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Farringdon Chambers Offices
180 BERMONDSEY STREET
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Farringdon Chambers > The Legal 500 Rankings
Crime Tier 4Farringdon Chambers is ‘widely known for its expertise in criminal law and has a wide array of dedicated counsel‘. Defence work has been prominent in members’ workloads; recent examples include Ian Henderson QC defending a 16-year-old boy against charges of murder, attempted murder and the supply of drugs; the defendant was acquitted of all charges. Turning to the juniors, Martin McCarthy acted for a man who pled guilty to leading a drugs conspiracy to import Class A drugs with a total aggregate value of £58m into the South East; he received a 21-year sentence.
‘Farringdon is a good set to work with. It is results-oriented and aware of the needs of those instructing it.’
‘The breadth of experience within chambers is wide-ranging and covers expertise in almost all aspects of criminal law.’
‘A chambers going up the criminal ranks with a very good stable of junior practitioners.’
‘Good set with a strong head of chambers in Ian Henderson QC.’
‘The set as a whole are widely known for their expertise in criminal law and have a wide array of dedicated counsel.’
‘Bob Archer is an old school clerk who does and deserves to do well. Takes great pride in what he does.’
‘The clerks room is headed up by Bob Archer who has a reputation for being both charming and client focused. For this set of chambers he has positively, since its creation, brought them forward both in numbers and strength as well as professionalism.’
‘Clerks room under Bob Archer is excellent. Efficient and hard working.’
‘Bob Archer is always on hand to assist. I have had to call upon his services sometimes very late at night for some professional conduct issues and he has been able to arrange access within Chambers of Barristers who have been extremely supportive in their assistance at short notice.’
‘Chambers provides a fantastic service to its users. The clerks work tirelessly to ensure smooth communication with solicitors, other chambers and those in court administration. The senior clerk, Bob Archer is a pleasure to deal with whilst heading an effective and positive clerks room.’