Crown Chambers

Criminal Law

Criminal Law Barristers

At Crown Chambers we specialise in all aspects of criminal law. Our Criminal Team value fearless and determined advocacy and are highly regarded for their down to earth, no-nonsense approach to criminal cases.

Our clients are important to us and as a result our entire team strive to provide a service which results in the best possible results.

Our Approach

Crown Chambers provide a full range of advocacy and advisory services and are committed to providing the highest level of client care from initial advice thorough to appeal hearings and other post-sentence matters.

We aim to uphold our reputation for through case management, providing a joined up approach. Whether prosecuting or defending, we believe it’s critical to prepare cases early and monitor progress actively.

Specialist Areas

Members of the team provide representation throughout the country and are regularly involved in matters from the most high-profile cases such as murder to the lesser offences of road traffic. This is in a range of courts from the Crown Court and Court of Appeal to the Magistrates Court.

Counsel prosecute and defend on both a legal aid basis, and on a privately funded basis. Work is undertaken at all levels.

Sexual Offences – We have a team with a wealth of experience in serious sexual offences, along with related offences such as child cruelty, internet offences and child abduction. Our team are experts in covering matters such as applications under section 41 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999, bad character applications, historic allegations and abuse of process.

Our team is seasoned in building rapport with vulnerable people  – either witnesses or defendants – at all stages of the trial process

In addition to to sexual offences we offer barristers with expertise across a range of specialist areas including:

  • Assault / Violence
  • Burglary / Robbery / Theft / Shop-lifting
  • Child Abuse
  • Criminal Fraud and Proceeds of Crime
  • Dishonesty Offences
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs Offences
  • Murder and Manslaughter cases
  • Road Traffic Deaths
  • Terrorism, Firearms and Public Disorder Offences
  • Vandalism

Our counsel are experienced in drafting both grounds of appeal and applications for judicial review.

Practice Areas

Family Law

Fearless family law barristers

Court of Protection

Highly skilled and understanding court of protection barristers 

Criminal Law

Effective and successful criminal law barristers

Civil Law

Highly regarded civil law barristers

Regulatory Law

Knowledgeable regulatory barristers

“Paul Storey KC is a real master of oral and written advocacy with an incredible understanding of the medicine and personal dynamic of cases. A real champion of disadvantaged and underprivileged clients.”

Legal 500

"Naomi Madderson is an exceptional advocate with the ability to comprehend complex medical issues and to convey issues in an understandable way."

Chambers and Partners

"Instructing Gaynor Hall is a joy – she is the perfect combination of tenacity and grit with a down to earth, no nonsense approach. She is an engaging and clever advocate."

Client Testimonial

"Olivia Bennyworth is a powerhouse of knowledge and a highly skilled and competent advocate. We instruct Olivia on some of our most complex and challenging cases due to her ability to work swiftly and efficiently."

Legal 500

"Patrick Taylor is one of the best mediators I have worked with. He always sees the bigger picture; and even when the parties are entrenched in their positions, he finds a way through the impasse – a top-quality mediator‘.

Client Testimonial

“Nigel Edwards KC is as a persuasive advocate, who builds a rapport with witnesses, clients and judges”

Legal 500


Our client testimonials and legal directory recognitions support and evidence our values of excellence, integrity and respect.

About Us

Crown Chambers is a set of regionally and nationally renowned barristers, dedicated in their pursuit of excellence. Crown Chambers is a young set with an exciting future.

Contact Us

Crown Chambers
93-95 Alfred Gelder Street
T: 01482 014658

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