DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Broadway House

Crime

3 ranked barristersBand 2North Eastern (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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Broadway House is a highly regarded set on the North Eastern Circuit and is regularly called upon to handle a wide range of criminal matters. Members are noted for their expertise in serious criminal cases relating to homicides, sexual offences and organised crime, and have experience acting for both the prosecution and the defence. The set also houses considerable strength in regulatory crime and money laundering matters.

Client service:

Neil Terry is the senior criminal clerk.

Strengths:

Emma Downing
A strong junior noted for her expertise in both general crime and regulatory matters. She acts for both the prosecution and the defence.
"She is very thorough and conscientious. She has a nice manner in court." "Her preparation is brilliant."

Strengths:

Peter Hampton
Respected junior who prosecutes and defends criminal cases. He is experienced in handling serious sexual and firearm offences.
"A good, detailed barrister - his legal research is excellent. He is very efficient and proactive." "He is a very effective advocate who is excellent in cross-examinations. His closing speeches are very good."
Recent work: Acted for the defence in a case involving a gangland joint enterprise murder.

Strengths:

Stephen Wood QC
A well-regarded practitioner with experience on both the prosecution and defence sides of criminal proceedings. He has experience handling serious criminal cases including murder and sexual offences. He is a Grade 4 prosecutor who appears in the Crown Court and the Court of Appeal.
"A good advocate in court. He is very calm and precise, and gets straight to the point."
Recent work: Represented a defendant charged with the murder of his former partner.

Crime Department

Broadway House

firm
Department location

9 Bank St

Bradford

West Yorkshire

UK

BD1 1TW

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Silks (QC)

North Eastern (Bar)

Crime


Stephen Wood QC
New Silks

Juniors

North Eastern (Bar)

Crime


Emma Downing
Band 3
Peter Hampton
Band 3