Christopher Rees

Christopher is Head of Chambers. He has been instructed in the most high profile criminal cases on the Wales Circuit and beyond.

Marian Lewis

Marian has a wide ranging practice and has been described by Legal 500 as 'a stellar barrister' (2018).

Jenny Yeo

Jenny is a specialist criminal barrister experienced in conducting cases in the Crown Court. Jenny is respected for her client handling skills.

John Ryan

John is a specialist criminal barrister with over 20 years’ experience: he is ranked highly in the Legal 500.

Nicholas Gedge

Nick prosecutes and defends a wide range of criminal cases.

He is ranked in the Legal 500 for criminal and regulatory cases.

Rebecca Griffiths

Rebecca combines a friendly manner with a robust approach, being well-known for her strong work ethic and attention to detail.


Wynn Morgan

Lowri is an experienced advocate in all aspects of criminal, regulatory and employment cases.

Emma Harris

Emma prosecutes and defends in criminal and regulatory matters and is praised for her straightforward advocacy style.

Abigail Jackson

Abigail regularly prosecutes and defends in a wide range of cases in the Magistrates Court, Crown Court and Youth Court.

Jonathan Elystan Rees QC

Jonathan was appointed to QC in 2019.

He was described as “... outstandingly able” in Chambers and Partners 2019.

Susan Ferrier

Susan is an established and respected specialist criminal barrister with a wealth of experience in conducting trials in the Crown Court.

Andrew Davies

Called to the bar in 1992, Andrew has a large and varied criminal practice and has defended in high profile cases.

Lucy Crowther

Lucy is a practitioner who is regularly instructed in all aspects of criminal and regulatory law, specialising in serious sexual allegations.

Alexander Greenwood

Prior to being called to the Bar, Alex was a Solicitor. The Legal 500 has recognised Alex as a “robust advocate” recommended for trademark offences.

Hashim Salmman

Hashim is highly regarded as being a 'formidable, natural advocate' in the fields of serious crime and complex fraud, in which he is highly sought.

Rosamund Rutter

Rosamund has experience in defending in a wide range of cases including 

defending professionals charged with criminal offences at work.

Christopher Evans

Christopher is developing a practice in all aspects of regulatory law. He has represented local authorities in both the Crown Court and Magistrates Court.



Martha accepts instructions across all areas of criminal and regulatory law. She regularly appears in the Crown Court, Magistrates’ Court and Youth Court.

Timothy Evans

Tim is ranked as a Leading Individual at the Bar in Legal 500 and in Chambers and Partners, particularly for serious fraud and confiscation.

Andrew Taylor

Andrew is a highly respected criminal advocate who for over 25 years has specialised in criminal defence.

Ruth Smith

Ruth is a criminal advocate specialising in serious fraud, regulatory work, serious sexual cases, offences of violence and firearm offences.

Clare Wilks

Clare is respected for her thorough preparation and ability to engage with witnesses. She is a persuasive jury advocate in the most sensitive of cases. 

Lee Reynolds

Lee has a considerable practice with a particular emphasis on Fraud and Trading Standards Law.

Andrew Kendall

Andrew regularly prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court in a variety of cases including violent, sexual and drug related offences.

Kathryn Lane

Kathryn regularly defends clients charged with all types of criminal offences as well as dealing with Proceeds of Crime Act proceedings.

Nik Strobl

Nik represents clients who are charged with a range of criminal offences in the Crown Court and the Magistrates Courts.

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Peter Rouch QC

Since taking silk in 1996 Peter has been constantly involved in handling serious criminal cases ranging from Murder to Fraud and Regulatory Crime.

Mark Wyeth QC

Mark is a very experienced Barrister who practices from chambers in London (5 Paper Buildings) and Cardiff (Apex Chambers.

Nicola Harris

Nicola is an Associate Member of Chambers, currently employed as a Lecturer at Cardiff University where she leads the Advocacy courses.

Tim Naylor

Tim is instructed to appear before a variety of tribunals and enjoys a successful practice in general crime, fraud, disciplinary and regulatory law.

Ben Douglas-Jones QC

Ben is highly recommended in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 for Fraud, Criminal and Consumer Law.

Bernard Tetlow QC

Bernard has vast experience and expertise defending in serious cases across a broad range of crime, particularly murder and serious fraud.

Jonathan Austin

Jonathan specialises in all aspects of criminal law with particular emphasis on fraud, sexual offences, regulatory breaches.

Joanna James

Joanna regularly appears for both prosecution and defence in a wide range of cases.

Theo Huckle QC

Theo is the Counsel General for Wales. He maintains his busy complex PI/Clinical, Public and common law practice.

Robert Buckland MP

Robert was selected as the Conservative Candidate for South Swindon in July 2004. He was appointed as Lord Chancellor in 2019.

Sion ap Mihangel

Sion is a specialist criminal practitioner focusing on serious crime. Sion is frequently instructed by clients whose first language is Welsh.

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