Birnberg Peirce & Partners

Crime Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Highlighted for its expertise in handling complex criminal matters involving allegations of terrorism. Particularly renowned for its experience in politically sensitive cases.

Notable practitioners

"Complete legend" Gareth Peirce is a leading figure in the field of criminal defence, who also has superb knowledge of civil liberties and human rights issues. She is known particularly for her experience in complex terrorism cases, and also represents clients fighting extradition requests and alleged wrongful convictions.

Matthew Foot has a growing reputation as a criminal defence practitioner, handling serious crime cases such as murder and sexual abuse as well as charges brought under the Terrorism Act. Sources speak highly of him, praising his "incredible judgement" and saying: "He really fights for his clients and never leaves a stone unturned."