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Crime - North Eastern (Bar)
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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.

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Neil Terry is the senior criminal clerk.

Peter Hampton
Peter Hampton is a respected junior who prosecutes and defends criminal cases. He is experienced in handling serious sexual and firearm offences.
"He prepares meticulously and he has a good eye for detail." "He is very well prepared, measured and very good at dealing with cases with massive quantities of facts."

Successfully defended a defendant accused of attempted murder and the discharge of firearms in a public street.

Emma Downing
Emma Downing is a strong junior noted for her expertise in both general crime and regulatory matters. She acts for both the prosecution and the defence.
"She meticulously prepares cases."

Stephen Wood KC
Stephen Wood KC is 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.
"He is very down to earth and only takes good points. He has a very nice understated way of prosecuting. His cross-examinations are concise and to the point."

Prosecuted a multi-handed murder case, for the drive-by shooting of a 12-year-old boy.

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