About 36 Crime

We are a dynamic and committed team of criminal specialists who prosecute and defend in equal measure. Our barristers, including 6 King’s Counsel and 50 juniors, undertake high-profile and complex cases nationally and internationally, offering outstanding legal knowledge, focused and timely advice, and robust and effective advocacy across the full spectrum of criminal offending.

The 36 Crime Team offer a nationwide presence servicing the majority of criminal crown courts in England and Wales.

Our approach is professional, friendly, and flexible. We focus on building and maintaining long-term relationships with all users of our services. Together, our barristers and our clerking team bring a unique level of professionalism to their respective roles, providing exceptional client care from the start of a case through to its conclusion.

Head of 36 Crime – Mary Prior KC

Meet the clerks.

RankedChambers UK Bar2023
Leading SetThe Legal 5002024