Set Profile > Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC > London, England

Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC
25 Bedford Row
LONDON
WC1R 4HD
England

Living Wage

Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

2018 Silks

Adrian Eissa QC - 25 Bedford RowHighly regarded for his in-depth knowledge of POCA issues.

Leading Juniors

Nathaniel Rudolf - 25 Bedford RowProsecutors fear having him as an opponent.
Ranked: Tier 1
Geoffrey Payne - 25 Bedford RowVery personable and demonstrates great client empathy.
Ranked: Tier 3

Crime Tier 1

'An excellent set with high-calibre barristers', 25 Bedford Row is a defence-only set that handles, alongside privately funded work, some of the most difficult publicly funded work, often including multi-defendant violent crime cases. Tyrone Smith QC represented a teenage drug dealer who, having been arrested and found with a 30cm knife four days before, stabbed a youth worker who asked him to stop selling drugs outside his home; the defendant was found not guilty of murder and convicted of wounding with intent. Turning to criminal appeals, Jeremy Dein QC represented far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon in a successful appeal against his initial committal to prison for contempt of court in May 2018 for interfering with sexual offence trials subject to reporting restrictions in Canterbury and Leeds. Among the juniors, Melanie Simpson represented a Hungarian woman who, along with her special constable husband, was convicted of trafficking women to a brothel they ran in an apartment block in Chelsea.

Leading Silks

George Carter-Stephenson QC - 25 Bedford RowA fantastic jury-friendly advocate who ensures they are engaged throughout the case.
Ranked: Tier 1
Jeremy Dein QC - 25 Bedford RowThe more complex and intense the case, the more he thrives.
Ranked: Tier 1
Courtenay Griffiths QC - 25 Bedford RowThe best orator in the profession – simply one of the greatest of all time.
Ranked: Tier 1
Paul Mendelle QC - 25 Bedford RowOne of the silkiest, smoothest advocates in the profession.
Ranked: Tier 1
John Cooper QC - 25 Bedford RowInstructed in serious violent crime cases.
Ranked: Tier 2
Peter Doyle QC - 25 Bedford RowA real gentleman of the profession – it is a privilege to watch him at work.
Ranked: Tier 2
Diana Ellis QC - 25 Bedford RowExtremely thorough and incredibly persistent.
Ranked: Tier 2
Paul Hynes QC - 25 Bedford RowA free-flowing advocate who tests the Crown's case to its limits.
Ranked: Tier 2
Paul Keleher QC - 25 Bedford RowA robust advocate who is great on disclosure issues.
Ranked: Tier 2
Rudi Fortson QC - 25 Bedford RowWell-known as a specialist in illegal and semi-legal drugs and their scientific components.
Ranked: Tier 3
Tom Price QC - 25 Bedford RowVery charming with juries and has a really nice touch with lay clients.
Ranked: Tier 3
Jo Sidhu QC - 25 Bedford RowHe defends in a range of homicide cases.
Ranked: Tier 3
Tyrone Smith QC - 25 Bedford RowHe finds alternative angles in cases others fail to see.
Ranked: Tier 3

2018 Silks

Adrian Eissa QC - 25 Bedford RowA meticulous, technical advocate who is highly rated in the profession.

2019 Silks

Simon Pentol QC - 25 Bedford RowA great advocate, and fearless.

