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3 Temple Gardens

Crime

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A seasoned set that caters to all the usual areas of general crime including murder, serious sexual offences, fraud and organised crime related drugs and firearms work. Members of the set are also active in terrorism cases. According to interviewees, "3TG is utterly dedicated to criminal law and very much at the coal face, doing excellent work."

Client service:

The "clerks are helpful and always on hand to deal with matters." Gary Brown is the well-known and hugely respected senior clerk.

Strengths:

Adam Davis QC
"He is intelligent, has foresight and is a good cross-examiner."

Strengths:

Christopher Bertham
"Has an excellent courtroom manner and leaves no stone unturned in defence of his clients."

Strengths:

Jeremy Wainwright QC
Handles murder, gang-related violence, drugs, conspiracy and fraud cases, among others.
"He has a friendly and approachable demeanour coupled with a hard-working nature. He gains the trust of the client and delivers on his promises."
Recent work: Defended an individual charged with murder and conspiracy to possess firearms with the intent to endanger life. The case involved four allegations of shooting incidents.

Strengths:

Timothy Forte
A junior who specialises in handling complex criminal matters such as fraud, murder, terrorism and drug importation cases. He regularly defends professional clients and has substantial expertise at appellate level. 
"A strong advocate with the ability to grasp very big cases."
Recent work: Defend in R v Renshaw and Others, a terrorism case arising from a murder plot to kill sitting North West MP Rosie Cooper. Members of National Action, a right-wing extremist group, were arrested after the plan was foiled by the anti-terror police.

Crime Department

3 Temple Gardens

firm
Department location

Lower Ground Floor East

Goldsmith Building

Temple

London

London

Greater London

UK

EC4Y 7BL

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Silks (QC)

London (Bar)

Crime


Adam Davis QC
Band 6
Jeremy Wainwright QC
Band 6

Juniors

London (Bar)

Crime


Christopher Bertham
Band 6
Timothy Forte
Band 2