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Doughty Street Chambers

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Heads of Chambers: Geoffrey Robertson QC, Edward Fitzgerald CBE QC
Senior Practice Managers: Sian Wilkins (Civil), Matthew Butchard (Crime)
Tenants: 159

Chambers Overview: Doughty Street Chambers is a set of internationally renowned barristers with a reputation for excellence, passion, and the provision of fresh perspectives on the law. Chambers specialises in many fields across multiple jurisdictions, often in cases with a strong emphasis on human rights and civil liberties. Our barristers have a fundamental commitment to going ‘above and beyond’ for our clients, with hard work and an innovative, multi-disciplinary approach to their cases.

Members

Geoffrey Robertson QC (1973) (QC-1988)*

Edward Fitzgerald QC (1978) (QC-1995)*

Helena Kennedy QC (1972) (QC-1991)

Patrick O’Connor QC (1970) (QC-1993)*

Peter Carter QC (1974) (QC-1995)

James Wood QC (1975) (QC-1999)*

Andrew Hall QC (1991) (QC-2002)

Joel Bennathan QC (1985) (QC-2006)*

Heather Williams QC (1985) (QC-2006)

Heather Rogers QC (1983) (QC-2006)

Robin Oppenheim QC (1988) (QC-2006)

Nicholas Bowen QC (1984) (QC-2009)*

Isabella Forshall QC (1982) (QC-2010)*

David Hislop QC (1979) (NZ Bar 1979) (QC-2010)*

Tim Moloney QC (1993) (QC-2010)*

Martin Westgate QC (1985) (QC-2010)*

Jon Whitfield QC (1985) (QC-2010)*

Kirsty Brimelow QC (1991) (QC-2011)*

David Bentley QC (1984) (QC-2013)*

Stephen Cragg QC (1996) (QC-2013)

Joe Stone QC (1989) (QC-2013)

Sarah Elliott QC (1996) (QC-2014)*

Rupert Bowers QC (1995) (QC-2015)*

Richard Fisher QC (1994) (QC-2015)*

Aswini Weereratne QC (1986) (QC-2015)*

Henrietta Hill QC (1997) (QC-2015)*

Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC (2001) (QC-2017)*

Paul Taylor QC (1989) (QC-2018)*

Katy Thorne QC (1994) (QC-2018)*

Steven Powles QC (1997) (QC-2019)

Ben Cooper QC (1999) (QC-2020)*

Maya Sikand (1997) (QC-2021)

Emma Goodall (1996) (QC-2021)*

Jamie Burton (1999) (QC-2021)

Adam Straw (2004) (QC-2021)

David Carter (1971)

Gerwyn Samuel (1986)

Sophy Miles (2015, Solicitor 1989)

Kieran Maidment (1989)

Nick Brown (1990)

Zia Nabi (1991)*

Stephen Reeder (1991)

Quincy Whitaker (1991)

Caroline Addy (1992)

Jonathan Cooper OBE (1992)

Simon Cox (1992)

John Walsh (1993)*

Fiona Murphy (2013)

John Walsh (1993)

Paul Draycott (1994)

Mark Henderson (1994)*

Althea Brown (1995)*

Peter Caldwell (1995)

Ben Chataway (1995)*

Dominic Preston (1995)*

Krishnendu Mukherjee (1996)*

Nicholas Toms (1996)

Joe Middleton (1997)*

Ulele Burnham (1997)

Lindsay Johnson (1997)*

Joe Middleton (1997)

Nick Stanage (1997)*

Sarah Vine (1997)

Jonathan Lennon (1997)

Farrhat Arshad (1998)*

Jim Shepherd (1998)

Garry Green (1999)*

John Hobson (1999)*

Benjamin Narain (1999)*

Sarah Palin (1999)

David Lemer (2000)*

Erimnaz Mushtaq (2000)*

Dr Oliver Lewis (2000)*

Ruth Brander (2001)*

Amanda Hart (2001)*

Phil Haywood (2001)*

Piers Marquis (2001)