Leading Juniors

Aisling Byrnes - 25 Bedford RowWhen she walks into court, you know she means business.
Ranked: Tier 1
Arlette Piercy - 25 Bedford RowAn old-school "proper brief", particularly good with sensitive and vulnerable clients.
Ranked: Tier 1
Emma Akuwudike - 25 Bedford RowA tough, no-nonsense advocate who delivers results.
Ranked: Tier 2
Carolina Guiloff - 25 Bedford RowDedicated to putting her clients' defence firmly in the minds of the jury,
Ranked: Tier 2
Michael Neofytou - 25 Bedford RowA big personality – judges and juries like him.
Ranked: Tier 2
Laurie-Anne Power - 25 Bedford RowAn extremely talented, highly in demand advocate.
Ranked: Tier 2
Melanie Simpson - 25 Bedford RowA go-to advocate to deal with a difficult client facing a seemingly overwhelming case.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ben Smitten - 25 Bedford RowA canny tactician with sound judgement.
Ranked: Tier 2
Alex Di Francesco - 25 Bedford RowCharming and authoritative in and out of court.
Ranked: Tier 3
Sebastian Gardiner - 25 Bedford RowA fearless and dogged advocate in challenging criminal trials where prosecution evidence must be faced head-on.
Ranked: Tier 3
Alex Jamieson - 25 Bedford RowHe has a controlled and measured approach to advocacy.
Ranked: Tier 3
Sheryl Nwosu - 25 Bedford RowShe has a great ability to think on her feet in court and adapt her advocacy style to the witness before her, making her an excellent cross-examiner.
Ranked: Tier 3
Beth O'Reilly - 25 Bedford RowA committed advocate with an engaging, jury-friendly manner.
Ranked: Tier 3
Osman Osman - 25 Bedford RowA feisty jury advocate with an affable style.
Ranked: Tier 3
Matthew Radstone - 25 Bedford RowHis speeches are a cut above – his clients comment on how engaging they are.
Ranked: Tier 3
Rebecca Randall - 25 Bedford RowJuries are genuinely engaged in listening to what she has to say.
Ranked: Tier 3
Monica Stevenson - 25 Bedford RowGreat at trial, particularly during cross-examination.
Ranked: Tier 3
Dominic Thomas - 25 Bedford RowHighly intelligent, with an original and persuasive style of advocacy.
Ranked: Tier 3
Helen Valley - 25 Bedford RowShe has a calming presence with an air of understated assurance.
Ranked: Tier 3
Lisa Wilson - 25 Bedford RowA good battler.
Ranked: Tier 3
David Wood - 25 Bedford RowHe shows great initiative and gets on with it.
Ranked: Tier 3

Fraud: crime Tier 1

'Excellent set25 Bedford Row houses a team of 'robust defence practitioners'. The group has been handling, among other areas, high-profile VAT frauds, boiler room scams, and carbon credit cases. Recent highlights include George Carter-Stephenson QC acting in the Operation Treacle £10m fraud case, concerning the resale of tickets for gigs and events.

Leading Silks

George Carter-Stephenson QC - 25 Bedford RowHe combines a fraud practitioner’s eye for detail with the advocacy style of a street fighter.
Ranked: Tier 1
Peter Doyle QC - 25 Bedford RowHe is an imperturbable silk.
Ranked: Tier 3
Paul Hynes QC - 25 Bedford RowHis work includes money laundering cases.
Ranked: Tier 3
Tom Price QC - 25 Bedford RowHe has a great touch with lay clients and very charming with juries.
Ranked: Tier 3
Nigel Sangster QC - 25 Bedford RowHe has an impressively calm and assured court demeanour.
Ranked: Tier 3

2018 Silks

Adrian Eissa QC - 25 Bedford RowVery adept at tactically dissecting evidence.

2019 Silks

Nicola Howard QC - 25 Bedford RowShe brings a sense of calm to a chaotic situation.
Simon Pentol QC - 25 Bedford RowClients appreciate his flair in the courtroom.

Leading Juniors

Nathaniel Rudolf - 25 Bedford RowVery methodical and affable with clients.
Ranked: Tier 1
Samantha Riggs - 25 Bedford RowShe leaves no stone unturned in her efforts to present the best possible case for her clients.
Ranked: Tier 2
Osman Osman - 25 Bedford RowVery experienced in handling complex fraud work.
Ranked: Tier 3
Geoffrey Payne - 25 Bedford RowCourteous yet fearless.
Ranked: Tier 3
Colin Wells - 25 Bedford RowA canny hand who displays the human touch with clients and juries.
Ranked: Tier 3
Sonal Dashani - 25 Bedford RowA smooth cross-examiner.
Ranked: Tier 4
Michael Gomulka - 25 Bedford RowRecent work includes VAT and investment fraud cases.
Ranked: Tier 4
Alex Jamieson - 25 Bedford RowHardworking, with a brilliant brain.
Ranked: Tier 4
Dermot Keating - 25 Bedford RowAlways a happy face during the most difficult of cases.
Ranked: Tier 4
Robert Shaw - 25 Bedford RowA very bright and polished junior.
Ranked: Tier 4

Environment Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Samantha Riggs - 25 Bedford RowA wonderful barrister who is at the top of her field and has knowledge that is second to none.
Ranked: Tier 2

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) Tier 3

25 Bedford Row's members have been kept busy handling a range of financial crime cases; for example, new silk Nicola Howard QC acted in a bribery case concerning inducements to obtain contacts via a public official in Korea. She is appearing in a case spanning over 20 jurisdictions, including Moscow, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Madrid, and Amsterdam, concerning alleged defrauding of $180m from a Russian banking group via fraudulent trades in emerging markets warrants.

