Crime Barristers

"All you could ever need across the whole spectrum of crime and more, Guildhall Chambers is impressive and the go-to team for serious cases."
Legal 500 2021

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 5 Silks and 22 juniors, Chambers offers an enviably broad range of counsel dedicated to criminal work with specialist expertise.

 "Due to its members' knowledge and experience, Guildhall Chambers is a go-to set for the most serious of cases." - Chambers UK 2018.

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.

"Guildhall Chambers is really well run and the clerks are hard-working, any issues are sorted out straight away." - Chambers UK 2018.

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.