Richard Atchley

Details of practice Richard Atchley is a criminal and civil law specialist.  He is renowned for his work in heavyweight crime, including; murder, rape, drugs offences, armed robbery and fraud.  Complementing this, he specialises in Inquests resulting from health and safety breaches, road traffic accidents, deaths in custody and other related matters.  Richard is a […]

Matthew Butt

Details of practice Recommended by Chambers UK 2019 and The Legal 500 2019 in five practice areas.  Nominated as Criminal Junior of the Year at the 2017 Chambers Bar Awards. Described by Chambers UK as “a fabulous advocate who prepares his cases superbly, and has good public law knowledge” and by The Legal 500 as […]

Neil Saunders

Details of practice “Neil Saunders is ‘without doubt the leading junior’ – ‘absolutely incredible’” (The Legal 500) Specialist criminal and serious fraud advocate in all criminal courts. Represents professional individuals and companies being investigated or accused of crime. Regularly instructed as leader or junior by large city and specialist white collar fraud firms providing strategic […]

Ben Watson

A “genius” junior with vast experience in cases concerning European Arrest Warrants and extradition relating to international terrorism issues. (Chambers UK 2018: Extradition) “Very hard-working and has a great ability to master the detail of a case. He is very technically able and a powerful advocate who is able to command the confidence of the […]

Colin Nicholls QC

Details of practice A barrister and Queen’s Counsel whose specialist experience includes: war crimes bribery and corruption complex commercial crime cybercrime extradition criminal mutual assistance human rights His international experience includes advising in cases in France, the Channel Islands, Gibraltar, Kenya, Italy, Cyprus, Switzerland, the United States, Venezuela, the Bahamas, India and Pakistan. He advised […]

Jonathan Ashley-Norman QC

Details of practice Jonathan Ashley-Norman is a specialist in law enforcement in a corporate setting, defending, prosecuting and advising those ensnared in the complexities of business crime. He has advised and defended people from all walks of corporate life and all manner of businesses, from oil traders to corporate raiders, from mobile phones to mobile […]

Luke Ponte

Details of practice Recommended as a leading junior barrister in crime by Chambers UK in 2017, 2016 and 2015. Serious and complex crime Luke is instructed in the most serious and complex criminal cases. Current and recent instructions include: Port (Grindr serial killer); Markuta (hacking of Yahoo): Warnock (“cold case” 1982 rape and murder); Briscoe […]

Richard Horwell QC

Details of practice Long recognised as a leading silk in Crime, Financial Crime, Inquests and Public Inquiries. Richard is renowned for his advisory and advocacy work across a wide range of disciplines and proceedings. He was Treasury Counsel from 1991 to 2006 (First Senior Treasury Counsel from 2002 to 2006) during which he prosecuted many […]

Richard Wormald QC

‘Standout, exceptional, strategic, superb…’ Chambers UK 2019  “A very intellectual barrister who makes brilliant tactical choices and wins the most impossible cases.” Chambers UK 2018: Crime  ‘Absolutely first class and a brilliant cross-examiner’. Chambers UK 2017  ‘One of the silkiest advocates at the Bar.’  The Legal 500 2015 Details of practice A Queen’s Counsel practising […]

Rachel Scott

Details of practice Described by Chambers UK as “a rising star”, and by The Legal 500 as “one of the cleverest juniors at the Criminal Bar”, Rachel’s core areas of practice are crime (with a particular emphasis on fraud), extradition and international law, and public and administrative law including inquests.  She also advises and appears […]