Leading Silks

George Carter-Stephenson QC - 25 Bedford RowA powerhouse of knowledge; he combines a practical approach with a Rolls-Royce service.
Ranked: Tier 1

2018 Silks

Adrian Eissa QC - 25 Bedford RowHe is extremely hardworking and a very safe pair of hands.

2019 Silks

Nicola Howard QC - 25 Bedford RowShe is a calm and confident advocate.

Leading Juniors

Nathaniel Rudolf - 25 Bedford RowHe has a formidable intellect.
Ranked: Tier 1
Duncan Jones - 25 Bedford RowHe is personable with clients and calm in a crisis.
Ranked: Tier 3

International crime and extradition Tier 3

At 25 Bedford Row, 'hugely talented advocateSam Blom-Cooper is instructed by the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), as co-counsel, to represent Augustin Ngirabatware (the former Minister of Planning in Rwanda) in an appeal concerning the client's convictions for involvement in the 1994 Rwandan genocide; the defendant was originally sentenced to 35 years' imprisonment by the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in 2012, which was reduced in 2014 to 30 years by the MICT Appeals Chamber.

Leading Silks

Diana Ellis QC - 25 Bedford RowA highly impressive silk.
Ranked: Tier 2
Courtenay Griffiths QC - 25 Bedford RowHis persuasiveness emanates around the whole courtroom.
Ranked: Tier 2
David Hooper QC - 25 Bedford RowHe combines impressive advocacy with an incisive eye for the details of a case.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Sam Blom-Cooper - 25 Bedford RowA brilliant extradition junior, who goes the extra mile for his clients.
Ranked: Tier 3

Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) Tier 3

Leading Silks

John Cooper QC - 25 Bedford RowA skilled advocate.
Ranked: Tier 4
Diana Ellis QC - 25 Bedford RowTenacious and has vast knowledge on international criminal law.
Ranked: Tier 4

Leading Juniors

Joanna Evans - 25 Bedford RowCapacity for hard work, original thought, and genuine concern for the client, makes her a first-class advocate.
Ranked: Tier 3

Professional disciplinary and regulatory law Tier 3

Leading Juniors

Alex Jamieson - 25 Bedford RowA poised and persuasive advocate.
Ranked: Tier 3
David Wood - 25 Bedford RowUnflappable and tenacious.
Ranked: Tier 4

Set overviews: England and Wales

The ‘reliable’ and ‘well-run25 Bedford Row has ‘all the advantages of a bigger, traditional set’ with ‘a good number of robust defence practitioners, well versed in POCA, at all levels of call’ and is an ‘excellent, top-notch choice for white collar work’. ‘The client care and service provided to lay clients and instructing solicitors exceeds expectations.’ Chambers has been strengthened following Nicola Howard and Simon Pentol taking silk in 2019, and Mark Stevens and Lisa Wilson-Taylor, formerly of 2 King's Bench Walk and Furnival Chambers respectively, joining chambers. Director of clerking Guy Williams ‘offers a great service’ and leads the ‘extremely responsive’ clerks’ room which is ‘always on hand to help and are sensible in their choice of counsel’. Deputy director of clerking Emma Makepeace is ‘a standout clerk’ who is ‘personable, honest, gets to know the solicitor and, therefore, has a unique ability to match the solicitor with the appropriate barrister for a particular case’. Senior practice clerk Alfie Lee ‘constantly raises the standard of clerking’; ‘he is contactable 24/7 and nothing is too much trouble. He is able to find sensible representation for a client regardless of the short notice of instructions or the location of court’. Offices in: London

Awarded Client Services Set of the Year 2018 by Chambers UK, 25 Bedford Row is an innovative set which specialises in every aspect of modern defence advocacy, acting in the very highest profile cases. Chambers is consistently assessed as a centre of excellence.

