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Barristers

Christopher Rees

Christopher Rees KC

Christopher is Head of Chambers and was appointed to KC in 2023. He has been instructed in the most high profile criminal cases in Wales and beyond.

Jenny Yeo

Jenny Yeo

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

Susan Ferrier

Susan Ferrier

Susan is an established specialist criminal barrister with a wealth of experience in conducting trials.

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Harry Baker
 

Harry Baker specialises in all aspects of serious criminal law

 

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Nick Gedge

Nicholas Gedge

Nick prosecutes and defends a wide range of criminal cases.

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

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Rebecca Griffiths

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

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Wynn Morgan

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

Rosamund Rutter

Rosamund Rutter

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

defending professionals charged with criminal offences at work.

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Hywel Davies
 

Hywel joined Apex Chambers in 2023 and has built a strong criminal defence practice.

 

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Emily Jermin
 

Emily acts for the prosecution and defence in all areas of criminal law as well as in regulatory matters and inquests.

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Ross McQuillan-Johnson
 

Ross successfully completed his pupillage in 2022 under the supervision of Lucy Crowther.

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Jonathan Elystan Rees KC

Jonathan was appointed to QC in 2019.

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

Timothy Evans

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.

Ruth Smith

Ruth Smith

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

John Ryan

John Ryan

John is a specialist criminal barrister with over 25 years’ experience: he is ranked highly in the Legal 500.

Alexander Greenwood

Alexander Greenwood

The Legal 500 has recognised Alexander as a “robust advocate” recommended for trademark offences.

Hashim Salmman

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.

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Bethan Evans
 

Bethan regularly prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court.

Kathryn Lane

Kathryn Lane

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

Abigail Jackson

Abigail Jackson

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

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Matthew Comer
 

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Kirsten Murphy
 

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Marian Lewis

Marian Lewis

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

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor

Andrew is a highly respected criminal advocate who for over 30 years has specialised in criminal defence.

Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies

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

Clare Wilks

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 Reynolds

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

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Andrew Kendall

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

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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.

Nik Strobl

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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Martha
Smith-Higgins

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

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Hannah Friedman

Hannah joined chambers in 2022 upon completion of her pupillage and accepts instructions across all areas of criminal law.

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Harriet Ealden
 

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Peter Rouch QC

Peter Rouch KC
 

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 Wyeth KC

 

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

Nicola Harris

Nicola Harris

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

Joanna James

Joanna James
 

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

Ben Douglas Jones QC

Ben Douglas-Jones KC

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

Bernard Tetlow QC

Bernard Tetlow KC
 

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

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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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Justin Hugheston-Roberts

Justin is a highly experienced practitioner, a seasoned jury trial advocate and formidable opponent.

Theo Huckle QC

Theo Huckle KC
 

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

Robert Buckland MP

Sir Robert Buckland KBE, KC, MP

Robert served as Solicitor General from 2014 to 2019. He was appointed Lord Chancellor in July 2019, serving until 2021. In 2022 he was appointed KBE.

Timothy Naylor

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.

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