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Exchange Chambers

Crime

3 ranked barristersBand 2North Eastern (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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Exchange Chambers houses a number of experienced criminal barristers and enjoys an excellent reputation for its handling of serious criminal cases. Members of the set are often called upon by the CPS to prosecute complex cases, as well as being instructed to defend significant allegations, including homicide and sexual offences. Recent work handled by the set's barristers includes the defence of a defendant accused of murdering his ex-partner's daughter by stabbing her 12 times. Instructing solicitors report that "it is an excellent chambers which provides us with a very reliable service."

Client service:

"Of particular note is senior clerk Ian Spencer, who shows great understanding of the difficulties facing criminal defence firms and is always available to assist us." "The quality of clerking is superb."

Strengths:

Christopher Tehrani QC
Christopher Tehrani QC is a highly experienced silk with notable expertise in homicide cases, particularly those involving non-accidental head injuries. He is called upon to both prosecute and defend.
"A heavyweight silk and the fighter you want in your corner."
Recent work: Acted for a defendant accused of murder of and cruelty to a 2-year-old boy.

Strengths:

Nicholas Johnson QC
Nicholas Johnson QC is an impressive practitioner who undertakes a range of criminal briefs. He often handles high-profile murder and sexual abuse trials.
"His knowledge and tactical awareness are second to none." "He is an exceptional courtroom advocate."
Recent work: Represented an alleged professional assassin who was charged with a double conspiracy to murder. He was acquitted in three of four charges.

Strengths:

Stephen Grattage
Stephen Grattage is an experienced criminal practitioner who specialises in large fraud matters. He also handles serious criminal charges such as murder, arson and perverting the course of justice. He is a Grade 4 prosecutor and has additional experience in computer-related crime.
"He is excellent on detail and has a great grasp of every case he is involved in."

Crime

Exchange Chambers

firm
Location

Oxford House

Oxford Row

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 3BE

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Silks (QC)

North Eastern (Bar)

Crime


Christopher Tehrani QC
Band 3
Nicholas Johnson QC
Band 1

Juniors

North Eastern (Bar)

Crime


Stephen Grattage
Band 3