Ali Rafati > Chambers of Deni Mathews > Plymouth, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Deni Mathews
KBG Chambers

Work Department

Criminal Law


Ali became a tenant at King’s Bench Chambers following the completion of his 12 months pupillage. He now has an exclusively criminal practice defending and prosecuting every class of case. He is regularly instructed in murders, serious violent/sexual offences, serious frauds and drugs cases.
He is fully computer-literate and understands the inner working of computer substructure, which maybe essential in image download cases.


Called to The Bar 1993

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Ali RafatiKBG ChambersAn excellent criminal barrister.

KBG Chambers in Plymouth has ‘a good range of barristers who have exceptional knowledge‘. In recent instructions of note, Nicholas Lewin recently defended in the case of a serial rapist in Plymouth, and Ali Rafati defended a 66-year-old care worker who received a suspended sentence after being convicted of causing death by dangerous driving, by crashing her car while transporting an elderly client, who subsequently died in hospital back to her home. Francesca Whebell primarily represents defendants in cases involving drugs, serious violence, and serious sexual offences. Hollie Gilbery is ‘a great communicator; her advice is clear and concise and her advocacy skills are excellent‘.