3 Temple Gardens

Crime Department

London (Bar)
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A set featuring well-regarded practitioners, who are experienced in handling complex, high-profile criminal cases. These include matters relating to terrorism, sexual exploitation, drug trafficking and fraud. In one recent case, the set represented a defendant in an indictment alleging conspiracy to cause explosions likely to endanger life. Solicitors make reference to its "good range of experience at all levels."

Client service: The clerks are valued for their "professional rapport. They impress clients and make them feel  comfortable." Gary Brown is the much respected and well-liked senior clerk.

Timothy Forte
A junior who specialises in handling complex criminal matters such as fraud, murder and drug importation cases. He regularly defends professional clients and has substantial expertise at appellate level.
Strengths: "A fighter who leaves no stone unturned when pursuing his client's case."
Recent work: Represented the first defendant in R v Paris Newcombe et al, a year-long drugs conspiracy case surrounding the importation of cocaine, heroin and MDMA to the South of England from the Netherlands and Belgium.