Set Profile > 3 Temple Gardens > London, England

3 Temple Gardens
3 Temple Gardens

Fraud: crime Tier 3

Leading Silks

Adam Davis QC - 3 Temple GardensHis sharp commercial sense stands him in very good stead to handle the intricacies of all manner of fraud cases.
Ranked: Tier 3

Leading Juniors

Tim Forte - 3 Temple GardensA natural orator.
Ranked: Tier 3
Cameron Scott - 3 Temple GardensHe has a great intellect, and always has a well thought-out strategy.
Ranked: Tier 4

Crime Tier 4

3 TEMPLE GARDENS, which primarily defends, has members who 'appear in some of the most high-profile cases of the day'. Tim Forte, unled, represented a man charged with conspiracy to cause explosions likely to endanger life; thought to be only the second case involving actual or contemplated grenade use in England and Wales (the first being the murder of two Greater Manchester Police officers in 2012). Justin Hughston-Roberts, who joined from 9 Bedford Row, represented a gamekeeper who was charged with gross negligence manslaughter after a loaded shotgun stored in the back of his car went off, killing a passenger.

Leading Silks

Adam Davis QC - 3 TEMPLE GARDENSAn excellent jury silk.
Ranked: Tier 3
Adam Davis QC - 3 TEMPLE GARDENSAn excellent jury silk.
Ranked: Tier 3
Nadine Radford QC - 3 TEMPLE GARDENSShe prosecutes and defends in serious cases.
Ranked: Tier 3

2019 Silks

Jeremy Wainwright QC - 3 TEMPLE GARDENSHe defends in a range of cases.

Leading Juniors

Christopher Bertham - 3 TEMPLE GARDENSHe defends, unled, in serious cases.
Ranked: Tier 3
Tim Forte - 3 TEMPLE GARDENSHe defends in organised crime cases.
Ranked: Tier 3
Flavia Kenyon - 3 TEMPLE GARDENSShe defends in violence cases.
Ranked: Tier 3

Set overviews: England and Wales

3 TEMPLE GARDENS isa prominent set in the field of white collar and serious crime’ with its members appearing in some of the most high-profile cases. In recent news, Jeremy Wainwright QC took silk in 2019 and chambers was further strengthened by the arrival of three new tenants – Justin Hugheston-Roberts, Puneet Grewal, and Richard Reynolds – from 9 Bedford Row. Meanwhile, Alexander Williams, Rupert Hallowes , Sarah Read, and Simon Smith moved to 15 New Bridge Street with former deputy senior clerk Glenn Matthews, while Karlia Lykourgou joined Doughty Street Chambers. The quality of the clerking team led by ‘responsive approachable’ senior clerk Gary Brown is ‘second to none’. ‘Very commercially astute’, Brown ‘is responsible for chambers being propelled as a player in the international market and they regularly receive instructions on heavyweight fraud cases crossing borders’. Michael Cross is the deputy senior clerk and William McKimm is the first junior clerk. Offices in: London

The set:  Chambers was founded in 1964. In the early 1970s the decision was taken to specialise in criminal law and 3TG has continued to expand and flourish ever since. Today, with 69 tenants led by 5 Queen’s Counsel, the set provides strength, depth and dedicated representation at every level of the criminal law.

Several of its former members are judges, including one who was appointed Judge Advocate General. Chambers has an extensive and growing client base, undertaking publicly funded and private work. We are both instructed top tier firms in London and the South East, and increasingly sought-after on other circuits, with professional clients instructing chambers from Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and Wales. With a strong reputation for being efficient, professional and reliable, while remaining friendly and approachable, with one of the best clerking teams around, able to identify the most suitable barrister for every brief, ensuring that Chambers extremely high standards of work are maintained. In the past year, chambers have welcomed ten new members and seen Jeremy Wainwright’s appointment as Queen’s Counsel. Three members of chambers have been appointed silk in the past four years.

In addition to mainstay areas of fraud, murder, serious sexual offences and organised crime, drugs, firearms, kidnap etc Chambers has continued to develop a reputation in financial and economic crime both domestically and internationally. Chambers has strengthened the teams dealing with business crime and related financial matters, serious sexual offences and extradition.

Types of work undertaken: 3TG’s core areas of work include large-scale frauds (boiler room, phoenix, mortgage etc); major drug conspiracies, many involving substantial telecoms, PGP and computer evidence, and many with hundreds of thousands of pages; murder trials not least involving deaths of serving police officers; POCA proceedings -restraint, asset recovery, confiscation and civil forfeiture; and appellate work – Several members of chambers were recently instructed in Operation Midas, a large-scale fraud involving the alleged misappropriation of grant funding from the Welsh Assembly and the EU and the defrauding of private investors. Chambers are also instructed in Operation Balaban, a sophisticated, multi million-pound carbon credit fraud which branches into frauds involving gold mines and high value diamonds. We can also boast expertise in such areas as art crime; asset forfeiture and confiscation; civil and commercial; coroners court; courts martial; extradition; firearm legislation; food safety; health and safety; human rights; international arbitration; police discipline; judicial review; landlord and tenant; licensing and regulatory; medical negligence; money laundering; murder; online child abuse offences; organised crime; parole hearings; planning/properties; prison law; public access; road traffic; serious sexual offences; social media law; sports law; terrorism; tribunals and inquiries; and youth court.

