Criminal Law

Criminal Law

At the centre of the Church Court ethos, is the deliverance of excellent legal services in the sphere of criminal law through our quality of service, commitment, competence and care.

Church Court Chambers has a committed and talented team of Queens Counsel and Juniors. Our Queens counsel frequently prosecute and defend at the highest level and we boast a dazzling array of specialist criminal junior barristers.

All our barristers strive for excellence and have been instructed in high profile cases both nationally and internationally.

Described in the legal 500 of 2019 as “a strong bench of experienced counsel”.

We have been instructed in international cases involving evidence and witness handling from wide ranging jurisdictions. Examples include The Caymans, Mauritius, Qatar, the United States of America, Gibraltar, Cyprus and many more.

Whether you are looking for counsel to advise on private prosecutions or to diligently and effectively defend at trial, the Church Court clerks will be able to guide you to the right person to meet your needs.

Our counsel are wonderfully diverse and give good legal and practical guidance in order to assist Solicitors and lay clients to navigate the demands of trial preparation and presentation.

We can offer counsel who are fluent in other languages. In particular, we have counsel who are fluent in Russian, Spanish, French, Bengali, Welsh, Creole.

Many of our counsel have trained both in the UK and Internationally. They have undergone additional training in USA, European jurisdictions and various other areas. Several are qualified to teach the art of advocacy and cross-examination techniques, including dealing with vulnerable witnesses

Many of our barristers, in suitable cases, are able to provide a range of services directly to members of the public via the Public Access Scheme.

Barristers at Church Court accept instructions in respect of all criminal offences. Specific offences include those listed below.

Criminal Law Barristers

Year of Call - 1992

Year of Silk - 2010

Year of Call - 1972

Year of Silk - 1996

Year of Call - 1977

Year of Silk - 2000

Year of Call - 1987

Year of Silk - 2009

Year of Call - 1987

Year of Silk - 2010

Year of Call - 1992

Year of Silk - 2010

Year of Call - 1981

Year of Silk - 2012

Year of Call - 1971

Year of Call - 1983

Year of Call - 1983

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Year of Call - 1988

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Year of Call - 2014

Year of Call - 2016

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