Crime Barristers

"The set's "capable and well organised" stable of barristers are praised for their "high-quality preparation, knowledge and advocacy."
Chambers UK 2017


Guildhall Chambers is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost criminal sets in the country and as the leading set on the Western Circuit.

Excellence in Court and unrivalled clerking support out of Court, are the long standing hallmarks of Guildhall Crime Team.

Chambers prides itself upon its reputation for the provision of a complete, efficient, effective and genuinely top quality service. Excellence in barristers and clerks alike ensures that Chambers attracts instructions from prosecution authorities and leading firms of solicitors nationwide.

Chambers has an established and well deserved reputation for delivering quality, effective advocacy and prompt, accurate advice, in an approachable, understanding and caring manner.

With 3 Silks and 26 juniors, Chambers offers an enviably broad range of counsel dedicated to criminal work with specialist expertise.

Sources note that the set is "very efficient - there is a good range of barristers with a depth of experience." - Chambers UK 2014.

That recognised strength in depth reflects in all areas of criminal defence and prosecution work from Murder, serious sexual allegations, slavery, terrorism and serious fraud, to road traffic cases. If the allegation matters to you, then we care enough for it to matter to us and will provide a service reflecting that care.

Supporting that proven experience and talent of the barristers is a clerking team consistently recognized and commended for the fine quality of clerking support they provide to their clients. Guildhall Crime clerks understand and work to the needs of solicitors and prosecuting agencies.

"The clerks are really superb. Even when I have really big emergencies they can take the stress out of it for me." - Chambers UK 2014.

In demanding times, Guildhall Chambers has shown itself both willing and able to adapt to provide the ever more demanding levels of assistance and service necessary in the preparation and conduct of criminal proceedings.

Instructions are accepted on both a publicly and privately funded basis. Members can also accept public access instructions.