Sue Sleeman (2001)

Amos Waldman (2001)*

Liam Walker (2001)*

Graham Denholm (2001)*

Laura Dubinsky (2002)

David Rhodes (2002)

Richard Thomas (2002)

Philippa Eastwood (2003)*

Alison Gerry (2003)

Angela Patrick (2003)*

Alasdair Mackenzie (2004)

Benjamin Newton (2004)

Jonathan Price (2004)*

Louise Mankau (2005)

Paras Gorasia (2005)*

David Stephenson (2005)*

Jude Bunting (2006)*

Amelia Nice (2006)*

Malcolm Hawkes (2006)*

Gemma Hobcraft (2006)*

Megan Hirst (2015, 2006 Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia)*

Jennifer Robinson (2006, Supreme Court of NSW, Australia)*

Louise Price (2006)*

Leonie Hirst (2006)*

Shu Shin Luh (2006)

Anthony Vaughan (2006)

Kate Annand (2007)

Kate Beattie (2007)

Tatyana Eatwell (2007)*

Tunde Okewale MBE (2007)*

Annabel Timan (2007)

Adam Wagner (2007)

Mary Westcott (2007)

Alex Gask (2008)

Michelle Knorr (2008)

Catherine Meredith (2008)

Zimran Samuel (2008)*

Sarah Steinhardt (2008)*

Tom Stevens (2008)

Rowena Moffatt (2009)*

Abigail Bright (2010)*

Amal Clooney (2010)*

Marisa Cohen (2010)*

Harriet Johnson (2010)*

Maryam Mir (2010)

Jesse Nicholls (2010)

Graeme L. Hall (2011)

Sam Jacobs (2011)

Paul Mason (2011)

Kate O’Raghallaigh (2011)

Emilie Gonin (2015, 2011 Paris Bar)*

Peta-Louise Bagott (2011)

Tom Stoate (2011)

Tim Cooke-Hurle (2012)*

Hayley Douglas (2012)

Jake Taylor (2012)*

Antonia Benfield (2013)*

Daniel Clarke (2013)

Katherine O’Byrne (2013)

Jelia Sane (2013)

Karlia Lykourgou (2013)

Keina Yoshida (2013)

Christopher Johnson (2014)

Agata Patyna (2014)*

Daniella Waddoup (2014)

Pippa Woodrow (2014)

Claire Overman (2014)

Paul Barker (2015)

Zoe Harper (2015)

Mary Rachel McCabe (2015)

Christopher Sykes (2015)

Shanthi Sivakumaram (2015)

Beth Grossman (2016)

Rabah Kherbane (2016)*

Camila Zapata Besso (2016)

Gemma Daly (2017)

Frederick Powell (2017)

Margherita Cornaglia (2017)

Clare Duffy (2017)

Michael Spencer (2017, Solicitor 2008)

Donnchadh Green (2018)

Alice Irving (2018)

Matthew Turner (2018)*

Tayyiba Bajwa (2019)

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Ranked Departments

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Court of Protection: Health & Welfare
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Defamation/Privacy
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Police Law: Mainly Claimant
Band 1
Protest Law
Band 1
London (Bar)

Administrative & Public Law
Band 3
Civil Liberties & Human Rights
Band 1

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Aswini Weereratne QC
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Defamation/Privacy


Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC
Band 3
Heather Rogers QC
Band 1
Jude Bunting QC
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POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture


Richard Fisher QC
Band 3

Police Law: Mainly Claimant


Adam Straw QC
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Top Ranked Barristers

Band 2
Paras GorasiaEmployment
Anthony VaughanImmigration
Amal ClooneyPublic International Law
Band 3
Sarah PalinDefamation/Privacy
Band 4
Amal ClooneyCivil Liberties & Human Rights
Rupert Bowers QCFinancial Crime
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Amal ClooneyCrime: International Criminal Law
Amal ClooneyInternational Human Rights Law

Ranked Offices

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54 Doughty Street

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