The Set: 25 Bedford Row is widely recognised as the leading defence chambers in its core practice areas, due to its client-focused, high-quality service. Its reputation for excellence is best demonstrated by involvement in almost every recent major criminal trial, whether in fraud, organised crime or murder. Chambers are renowned heavy-weight defenders in all aspects of financial and white-collar crime. Members frequently defend large-scale prosecutions brought by the FCA, SFO and NCA. Advice is provided at every stage including pre-charge, post-charge and investigation. Chambers’ criminal expertise includes quasi civil-crime such as POCA proceedings, high-value restraint proceedings, data protection law, the legality of search warrants, costs law, civil actions and civil liberties (including actions against the police) and all aspects of regulatory law (including professional disciplinary and environmental law). The excellence extends to the high quality of its Clerks’ room and staff team who have a justified reputation for their knowledge, efficiency and integrity.

Areas of Expertise:

Criminal: Experts in defending serious crime, including homicide, organised crime, drug trafficking, money laundering, terrorism and extreme sexual violence. Several Members of Chambers act for UK nationals facing criminal prosecutions in other jurisdictions. Chambers’ private client specialists are renowned for their success in ‘reputational management’ and their ability to mitigate the impact of criminal charges on clients’ careers and personal lives.

Fraud and Financial Litigation: Specialists in defending individuals and corporations against allegations of business crime and fraud, including cross-jurisdictional proceedings. Representation is provided at every stage in both the criminal and civil aspects of this discipline from the preliminary stages, including restraint, right through to appeal, confiscation and civil recovery/injunction. Chambers offers specific advice on regulatory compliance, risk management and corporate governance/training.

Professional Disciplinary and Regulatory: Members regularly defend individuals appearing before professional bodies, disciplinary tribunals and regulatory authorities. Our clients include healthcare professionals, solicitors, police officers, accountants, sports players and sports organisations. Chambers practice in all aspects of contentious regulatory work acting for employees, directors and companies.

Environmental Law and Health & Safety: Experienced in health and safety investigations and prosecutions, acting in respect of allegations of corporate manslaughter and other prosecutions where serious injury has been caused. Experts advise and appear in relation to the full spectrum of environmental law, including waste management offences.

Civil Liberties and Human Rights: As a ‘defence only’ set, protecting civil liberties is a fundamental cornerstone of Chambers’ ethos. Members have extensive experience acting for persons facing human rights infringements including actions against the police and public authorities, extradition law, international law, mental health, prisoners’ rights, inquests, public inquiries and public and administrative law. Chambers is routinely instructed in significant public inquiries, judicial review and appellate cases and challenges to public body decisions.

International Work: Chambers works at the forefront of international criminal law. Its work includes defending war crimes (often in international war tribunals) and other human rights abuses, defending the extradition of high-profile individuals, defending offences against states including espionage and terrorism and defending overseas freezing and forfeiture orders. Chambers acts and advises in all aspects of international criminal law (including human rights breaches) and regularly acts for individuals, governmental organisations and NGOs in a wide range of jurisdictions.

