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9 Park Place

Crime

5 ranked barristersBand 1Wales & Chester (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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A standout set on the Wales & Chester Circuit which wins praise for its emerging junior talent as well as its expert silks. Its barristers are regularly instructed to prosecute and defend cases concerning terrorism, murder, drugs and sexual offences, as well as child abuse. The set also offers notable capabilities in financial crime matters.

Client service:

The senior clerk is Michael Lieberman, and the criminal clerk is Nigel East.

Strengths:

David Elias QC
David Elias QC is a respected silk who has a strong practice in all aspects of criminal law. He acts in serious and complicated cases including those concerning sexual offences, homicide and drug conspiracies.
"He has a very lovely manner."

Strengths:

Heath Edwards
Heath Edwards is a broadly experienced criminal barrister who defends and prosecutes serious criminal cases. He regularly handles large-scale drug and fraud matters. He is well versed in cases concerning homicides and historic sexual offences. His expertise also includes proceeds of crime matters.
"He is pleasant and effective, and has an understated style. He is easy to get on with."

Strengths:

Matthew Roberts
Matthew Roberts maintains a strong reputation for his serious crime practice both as a Grade 4 CPS prosecutor and as defence counsel. He has particular expertise in cases concerning financial crime and sexual offences.
"He is very hard-working, takes on difficult cases and does it calmly and well. He always turns up well prepared and takes the right points in the right tone."

Strengths:

Owen Williams
Owen Williams is a criminal specialist who is sought out for his expertise handling cases relating to homicide, sexual offences and drug conspiracies, among others. He both prosecutes and defends.
"He is excellent." "He has really good people skills and he's great at communicating."

Roger Griffiths
Roger Griffiths is a Grade 4 prosecutor with over 30 years' experience as a criminal barrister who deals with highly sensitive cases including complex drug conspiracies and sexual offences. He has a particular specialism in covert surveillance cases.

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9 Park Place

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South Glamorgan

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Silks (QC)

Wales & Chester (Bar)

Crime


David Elias QC
Band 2

Juniors

Wales & Chester (Bar)

Crime


Heath Edwards
Band 2
Matthew Roberts
Band 2
Owen Williams
Band 3
Roger Griffiths
Band 3