CHURCH COURT CHAMBERS

INDEPENDENCE INTEGRITY INNOVATION

We are a leading multi-disciplinary set with a proud reputation for being professional, approachable and modern. Our Members, including 5 Queen’s Counsel and 48 juniors, have an enviable back catalogue of high-profile and complex matters across a range of practice areas.

LATEST NEWS

Sam Stockwell secures acquittal on s.18 GBH and Malicious Communications

Sam Stockwell, instructed by Ani Yeghikian of Criminal Defence Solicitors, represented a young woman of good character at Kingston Crown Court in respect of an allegations of s.18 Grievous Bodily Harm, s.20 Grievous Bodily Harm and Malicious Communications. The...

Success for Mike Fullerton and Chiara Maddocks following 8 week trial in Carbon Credit Fraud.

Carbon Credit acquittals; Mike Fullerton, leading Chiara Maddocks, obtained unanimous Acquittals on two counts alleging Conspiracy to Defraud and Conspiracy to Convert Criminal Property following an 8 week trial at Bristol Crown Court. The trial concerned the sale of...

Michael Polak Speaks on International Law in Parliamentary Launch of Myanmar Report

On Thursday 15 March 2018, Michael Polak from Church Court Chambers’ international team appeared on a panel in a House of Commons Committee room put together for the launch of a report on the situation regarding the Rohingya in Myanmar, They Ran For Their Lives....

Church Court Trio Spearhead Efforts to Bring Accountability for Situation in Myanmar

On Saturday evening, Lewis Power QC, Michael Polak, and Diana Constantinide of Church Court Chambers’ International Team were guests of honour at the Universal Peace Federation where they spoke about the situation in Myanmar and the Myanmar Inquiry, an independent...

Yasin Patel instructed in Multi handed murder at the Old Bailey

Yasin Patel is currently instructed to defend Nathan Charles in a multi-defendant murder case being tried at the Central Criminal Court in Operation Nunton.   Following the murder of a man in Essex last year, Charles and three other defendants are on trial for the...

Yasin Patel secures acquittal at the Old Bailey on high profile terrorism case

Yasin Patel’s client was acquitted at the Central Criminal Court on Friday 2nd March, as the jury in the high-profile terrorism case, Operation Osmoregulation, convicted all but one of the defendants of charges relating to preparatory acts of terrorism, dissemination...

Alex Balancy secures the acquittal of his professional celebrity cage fighter client after a 6-week trial.

Alex’s client was one of 10 defendants charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine in the High Wycombe area. Two other defendants were tried earlier and convicted of possession with intent to supply cocaine. Two of the 10 defendants pleaded guilty and the trial...

Chris Johnston secures acquittal at Old Bailey in GBH trial involving the use of a truck as a weapon.

Chris Johnston secures acquittal at Old Bailey in GBH trial involving the use of a truck as a weapon. His client was accused of pushing his brother out of a moving truck causing the victim to cling onto the door as he drove down a residential road in broad daylight....

Success for Pamela Brain in Historic Abuse Case.

Pamela Brain instructed by Nayan Patel of JD Solicitors represented a 60 year old man of impeccable character in respect of historic sexual allegations involving multiple complainants. As a result of her cross examination of the complainants, she was able to make a...

ACQUITTAL AGAINST THE ODDS FOR FUAD QC AND McADDY AT THE OLD BAILEY

After a hard fought six week trial at the Old Bailey, Kerim Fuad QC and Fiona McAddy’s client, DL was the only one of the 5 defendants to be acquitted of Murder & Manslaughter. DL was unanimously acquitted. In what was one of his toughest cutthroat defences to date,...

LATEST ARTICLES

Yasin Patel Racism in Football “Suck my d**k, you n****r, you n***o”

‘Suck my d**k, you n****r, you n***o’ Offended by the title. And so you should be, but what are you going to do about it? Complain?  ... Read More

The dawn of a new era in extradition law? – An article by George Hepburne Scott.

Please follow link below to read George Hepburne Scotts article on extradition published in the New Law Journal. ... Read More

Military Justice – an Unfair System?

Military jurisprudence seeks to regulate both service and civilian injustices. Every fighting force throughout history has found itself Read More

Marine A – The Fog of Law – Article by Shaun Esprit and Jo Morris

The case of Acting Colour Sgt Alexander Blackman, commonly known as Marine A, is a controversial one. The actions of our servicemen are Read More

‘’A POWERHO– USE SET ENJOYING CONTINUED EXPANSION WITHOUT COMPROMISING ON QUALITY OR INTEGRITY’’

AN EFFICIENT AND TAILORED SERVICE
FROM START TO FINISH

Our Members are supported by a dedicated and efficient clerks’ room led by Daniel Bartlett who ensures Chambers meet the needs of our professional and lay clients in an ever changing legal environment. Many members of Chambers can be instructed, where appropriate, directly through the Public Access Scheme.

Daniel Bartlett

Daniel Bartlett

Senior Clerk