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Leading Specialists in Criminal Law since 2000

Since its foundation twenty years ago, Farringdon Chambers has carved a formidable reputation in the field of criminal advocacy and is now ranked as a Leading Set in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners edn. 2021. Our members across all years of call are ranked in both financial and general crime and deal with some of the most serious cases to appear before the courts. These include murder, high-value fraud and white collar crime, modern slavery, drugs conspiracies and sexual offences. Our cases often attract wide media attention.

With impressive depth and breadth of experience, our members also practice in other areas including public law and human rights, historic appeals, civil law, employment and regulatory work. Our members often appear in forfeiture applications as well as slavery and trafficking risk and prevention orders. Please see our expertise and individual members pages for details.

Our Chambers is proudly situated south of the river on bustling Bermondsey Street. We are just a stone’s throw from the iconic Shard and the newly redeveloped London Bridge Station, standing within the triangle of Southwark, Inner London and Blackfriars Crown Courts. We are also within easy reach of the Royal Courts of Justice and the Central Criminal Court.

Our excellent transport links enable us to provide counsel for hearings across the country. Our clerks are eager to assist and strive to help our professional clients match the right barrister to the right case. Please see our clerks page for details.

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Latest News

Chris Whitehouse secures acquittal for vulnerable defendant in heroin importation case.

July 28 2022

Chris Whitehouse successfully defended a woman who flew into Manchester Airport with 10kg of heroin in a suitcase which she...

Success in HSE Manslaughter case for Claire Davies QC leading Elizabeth Lambert

July 25 2022

Claire Davies QC and Elizabeth Lambert were instructed to represent a client facing a count of gross negligence...

Ian Henderson QC shortlisted for Crime and Extradition Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 edn 2022 Awards

July 05 2022

Farringdon Chambers is delighted to announce that our own Ian Henderson QC has been shortlisted for Crime and Extradition Silk of...

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