Recruitment: In the past year chambers has welcomed ten new members; six from other sets and four from pupillage. This process of recruitment, reinforcement and expansion will continue. As part of the ongoing recruitment policy, 3TG welcome applications to join chambers. Please contact Kevin Aldridge (Chambers’ Business Manager).


Department Name Email Telephone
Senior Clerk Gary Brown 020 7427 5900
Deputy Senior Clerk Michael Cross 020 7427 5904
Business Manager Kevin Aldridge
Member of Chambers BRADY QC (Scot), Scott (1987)
Member of Chambers RADFORD QC, Nadine (1995)
Member of Chambers ROUCH QC, Peter (1996)
Member of Chambers DAVIS QC, Adam (1985)
Member of Chambers FEMI-OLA QC, John (1985)
Member of Chambers WAINWRIGHT QC, Jeremy (1990)
Member of Chambers CRUICKSHANK, Cynthia (1968)
Member of Chambers ARDEN, Karina (1970)
Member of Chambers BELFORD, Dora (1977)
Member of Chambers SAUNDERS, William (1980)
Member of Chambers CONNOLLY, Simon (1981)
Member of Chambers KNIGHT,Adrienne (1981)
Member of Chambers BARNES, David (1981)
Member of Chambers STORK, Brian (1981)
Member of Chambers WOODCOCK, Jonathan (1981)
Member of Chambers GELBART, Geoff (1982)
Member of Chambers LAHIFFE, Martin (1984)
Member of Chambers RYAN, David (1985)
Member of Chambers ROSS, Gordon (1986)
Member of Chambers COATES, John (1988)
Member of Chambers WELLS, Nick (1990)
Member of Chambers SALTER, Sibby (1991)
Member of Chambers ATTRIDGE, Steven (1991)
Member of Chambers BROWN, Robert (1993)
Member of Chambers OSSACK, Tanya (1993)
Member of Chambers BERTHAM, Christopher (1993)
Member of Chambers FORTE, Tim (1994)
Member of Chambers DEMPSEY, Karen (1996)
Member of Chambers PRIDE, Peter (1996)
Member of Chambers ROSEN, Jonathan (1996)
Member of Chambers CRINNION, Neena (1997)
Member of Chambers MOONAN, Caroline (1997)
Member of Chambers STRADLING, Michael (1998)
Member of Chambers JOSEPH, Henry (1998)
Member of Chambers SHANNON, Simon (1999)
Member of Chambers WILLIAMS, Alec (1999)
Member of Chambers HUNTER, Peter (2000)
Member of Chambers ELLIOTT, Richard (2001)
Member of Chambers DOWSE, Clare (2002)
Member of Chambers WING, James (2002)
Member of Chambers KARBHARI, Naeem (2003)
Member of Chambers CARTER, Nathalie (2004)
Member of Chambers WHAWELL, Leesha (2005)
Member of Chambers GLEDHILL, Simon (2005)
Member of Chambers KENYON, Flavia (2005)
Member of Chambers WHITEHORN, Nick (2006)
Member of Chambers DURRANT, Charles (2006)
Member of Chambers CHIDGEY, Kate (2006)
Member of Chambers HITCHCOCK, Jodie-Jane (2006)
Member of Chambers COOKE, Stephen (2006)
Member of Chambers HARTE, Patrick (2006)
Member of Chambers HERMAN, Saul (2007)
Member of Chambers GRUNDY, Shona (2008)
Member of Chambers HUGHESTON-ROBERTS, Justin (2009)
Member of Chambers HORSELL, Andrew (2009)
Member of Chambers COCKROFT, Tom (2010)
Member of Chambers GREWAL, Puneet (2010)
Member of Chambers WOLSTENHOLME, Adam (2011)
Member of Chambers SCOTT, Cameron (2012)
Member of Chambers CLARE, Carina (2012)
Member of Chambers GLOVER, William (2012)
Member of Chambers CHOUDHURY, Nargees (2013)
Member of Chambers REID, Ruth (2013)
Member of Chambers BAYLEY, Rosie (2014)
Member of Chambers REYNOLDS, Richard (2014)
Member of Chambers DA COSTA, Beverley (2015)
Member of Chambers WILLIAMS, Hannah (2015)
Member of Chambers MAHMUD, Shanice (2015)
Member of Chambers LAWLOR, Brad (2016)
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