (1987)
MISKIN KC, Charles (1975)
FITZGIBBON KC Francis (1986)
BOGAN KC, Paul (1983)
MULHOLLAND KC, James (1986)
ALI KC, Zafar (1994)
FENHALLS KC, Mark (1992)
WILDING KC, Lisa (1993)
OZIN KC, Paul (1987)
HUNTER KC, Allison (1986)
CLARK KC, Tim (1993)
SCAMARDELLA KC, Rossano (2018)
HOSSAIN KC, Ahmed (1996)
GARDNER KC, Alan (1997)
RASIAH KC , Nathan (2007)
MACHIN, Charles (1973)
HARRISON, Michael (1979)
HORNSBY, Walton (1980)
MCKEE, Hugh (1983)
RILEY, John (1983)
SHAY, Stephen (1984)
WILLIAMS, Brian (1986)
CRANSTON-MORRIS, Wayne (1986)
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)
THORNE, Sarah (1995
SASTRY, Bob (1996)
BRODY, Saul (1996)
HOPE, Ian (1996)
MORRIS, Sarah (1996)
ROYLE, Charles (1997)
SANDYS, Neil (1998)
HUNTER, Tim (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)
FARLEY, David (2001)
EAGLESTONE, William (2001)
STANGOE, Heather (2001)
PAGE, Flora (2002)
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)
GODDARD, Lisa (2003)
SAUNDERS, Kevin (2003)
POMFRET, Brad (2004)
GOSLING, Tom (2004)
UPTON, Alexander (2004)
MOHAMMED, Rashad (2004)
MOLLOY, Andrew (2004)
BUNBURY, Claire (2006)
TEMPLETON, Joseph (2006)
VANSTONE, Rebecca (2006)
MORGAN, Iestyn (2006)
BARRACLOUGH, Lee (2006)
DUFFY, Patrick (2007)
WHITE, Barry (2007)
DEVANS-TAMAKLOE, Jennifer (2007)
ROSENBERG, Jeremy (2009)
SAYNOR, Richard (2009)
LISTER, Daniel (2009)
ACKER, Elizabeth (2010)
DUONG, Helena (2010)
GAINZA, Victoria (2010)
CUMMINGS, Stephanie (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)
COBB, Elizabeth (2013)
JONES, Rebecca (2013)
MORRISON, Emile (2013)
QUEFFURUS, Sasha (2014)
SAUNDERS, Nick (2014)
WHEELER, Carl (2015)
TEALE, Josephine (2016)
PURI, Divya (2017)
STEWART, Caroline (2017)
HODGETTS, Matthew (2017)
GRIFFITHS, Wesley (2018)
WILLIAMS, Katie (2018)
BARNES, Arianna (2018)
KHAN, Imran (2018)
GOLDRING, Jessica (2019)
SMALL, Oliver (2020)
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Ged O Ged O"ConnorGed O’Connor’s practice covers all areas of the criminal law, and he…
Daniel O'Donoghue photoMr Daniel O'DonoghueDaniel joined 23 Essex Street in October 2015 after successful completion of…
Paul Ozin photo Paul OzinPaul has particular expertise in white-collar crime cases (including company, business, revenue,…
David Povall photo David PovallDavid 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…
Divya Puri photoMiss Divya Puri
Sasha Queffurus photoMs Sasha QueffurusSasha regularly appears in Magistrates’ Courts, Youth Courts and Crown Court. She…
Nathan Rasiah KC photo Nathan Rasiah KCNathan has experience in all areas of criminal law. He is a…
John Riley photo John RileyJohn Riley has experience in all areas of criminal law, both prosecuting…
Michael Roques photoMr Michael Roques
Jeremy Rosenberg photoMr Jeremy Rosenbergeremy has a deep understanding of all types of financial crime. Jeremy…
Charles Royle photo Charles RoyleCharles has an established practice in complex and serious cases. He primarily…
Neil Sandys photo Neil SandysNeil is much in demand as both a Prosecution and defence Advocate.…
Sonya Saul photo Sonya SaulSonya Saul is a junior of 12 years call, who prosecutes and…
Kevin Saunders photoDDr Kevin Saunders
Richard Saynor photo Richard SaynorRichard is a highly regarded and sought after practitioner with a busy…
Rossano Scamardella photo Rossano ScamardellaWith a reputation for sound judgment, thorough preparation and fearless advocacy, Rossano…
Stephen Shay photoMr Stephen ShayStephen Shay is a senior junior called in 1984, who is regularly…
Graham Smith photo Graham SmithGraham defends and prosecutes in all areas of serious and organised crime,…
Caroline Stewart photoMiss Caroline Stewart
Josephine Teale photoMiss Josephine Teale
Joseph Templeton photo Joseph TempletonJoseph has appeared in the Crown Court, the High Court and the…
Sam Trefgarne photo Sam TrefgarneSam prosecutes and defends in all areas of criminal law, including sexual…
Alexander Upton photo Alexander UptonAlex has established an excellent reputation as a confident and persuasive trial…
Rebecca Vanstone photoMiss Rebecca Vanstone
Carl Wheeler photoMr Carl Wheeler
Rupert Wheeler photoMr Rupert WheelerRupert is a criminal barrister with substantial expertise in related public law…
Lisa Wilding  photoMiss Lisa Wilding
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