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Lamb Building

South Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

Leading Juniors

Christopher Prior - Lamb Building (Brighton) ‘ A truly gifted advocate who is very considered and articulate. Christopher is renowned for his mastery of his briefs and leaving no stone unturned in complex cases.
Ranked: Tier 1
Amy Packham - Lamb Building (Brighton) ‘ She is a consummate trial advocate who consistently delivers results. Her work ethic is extraordinary, and her attention to detail is second to none.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ross Talbott - Lamb Building (Brighton)A first-rate advocate with a very compelling and persuasive manner in court. He builds excellent rapport with judges and juries. It is clear that he prepares his cases extremely thoroughly and knows his papers inside out.
Ranked: Tier 2
Jonathan Atkinson - Lamb Building (Brighton) ‘ A thoughtful and considered advocate who always has a fantastic grasp of his brief. He has a wonderful manner with witnesses and juries love him.
Ranked: Tier 3

London Bar > Social housing

Leading Juniors

Matthew Lee - Lamb BuildingMatthew is a star in the making, he thinks out of the box and challenges points of law that others are scared to challenge. Matthew has exceptionally good knowledge of the law and is absolutely determined and dedicated to obtaining the best possible results for our clients.
Ranked: Tier 3

London Bar > Crime

Leading Juniors

Paramjit Ahluwalia - Lamb BuildingParamjit is an outstanding junior. She combines excellent organisational skills with good judgement, hard work and commitment.
Ranked: Tier 4

Lamb Building is a long-established common law set located in the Temple, in the heart of London, with an annexe in the centre of Brighton.
Its members offer an expertise across a wide range of complementary areas of law.
Chambers comprises individuals who specialise in one or more of its key areas of practice, namely:

ADULT WELFARE : “Best Interest” cases, Court of Protection and judicial review.

CRIMINAL LAW : The set’s Criminal Team defends and prosecutes cases at all levels of seriousness and in all levels of court, both nationally and internationally.

EMPLOYMENT & DISCRIMINATION LAW : For employers and employees.

FAMILY LAW : Children: public and private law; matrimonial property; TOLATA; special educational needs; child abduction; domestic abuse.

FINANCIAL LITIGATION & FRAUD : Confiscation and forfeiture cases; cases involving complex fraud; VAT tribunals; civil recovery; insolvency.

HOUSING LAW : For tenants and housing authorities; landlord & tenant; judicial review of local authority decisions.

IMMIGRATION, ASYLUM & NATIONALITY : The members of the set’s Immigration and Nationality team provide advice and representation at all levels in relation to asylum, personal and business immigration, British nationality, statelessness, and related matters.


MENTAL HEALTH : Mental Health Review Tribunals; cases involving a substantial mental health element e.g. manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility.

POLICE LAW & ACTIONS AGAINST THE POLICE, POCA, SOPO & ASBO CASES: Both on behalf of and against the police.

PRISON LAW & PRISONERS’ RIGHTS : Adjudications; categorisation disputes; parole hearings; prison crime; judicial review. Also miscarriage of justice and CCRC cases.

PUBLIC LAW, JUDICIAL REVIEW, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND EUROPEAN LAW : These permeate much of the work done in the set’s core practice areas and are a focus for many of its members.

REGULATORY & DISCIPLINARY LAW: Health and Safety; professional conduct regulation; general regulatory law; professional disciplinary tribunals; claims against medical, therapeutic and other professionals.

SPORTS LAW : Allegations of misconduct by sportsmen and women, sports bodies; procedural issues (e.g. challenges to selection); conflicts within sporting bodies; equine law.

OTHER SPECIALISATIONS: Individual members maintain other areas of specialisation, most notably personal injury and probate and general property work.

Paramjit Ahluwalia photo Paramjit Ahluwalia
Mr James Hay  photo Mr James Hay Serious Crime | Military | Regulatory
Matthew Lee  photo Matthew Lee
Michael Newport  photo Michael Newport Barrister specialising in criminal law.
Bernard Richmond QC photo Bernard Richmond QC
Andrew Selby  photo Andrew Selby Andrew is an experienced defence specialist who ‘always goes that extra mile’…