Department Name Email Telephone
Director of Clerking Guy Williams
Deputy Director of Clerking Emma Makepeace
Senior Practice Clerk Alfie Lee
Fees Clerk David Kirton
Administration Manager Varuna Askoolum
Members of Chambers CARTER-STEPHENSON QC, George (1975) (QC 1998)
Members of Chambers MENDELLE QC, Paul (1981) (QC 2006)
Members of Chambers DEIN QC, Jeremy (1982) (QC 2003)
Members of Chambers SANGSTER QC, Nigel (1976) (QC 1998)
Members of Chambers GRIFFITHS QC, Courtenay (1980) (QC 1998)
Members of Chambers ELLIS QC, Diana (1978) (QC 2001)
Members of Chambers DOYLE QC, Peter (1975) (QC 2002)
Members of Chambers KELEHER QC, Paul (1980) (QC 2009)
Members of Chambers HOOPER QC, David (1971) (QC 2010)
Members of Chambers FORTSON QC, Rudi (1976) (QC 2010)
Members of Chambers COOPER QC, John (1983) (QC 2010)
Members of Chambers PRICE QC, Tom (1985) (QC 2010)
Members of Chambers HYNES QC, Paul (1987) (QC 2010)
Members of Chambers SIDHU QC, Jo (1993) (QC 2012)
Members of Chambers SMITH QC, Tyrone (1994) (QC 2014)
Members of Chambers EISSA QC, Adrian (1988) (QC 2018)
Members of Chambers PENTOL QC, Simon (1982) (QC 2019)
Members of Chambers HOWARD QC, Nicola (1995) (QC 2019)
Members of Chambers SIMPSON QC, Melanie (1998) (QC 2020)
Members of Chambers MITCHELL, Jonathan (1974)
Members of Chambers BEYTS, Chester (1978)
Members of Chambers WELLS, Colin (1987)
Members of Chambers VALLEY, Helen (1990)
Members of Chambers PIERCY, Arlette (1990)
Members of Chambers AKUWUDIKE, Emma (1992)
Members of Chambers POTTER, Harry (1993)
Members of Chambers ALEESON, Warwick (1994)
Members of Chambers BYRNES, Aisling (1994)
Members of Chambers OSMAN, Osman (1995)
Members of Chambers GUILOFF, Carolina (1996)
Members of Chambers RIGGS, Samantha (1996)
Members of Chambers RUDOLF, Nathaniel (1996)
Members of Chambers MURRAY, Daniel (1996)
Members of Chambers GARDINER, Sebastian (1997)
Members of Chambers KEATING, Dermot (1997)
Members of Chambers THOMAS, Dominic (1998)
Members of Chambers STEVENS, Mark (1998)
Members of Chambers NEOFYTOU, Michael (1999)
Members of Chambers O'REILLY, Beth (1999)
Members of Chambers SMITTEN, Ben (1999)
Members of Chambers POWER, Laurie-Anne (2000)
Members of Chambers NWOSU, Sheryl (2000)
Members of Chambers PAYNE, Geoffrey (2000)
Members of Chambers GOMULKA, Michael (2002)
Members of Chambers DASHANI, Sonal (2002)
Members of Chambers STEVENSON, Monica (2004)
Members of Chambers LAZARUS, Paul (2017) Higher Rights (2005)
Members of Chambers RADSTONE, Matthew (2005)
Members of Chambers RANDALL, Rebecca (2005)
Member of Chambers BLOM-COOPER, Sam (2006)
Members of Chambers CHADWICK, Daniel (2006)
Member of Chambers WILSON, Lisa (2006)
Members of Chambers JAMIESON, Alex (2007)
Members of Chambers MALHOTRA, Priya (2007)
Members of Chambers WOOD, David (2007)
Members of Chambers DI FRANCESCO, Alex (2008)
Members of Chambers SHAW, Robert (2008)
Members of Chambers KUMAR, Sushil (2009)
Members of Chambers STUART-SMITH, Emma (2009)
Members of Chambers JOHNSON, Abimbola (2011)
Members of Chambers DICKSON, Henry (2012)
Members of Chambers JONES, Duncan (2012)
Members of Chambers LYNCH, Leon (2012)
Members of Chambers COLLIER, Laura (2013)
Members of Chambers FLAVIN, Tom (2013)
Members of Chambers ISLAM, Zeenat (2013)
Members of Chambers LLOYD-OWEN, Natasha (2013)
Members of Chambers LEWIS, Joy (2014)
Members of Chambers SIMPEH, Vida (2014)
Members of Chambers ROWAN, Kerrie-Ann (2015)
Members of Chambers MURPHY, Nick (2015)
Members of Chambers SMITH, Tobias (2016)
Members of Chambers GABER, Chantel (2017)
Members of Chambers MEZOUGHI, Leila-Zoe (2018)
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 Emma Akuwudike  photo Emma Akuwudike Emma has extensive experience in a wide range of  criminal offences of…
 Warren Aleeson  photo Warren Aleeson Warwick Aleeson is a defence specialist with, a wide range of experience…
 Chester Beyts  photo Chester Beyts Exclusively criminal defence practice including the most serious offences. Leading in both…
 Sam Blom-Cooper  photo Sam Blom-Cooper All areas of criminal defence including Serious Violence, Sex Offences, Dishonesty and…
