The breadth of her experience has brought instructions in complex fraud, homicide, corruption as well as cases with data-heavy evidence or vulnerable witnesses. She continues to undertake publicly funded work despite high demand from private clients.
James has been instructed in a broad range of criminal matters in the magistrates’ courts, the youth courts and the Crown Court on behalf of the defence and the prosecution. He has defended clients in cases involving serious and domestic violence, possession of weapons, drugs offences and road traffic matters. He is also regularly instructed to prosecute trials in the magistrates’ courts on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service.
Chloe has developed a broad criminal practice and is instructed to prosecute and defend in the Magistrates’ Court, Youth Court and the Crown Court. She has defended clients facing a range of criminal offences, including public order offences, cases of domestic violence, possession of weapons and dishonesty offences. Chloe is also a member of the CPS Advocates’ Panel at Grade 1 and prosecutes trials in the Magistrates’ Court and appeals in the Crown Court.
Since taking silk he has been involved in numerous high profile cases both at first instance and on appeal.
Kate is currently with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in the Cayman Islands.
Natalya is developing a broad criminal practice, and is instructed to prosecute and defend in a range of matters before the Magistrates’ Court, the Youth Court and the Crown Court. She has gained experience of a wide variety of criminal cases, including serious and domestic violence, theft, fraud, public order, offensive weapons, drugs, and driving offences.
He acts both for defendants and the prosecution in cases involving serious fraud, violence and sexual conduct. He has been described as “meticulously prepared” and an advocate that “no opponent should underestimate”.
Years of advocacy experience make James extremely effective when appearing before professional regulators and advising and representing sector regulators. With a Masters in Public Law James is a natural choice for local councils or public bodies. James also accepts instructions on a Direct Access basis.
He has successfully represented defendants facing a wide variety of allegations including armed robbery, fraud, GBH and sexual assault. He is approachable with clients and tenacious in securing the best possible outcome for them. He is trained and experienced in handling vulnerable witnesses and has been commended for his careful and sensitive approach to cross-examining a young witness through an intermediary.