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9BR Chambers

Crime

13 ranked barristersBand 4London (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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Client service:

9 Bedford Row is composed of impressive barristers who regularly deal with murder, modern slavery, sexual offences, people trafficking and drugs cases, to name but a few. It further has a dedicated sexual offences team, and regularly handles cases involving vulnerable individuals. Other areas of expertise include cybercrime and courts martial, the latter being attended to by a military law team that includes a number of former military personnel.
"The set has a really polished clerking system, of which Martin Secrett and Paul Outen take the helm. They are available, friendly, efficient and professional clerks who give useful suggestions."

Strengths:

Abbas Lakha QC
Abbas Lakha QC is a specialist defence advocate, respected for his jury advocacy and highly experienced in handling complex homicides and drugs offences, as well as fraud cases. He is also particularly familiar with the intricacies of appellate work and historic cases.
"He is an excellent, clever and intuitive barrister."
Recent work: Defended a man, with alleged gangland connections, charged with conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life.

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Anthony Berry QC
"A classic old-school advocate who knows his stuff backwards."

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Corinne Bramwell
"A barrister with good communication skills who is more than capable of handling the pressures of a big case."

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Daniel Higgins
"He impresses with his laid-back charm and ability to stay calm under pressure."

Strengths:

Elizabeth Marsh QC
"Very thorough in her preparation and particularly good in conference with clients."

Strengths:

Jane Bickerstaff QC
Jane Bickerstaff QC is a hard-working and dedicated silk who is regularly instructed in high-profile criminal cases and handles both defence and prosecution work. She is highly regarded by market sources for her expertise in sexual offences. Interviewees praise her for her deft handling of juries.
"An excellent prosecutor who takes no prisoners. She is calm and persuasive with juries."
Recent work: Defended a French national charged with a rape that had allegedly taken place in front of the young children of the complainant.

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Justin Rouse QC
"A proactive and effortlessly persuasive barrister who is exceptional to watch when he is in court."

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Lee Karu QC
"A calm and courteous opponent who is a shrewd tactician. He is highly adept at witness handling."

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Max Hardy
"An accomplished and professional barrister who deals with both prosecution and defence work. He is smooth in court, competent when addressing a judge on matters of the law and someone who prepares his cases fully."

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Peter Glenser QC
"A proper barrister with great integrity who does a fantastic job on firearms cases."

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Sean Sullivan
"Takes a mature approach and offers a realistic appraisal of the merits of the case."

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Tessa Shroff
"She is absolutely meticulous in her preparation and great with clients - they immediately take to her."

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Will Noble
"A tenacious advocate with great analytical skills who puts forward strong legal submissions."

Crime

9BR Chambers

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Location

11/12 South Sqaure

Gray's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC1R 5EY

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Ranked Barristers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Silks (QC)

London (Bar)

Crime


Abbas Lakha QC
Band 2
Anthony Berry QC
Band 4
Elizabeth Marsh QC
Band 6
Jane Bickerstaff QC
Band 1
Justin Rouse QC
Band 4
Lee Karu QC
Band 6

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