 Aisling Byrnes  photo Aisling Byrnes Highly experienced leading junior counsel with expertise in serious and complex criminal…
 George Carter-Stephenson QC photo George Carter-Stephenson QC Highly sought after specialist defence silk with a varied and wide-ranging practice…
 Daniel Chadwick  photo Daniel Chadwick A specialist criminal defence barrister with 14 years experience in high-value fraud…
 Laura Collier  photo Laura Collier Laura’s practice is exclusively in criminal defence work and associated areas; including…
 John Cooper QC photo John Cooper QC Specialist in serious criminal law, fraud and regulation. A significant practice in…
 Sonal Dashani  photo Sonal Dashani Sonal is regularly instructed in a wide range of criminal defence work.…
 Jeremy Dein QC photo Jeremy Dein QC Huge experience in defending the gravest, most serious, complex and high-profile cases.…
 Alex Di Francesco  photo Alex Di Francesco   Alex is a leading criminal junior who has defended those accused…
 Henry Dickson  photo Henry Dickson Henry practises in all areas of criminal defence and has extensive advocacy…
 Peter Doyle QC photo Peter Doyle QC An immensely experienced criminal defence practitioner instructed across a range of offences…
 Adrian Eissa QC photo Adrian Eissa QC Adrian enjoys a diverse practice which consists principally of the following areas:…
 Diana Ellis QC photo Diana Ellis QC Hugely  experienced and committed criminal defence barrister with a substantial criminal domestic…
 Tom Flavin  photo Tom Flavin Tom’s practice involves work across all areas of criminal defence, in particular…
 Rudi Fortson QC photo Rudi Fortson QC Rudi Fortson practices in cases relating to complex fraud, asset-recovery, money laundering,…
 Chantel Gaber  photo Chantel Gaber Chantel is a criminal defence specialist and a passionate, committed advocate, with…
 Sebastian Gardiner  photo Sebastian Gardiner Practises as both leading junior and junior counsel in all aspects of…
 Michael Gomulka  photo Michael Gomulka Criminal defence, including murder, manslaughter, organised crime, drug trafficking, sexual violence (including…
 Courtenay Griffiths QC photo Courtenay Griffiths QC Courtenay Griffiths QC has been involved in some of the most high-profile…
 Carolina Guiloff  photo Carolina Guiloff Criminal Defence specialist, instructed  in serious and organised crime cases, including drugs…
 David Hooper QC photo David Hooper QC International Criminal/Humanitarian law before international criminal tribunals. Currently appearing as defence counsel…
 Nicola Howard QC photo Nicola Howard QC Counsel instructed on behalf of corporates and individuals to provide specialist strategic…
 Paul Hynes QC photo Paul Hynes QC Criminal, financial and regulatory defence and advice. Has a broad practice often…
 Zeenat Islam  photo Zeenat Islam Zeenat is currently instructed as junior counsel to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.…
 Alex Jamieson  photo Alex Jamieson Recognised as a leading junior barristers in three separate areas of specialism:…
 Abimbola Johnson  photo Abimbola Johnson Winner of the 2018 Diversity Legal Awards Rising Star (Chambers) category and…
 Duncan Jones  photo Duncan Jones Duncan Jones specialises in defence advice and advocacy in all areas of…
 Dermot Keating  photo Dermot Keating Recognised in ‘The Legal 500’ for a number of years as a…
 Paul Keleher QC photo Paul Keleher QC Paul Keleher is regularly instructed in cases of murder and is also…
 Sushil Kumar  photo Sushil Kumar Sushil acts as a junior alone or as a led junior, with…
 Paul Lazarus  photo Paul Lazarus Paul is a well known and experienced jury trial advocate who practices…
 Joy Lewis  photo Joy Lewis Joy practices in all areas of criminal defence work, including violent crime,…
 Natasha Lloyd-Owen  photo Natasha Lloyd-Owen Natasha practises in all areas of criminal defence and associated areas of…
 Leon Lynch  photo Leon Lynch Leon is a  versatile and a dedicated criminal defence advocate whose client…
 Priya Malhotra  photo Priya Malhotra Priya is currently instructed as junior counsel on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry…
