Ms Betsy Hindle > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Barrister Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA
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Betsy joined chambers in September 2022 after completing her pupillage in October 2020 with another Manchester set.


Betsy has developed a busy criminal practice, both prosecuting and defending and is a Level 2 Crown Prosecutor. Her practice spans all areas and levels of crime including sexual offences, drugs, violence, fraud and firearms.

Betsy has and is currently instructed on several Controlling and Coercive behaviour cases. Her understanding of this complex and still unfamiliar area of law is invaluable and recently led to the offence being withdrawn from a Jury mid-trial, following legal arguments.

Betsy has also recently appeared as defence counsel in a multi-defendant County-lines drug trafficking trial which involved vital DNA evidence being deemed inconclusive following challenges made by Betsy to the forensic experts’ initial evidence and findings.

Betsy has vulnerable witness experience and has been instructed counsel on multiple sex trials requiring s.28 hearings.

Betsy is particularly client-focused and is assisted by her approachable manner and ability to build immediate rapport with whomever she is communicating. Betsy is eager to continue building on her relationships with existing and new instructing solicitors and clients.

Betsy is available to take instructions in all areas of crime.


University of Liverpool, LLB (Hons), First Class (2016)
Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Manchester, Very Competent (2017)