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Chambers of Deni Mathews
KBG Chambers


Ali Rafati at KBG Chambers is experienced in both prosecution and defence of serious cases, with a particular focus on cases involving vulnerable defendants.

Leading Juniors

Ali Rafati - KBG ChambersHis down-to-earth approach makes him reliable counsel for virtually any client.
Ranked: Tier 2

Family and children law

One of the key sets for family law in Cornwall, KBG Chambers provides 'a diverse broad spectrum' of counsel, covering a wide range of cases across both the public and private children spaces, as well as financial remedy matters. Recent cases for the set included serious child abuse allegations, undisclosed assets in financial remedy proceedings, and jurisdictional issues in private Children Act cases.  

Leading Juniors

Jonathan Bosanko - KBG ChambersMeticulously prepared, personable with clients, and a robust advocate.
Ranked: Tier 1
Gina Small - KBG ChambersTenacious, experienced and really fights for the client.
Ranked: Tier 2
Daniel Swan - KBG ChambersA very safe pair of hands who is unfailingly prepared.
Ranked: Tier 2
William Higginson - KBG ChambersHe treats every case like his only case, and is always well-prepared.
Ranked: Tier 3

Personal injury

At KBG ChambersThomas Challacombe is noted for his strong claimant practice, with particular experience of employer's liability claims involving members of the armed forces.

Leading Juniors

Thomas Challacombe - KBG ChambersApproachable and great with clients.
Ranked: Tier 1


KBG Chambers member Rawdon Crozier is highly experienced in a wide range of property issues, including complex landlord and tenant disputes, and land use matters.

Leading Juniors

Rawdon Crozier - KBG ChambersHis knowledge and application of the law is superb.
Ranked: Tier 1

KBG Chambers has 45 members and offers a wide range of specialist advice and representation within its Criminal, Family and Civil groups. Formed as a result of the merger between King’s Bench Chambers, Plymouth and Godolphin Chambers Truro, both well-established sets on the Western Circuit.

Chambers has branches in Plymouth, Exeter and Truro and covers all courts within Devon , Somerset and Cornwall including Plymouth, Exeter, Barnstaple,Taunton and Truro, as well as other parts of the United Kingdom.

Chambers is forward-looking, with a policy of expansion, and aims to offer a service comparable with the best that can be obtained in London or the other major urban centres, across a broad spectrum of disciplines.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior Clerk Colin Palmer 0845 308 1551
Head family Clerk Yvonne Simmons 0845 308 1551
Head Civil Clerk Jamie Kyte 0845 308 1551
Head Criminal Clerk Lewis Gunn-Colling 0845 308 1551
Head of Chambers Deni Mathews 0845 308 1551
Head of Family Team William Higginson 0845 308 1551
Head of Civil Team Rawdon Croier 0845 308 1551
Barrister Daniel Swan 0845 308 1551
Barrister Gina Small 0845 308 1551
Barrister Jonathon Bosanko 0845 308 1551
Senior Clerk : 1
Family Clerks : 4
Civil Clerks : 2
Criminal Clerks : 2