 Paul Mendelle QC photo Paul Mendelle QC Called to Bar after successful career in city. Building on a mixed…
 Leila-Zoe Mezoughi  photo Leila-Zoe Mezoughi Leila’s practice involves work across all areas of criminal defence. She has…
 Jonathan Mitchell  photo Jonathan Mitchell Leading work in heavy criminal defence trials. Also advises in civil cases,…
 Nick Murphy  photo Nick Murphy Nick is a highly-regarded junior practicing in all areas of criminal defence.…
 Daniel Murray  photo Daniel Murray Daniel practises in all areas of Serious Crime. He has acted as…
 Michael Neofytou  photo Michael Neofytou Michael is a leading specialist criminal defence advocate  and adviser with over…
 Sheryl Nwosu  photo Sheryl Nwosu Sheryl is routinely instructed in  a broad spectrum of complex and serious…
 Osman Osman  photo Osman Osman Osman is a highly sought after leading junior. He has developed an…
Ms Beth O’Reilly  photo Ms Beth O’Reilly Beth is an established advocate with 20 years’ experience of defending in…
 Geoffrey Payne  photo Geoffrey Payne Geoff Payne specialises in defending heavy fraud cases. He has acted in…
 Simon Pentol QC photo Simon Pentol QC Simon has been a much sought-after leader for many years in all…
 Arlette Piercy  photo Arlette Piercy Exclusively criminal defence work, trial and appellate, particular emphasis on fraud and…
 Harry Potter  photo Harry Potter Leading Junior and junior for the defence in all areas of crime,…
 Laurie-Anne Power  photo Laurie-Anne Power Laurie-Anne is an experienced leading junior and junior. She has acted on…
 Tom Price QC photo Tom Price QC Tom Price continues to defend in all areas of serious crime. He…
 Matthew Radstone  photo Matthew Radstone Matthew is instructed in all areas of crime from the most serious…
 Rebecca Randall  photo Rebecca Randall All areas of criminal defence including murder, violence, sexual offences, robbery, dishonesty…
 Samantha Riggs  photo Samantha Riggs Established leading junior advising and defending corporate and individual defendants in complex…
 Kerrie Ann Rowan  photo Kerrie Ann Rowan Kerrie practises in all areas of criminal defence including murder, violence, robbery,…
 Nathaniel Rudolf  photo Nathaniel Rudolf Crime, especially defending in serious fraud matters and high value confiscation as…
 Nigel Sangster QC photo Nigel Sangster QC One of the most senior QC’s at the criminal bar and practises…
 Robert Shaw  photo Robert Shaw Robert is a specialist criminal and regulatory barrister with extensive advocacy experience.…
 Jo Sidhu QC photo Jo Sidhu QC Widely regarded as a ‘superlative’ leading Counsel in serious criminal cases with…
 Vida Simpeh  photo Vida Simpeh Vida  practices in all areas of criminal defence including drugs, violence and…
 Melanie Simpson  photo Melanie Simpson Melanie is an extremely successful criminal defence barrister who is sought after…
 Tobias Smith  photo Tobias Smith Tobias is a defence specialist covering all aspects of criminal law in…
 Tyrone Smith QC photo Tyrone Smith QC Highly sought-after specialist defence silk who consistently defends in very serious, substantial…
 Ben Smitten  photo Ben Smitten Ben has 20 years’ experience at the highest level of criminal proceedings…
 Mark Stevens  photo Mark Stevens Mark is a highly regarded criminal defence specialist. Mark is approachable ,…
 Monica Stevenson  photo Monica Stevenson An experienced barrister instructed in a wide range of serious and complex…
 Emma Stuart Smith  photo Emma Stuart Smith Emma’s practice encompasses all areas of criminal defence work, focusing particularly upon…
 Dominic Thomas  photo Dominic Thomas Dominic is a very highly regarded defence advocate who will roll up…
 Helen Valley  photo Helen Valley A Barrister with over 25 years experience defending serious and complex crime,including…
 Colin Wells  photo Colin Wells Fraud and regulatory defence work. Advising and representing individuals and companies on…
 Lisa Wilson  photo Lisa Wilson Lisa is a specialist defence practitioner, instructed in cases covering all aspects…
 David Wood  photo David Wood .David specialises in criminal and regulatory law and is recognised as a…
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