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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

ONE DERBY SQUARE, LIVERPOOL, L2 9XX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Fax:
Fax 0151 236 3433
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester

Gordon Cole QC

Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/people/gordon-cole-qc/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Criminal

Position

Gordon has specialised in crime for over 30 years with experience of all forms of serious crime including murder, manslaughter, drugs, fraud, police corruption and serious sexual abuse. He has been involved in many substantial drug, murder and fraud cases, many of which have been VHCC cases. He conducts cases all over the country, and hears a significant number in the Court of Appeal.

Career

Called 1979; Silk 2006

Member

Criminal Bar Association


Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Crime

Within: Leading Silks

Gordon Cole QC - Exchange ChambersParticularly recommended for high-value fraud cases.

Within: Crime

Exchange Chambers is home to one of the strongest criminal teams in the region, with barristers regularly appearing in serious and complex cases. According to one client, the set 'has some real quality barristers and great strength in depth', a sentiment which was echoed by several others, who praised the sets 'great ability to provide alternative counsel' even at short notice. High-profile instructions include Gordon Cole QC's representation of England cricketer Ben Stokes, who was acquitted of charges of affray concerning what the defence argued was Stokes' and a team-mate's intervention in a homophobic attack. Among the juniors, Mark Ainsworth was instructed as the leading junior in a three month trial to prosecuted the Liverpool-based Fernhill Gang, who supplied class A drugs within the city. David Potter was appointed to the circuit bench.

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