Chambers is a leading set specialising in criminal and regulatory work, providing representation at every level for the Prosecution and the Defence, in both publicly and privately funded instructions. Many members of chambers can also be instructed directly through the Public Access Scheme.
A key strength of chambers lies in the breadth and depth of experience of its members who are regularly instructed in high profile and leading cases. The set has gained a reputation for excellence in its advocacy and advisory work, offering a first class service to professional and lay clients alike.
Chambers has particular expertise in serious fraud and white collar crime, as well as homicide, terrorism, sex offences, revenue cases, money laundering and all forms of serious organised crime. A wealth of experience is also offered in many areas related to the criminal law, and specialist representation is offered in respect of VAT tribunals, trading standards, police discipline, professional regulation, Courts-Martial, judicial review, parole board hearings, mental health reviews, prison law, health and safety, sports law, inquests, extradition, human rights , licensing, DVSA (formerly VOSA) and all road traffic related matters.
Members of Chambers prosecute at all levels for the Crown Prosecution Service, HM Revenue & Customs, the Serious Fraud Office, Local Authorities and Government Departments. We have a number of Counsel who have been appointed to the Attorney General’s List and we conduct cases on behalf of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, the Department of Work and Pensions and the Health and Safety Executive.
Corporate Crime and Serious Fraud work Undertaken includes cases include those involving market rigging in share issues and takeovers, cartels and price fixing, advance fee, high yield investment/ponzi and ‘boiler room’ frauds, fraudulent trading/Phoenix, money laundering/confiscation, MTIC cases involving a wide web of contra trading companies, off shore finance institutions and offshore banking evidence, VAT/excise evasion and revenue cases. Members of Chambers also have specialist knowledge and experience of acting both for the Revenue and the taxpayer before the VAT Tribunal and the High Court.
In addition a number of members of Chambers have been instructed by, or have represented regulated persons before various regulatory bodies including ACCA, NMC, GDC and GMC.