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Crime

4 King’s Bench Walk has a strong Criminal Team that is highly regarded. We offer a complete range of experienced counsel from Juniors to Queens Counsel. Members of the team have developed strong practices within the Midlands, Thames Valley, London and South Eastern Courts.

The Criminal Team is the largest group within chambers and has members at all levels of call and with expertise in every aspect of criminal law. Individual team members have specific areas of expertise which include:

  • human rights
  • mentally ill offenders
  • fraud
  • serious violence and homicide
  • sexual crime
  • child abuse and child sex offending
  • drug offences
  • major vehicle theft
  • firearms
  • proceeds of crime
  • road traffic matters
  • Police complaints.

Some members also undertake instructions relating to offences within the areas of:

  • Trades Descriptions
  • Data Protection
  • Environmental Protection
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Licensing work relating to liquor, gaming and betting.

Members of the team appear in all courts with a criminal jurisdiction including appellate courts and Courts Martial.

Instructions are received from a large number of defence solicitors from across the UK.

Instructions are also accepted from the major prosecution authorities. Chambers is able to offer members holding CPS grading at all levels. There are team members who appear upon the Attorney General’s A, B and C lists and are regularly instructed to prosecute in serious cases.

Details of any individual member’s experience and speciality can be obtained from the CV sections of this site. Alternatively, our clerks can assist directly with any particular enquiry.