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No.1 High Pavement

Crime

2 ranked barristersBand 3Midlands (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table

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No.1 High Pavement is a well-regarded crime outfit based in Nottingham. The set offers expertise spanning a wide range of cases, and its members are regularly instructed to both prosecute and defend high-profile violent crimes such as homicides and serious assaults. Areas of additional strength for the team include serious sexual offences and human trafficking cases.

Client service:

Jaclyn Richardson is the senior clerk.

Strengths:

Michael Auty QC
Michael Auty QC is a seasoned practitioner with broad criminal expertise that includes complex fraud and murder cases. He also acts in cases involving sexual offences and has additional expertise in regulatory matters. 
"He is popular with juries."

Peter Joyce QC
Peter Joyce QC is a hugely experienced criminal silk highlighted for his smooth handling of high-profile criminal proceedings. He is highly adept at dealing with serious sexual offences against both adults and children, and also handles fraud and violent offences. He is noted as an expert in homicide cases, having worked on a vast number of murder cases in his career. 

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Silks (QC)

Midlands (Bar)

Crime


Michael Auty QC
Band 3
Peter Joyce QC
Band 1