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Homicide & Corporate Manslaughter

For 50 years our members have regularly appeared for both the prosecution and defence in the most serious and high-profile homicide cases. As can be seen below, cases that have included serial killers, matters of terrorism, gangland executions, multi-defendant murders, baby shaking murders, gross negligence manslaughter and corporate manslaughter. That wealth of experience has earnt Chambers a first-class reputation amongst its peers and in the legal directories, with many members recognised as being leaders in this field.


9 September 2020

Landmark Conviction of Assassin who shot dead a mother and nephew whilst sleeping convicted following a fifth trial

Mark Heywood QC represented the Crown in an...

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15 January 2020

Wandsworth stabbing killer, 21, guilty of murder

Catherine Farrelly instructed by CPS Homicide Unit and led by Crispin Aylett QC...

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5 September 2019

5KBW shortlisted for Chambers UK 2019 Bar Awards

Chambers are delighted to have been shortlisted for the...

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Recent Cases

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Notable Cases


The interests of justice? When should the court issue a witness summons?

Author Jonathan Higgs QC

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COVID 19: Everything you need to know at the Criminal Bar during the Pandemic

Authors - Charlotte Newell QC & Phoebe Bragg

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