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Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR

Work Department

Criminal law.


Very experienced criminal practitioner; works for both prosecution and defence; practises mainly in the Crown Court; experienced in dealing with cases in the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal; frequently instructed in very serious and complex cases, including murder, grave violent and sexual offences, drug trafficking offences and frauds; practice also includes police disciplinary and health and safety cases; extensive experience of dealing with sensitive material and public interest applications; gives careful attention to detail and maintains a sound grasp of the issues. Notable cases include: R v Anslow and others 2013 (prosecuted major conspiracy to escape from prison van); R v Taylor 2013 (prosecuted husband who murdered wife, body was never found); R v Harrison and Dickens 2012 (murder of a man shot in bed at home); R v X 2011 (represented young defendant with learning difficulties, ADHD and autism charged with manslaughters and arson); R v Gordon 2010 (represented mother charged with murder of Khyra Ishaq and cruelty to other children); R v Garmson 2009 (instructed on appeal in a leading DNA case); R v Ramnath 2009 (prosecuted doctor for gross negligence manslaughter of patient in hospital).


Called 1979; Recorder 1997; Queen’s Counsel 2008.


Criminal Bar Association.


Queens’ College Cambridge (MA).