Mr Jeremy Keith Benson QC > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Red Lion Chambers
Red Lion Chambers


Jeremy is an accomplished silk with over thirty years’ experience both prosecuting and defending in fact heavy, complex cases of considerable importance.

He is instructed in serious crimes at the highest level including sexual offences, murder, organised crime and financial crime.  Jeremy has been ranked in the directories every year since 2001 in both crime and fraud and more recently in tax: corporate and vat.  Jeremy is frequently called upon to teach various advocacy courses worldwide, including the American Bar Association advocacy course in Florida, the Keble College Annual Advocacy Course and the teacher trainer advocacy course at Middle Temple.  He is a tutor Judge at the Judicial College.


Year of call: 1978 Inn: Middle Temple Year made QC : 2001 Assistant Recorder 1994 Recorder 1997 Middle Temple Bencher 2002


Criminal Bar Assocation 
South Eastern Circuit 
Health and Safety Lawyers’ Association (HSLA)


City Of London Boys School
Essex University, St Peters College Saltley, Inns Of Court School of Law. B.A. 1973, PGCE 1974, Bar Finals 1978

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

(Tax: VAT - Leading silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Jeremy Benson QCRed Lion ChambersAn exceptional advocate.

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Jeremy Benson QCRed Lion ChambersA very pragmatic and measured approach. A refreshing willingness to collaborate with the instructing solicitor on strategy. A genuine desire to assist and is incredibly approachable and available! In court able to offer succinct and clear arguments with gravitas.