Doughty Street Chambers

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Heads of Chambers: Geoffrey Robertson QC, Edward Fitzgerald CBE QC
Senior Practice Manager: Sian Wilkins, Matthew Butchard
Tenants: 158

THE CHAMBERS 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. Clients are offered a commitment to hard work and an innovative, multi-disciplinary approach. The set comprises over 150 barristers all with a fundamental commitment to going ‘above and beyond’ for clients.

Members

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

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

Helena Kennedy QC (1972) (QC-1991)

Patrick O’Connor QC (1970) (QC-1993) A

Peter Carter QC (1974) (QC-1995)

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

Andrew Hall QC (1991) (QC-2002)

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

Heather Williams QC (1985) (QC-2006)

Heather Rodgers QC (1983) (QC-2006)

Robin Oppenheim QC (1988) (QC-2006)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stephen Knafler QC (1993) (QC-2010)

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

Theo Huckle QC (1985) (QC-2011)

Rebecca Trowler QC (1995) (QC-2012) A

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

Joe Stone QC (1989) (QC-2013)

Stephen Cragg QC (1996) (QC-2013)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Steven Powles QC (1997) (QC-2019)

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

David Carter (1971)

Gerwyn Samuel (1986)

Lauren Soertsz (1987)

Kieran Maidment (1989)

Nick Brown (1990)

Quincy Whitaker (1991)

Stephen Reeder (1991)

Zia Nabi (1991) A

Jonathan Cooper OBE (1992)

Caroline Addy (1992)

Simon Cox (1992)

John Walsh (1993) A

Mark Henderson (1994) A

Paul Draycott (1994)

Clive Rawlings (1994) A

Althea Brown (1995) A

Dominic Preston (1995) A

Ben Chataway (1995) A

Nicholas Toms (1996)

Tublu K. Mukherjee (1996) A

Emma Goodall (1996) A

Joe Middleton (1997) A

Ulele Burnham (1997)

Nick Stanage (1997) A

Lindsay Johnson (1997) A

Sarah Vine (1997)

Jonathan Lennon (1997)

Maya Sikand (1997)

Jim Shepherd (1998)

Farrhat Arshad (1998) A

Jamie Burton (1999)

Benjamin Narain (1999) A

John Hobson (1999) A

Garry Green (1999) A

Erimnaz Mushtaq (2000) A

David Lemer (2000) A

Dr Oliver Lewis (2000) A

Phil Haywood (2001) A

Ruth Brander (2001)

Amanda Hart (2001) A

Sue Sleeman (2001)

Piers Marquis (2001)

Amos Waldman (2001) A

Liam Walker (2001) A

Laura Dubinsky (2002)

David Rhodes (2002)

Richard Thomas (2002)

Alison Gerry (2003)

Angela Patrick (2003) A

Philippa Eastwood (2003) A

Alasdair Mackenzie (2004)

Benjamin Newton (2004)

Jonathan Price (2004) A

Adam Straw (2004)

David Haines (2005)

Nichola Higgins (2005)

Louise Mankau (2005)

Paras Gorasia (2005) A

David Stephenson (2005) A

Gemma Hobcraft (2006) A

Louise Price (2006) A

Malcolm Hawkes (2006) A

Jude Bunting (2006) A

Amelia Nice (2006) A

Shu Shin Luh (2006)

Anthony Vaughan (2006)

Leonie Hirst (2006) A

Kate Annand (2007)

Tunde Okewale MBE (2007) A

Annabel Timan (2007)

Tatyana Eatwell (2007) A

Kate Beattie (2007)

Mary Westcott (2007)

Adam Wagner (2007)

Alex Gask (2008)

Tom Stevens (2008)

Catherine Meredith (2008)

Michelle Knorr (2008)

Sarah Steinhardt (2008) A

Zimran Samuel (2008) A

Rowena Moffatt (2009) A

Amal Clooney (2010) A

Abigail Bright (2010) A

Marisa Cohen (2010) A

Harriet Johnson (2010) A

Maryam Mir (2010)

Jesse Nicholls (2010)

Emma Scott (2011)

Graeme L. Hall (2011)

Sam Jacobs (2011)

James Kirk (2011)

Kate O’Raghallaigh (2011)

Paul Mason (2011)

Peta-Louise Bagott (2011)

Hayley Douglas (2012)

Jake Taylor (2012) A

Tim Cooke-Hurle (2012) A

Jelia Sane (2013)

Daniel Clarke (2013)

Fiona Murphy (2013)

Antonia Benfield (2013) A

Keina Yoshida (2013)

Katherine O’Byrne (2013)

Karlia Lykourgou (2013)

Pippa Woodrow (2014)

Christopher Johnson (2014)

Agata Patyna (2014) A

Daniella Waddoup (2014)

Mary Rachel McCabe (2015)

Sophy Miles (2015)

Megan Hirst (2015) A

Christopher Sykes (2015)

Emilie Gonin (2015) A

Paul Barker (2015)

Zoe Harper (2015)

Jennifer Robinson (2016) A

Beth Grossman (2016)

Rabah Kherbane (2016) A

Gemma Daly (2017)

Turan Hursit (2017)

Frederick Powell (2017)

Margherita Cornaglia (2017)

Clare Duffy (2017)

Alice Irving (2018)

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Court of Protection: Health & Welfare
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Police Law: Mainly Claimant
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Protest Law
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Administrative & Public Law
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Civil Liberties & Human Rights
Band 2
Clinical Negligence
Band 5

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Aswini Weereratne QC
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Lawrence Kershen QC
Band 3

POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture


Richard Fisher QC
Band 2

Police Law: Mainly Claimant


Adam Straw QC
New Silks
Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC
Band 2
Heather Williams QC
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Henrietta Hill QCInquests & Public Inquiries
Henrietta Hill QCPolice Law: Mainly Claimant
Band 2
Paras GorasiaEmployment
Band 3
Henrietta Hill QCCivil Liberties & Human Rights
Malcolm HawkesExtradition
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