Our team prides itself on its unwavering commitment over many years to general criminal work.
We have a team of over 50 expert criminal law practitioners who have extensive experience in the criminal courts at all levels of seniority, enabling them to offer a depth of expertise across the full spectrum of criminal offences. The breadth of the team allows for the ability to draw on the requisite experience and knowledge for each case and to tailor it to the needs and demands of individual clients.
Our practitioners have a resolute commitment to provide advice and representation of the highest calibre coupled with advocacy that is frequently recognised by the judiciary, solicitors and clients to be of the very highest quality.
Our members are regularly instructed in matters relating to
- Homicide and related grave Offences including Terrorism
- Offences involving serious violence, damage or drugs
- Sexual offences, and offences against children
- Dishonesty including Proceeds of Crime and Money Laundering
- Damage to Property
- Offences against the Public Interest
- Drugs Offences
- Driving offences
- Burglary and Robbery
- Firearms Offences
- Offences against the person
- Exploitation and human trafficking
- Public Order offences
- Regulatory Offences
In addition to accepting instructions in general crime matters many members have acquired the skills and experience to specialise in these areas
Complex and Organised Crime
Murder and Violent Crime
Financial and Corporate Crime
Serious Sexual Offending
Consumer Law and Trading Standards
Inquests and Public Inquiries
Proceeds of Crime, Asset Forfeiture and Financial Compliance
Several members specialise in Courts Martial work and have extensive experience in dealing with military cases. We accept instructions privately, via solicitors or via the Armed Forces Criminal Legal Aid Authority (AFCLAA). Our team understands the unique challenges which face servicemen and servicewomen accused of offences arising within a military or civilian setting.
A list of members can be found here.
Several members are able to accept work under direct access agreements.
Please contact the clerks who have all been trained to deal with direct access enquiries.