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Chambers of Richard Pratt KC
7 Harrington Street
L2 9YH
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Barrister specialising in crime including health and safety, gross negligence, manslaughter, alleged gangland executions, drugs – large scale importations and distribution networks, fraud – MTIC/Carousel, proceeds of crime, confiscation and homicide.


Called 1987; Inner Temple; QC 2006.


BA, DipLaw.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Nicholas Johnson KC – 7 Harrington Street

The members at 7 Harrington Street have wide ranging expertise and act on significant and high-profile criminal law cases. Nicholas Johnson KC acts for both the defence and prosecution in cases of gross negligence manslaughter, alleged gangland executions, large-scale drug imports, fraud cases and serious sexual offences. Of recent note is his instruction from the CPS to prosecute a Chester neonatal nurse who is charged with eight counts of murder and ten counts of attempted murder, in connection with the deaths of babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital. Other notable members include Nigel Power KC, who handles high-profile murder and fraud cases. Power is prosecuting in a case involving rape and sexual assault allegations against Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy. In July 2022 Ian Unsworth KC was appointed to the circuit bench.