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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.


25 January 2022

Three jailed for killing that led to mistaken identity murder

Three men jailed for killing that led to mistaken identity murder


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25 October 2021

Two found guilty of killing that sparked gang feud

Prosecuted by Anthony Orchard QC & Catherine Farrelly.


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15 March 2021

Sven Badzak murder accused appears at Old Bailey

The alleged killer of an aspiring lawyer who was stabbed to death on a trip...

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17 February 2021

Murder conviction quashed & retrial ordered

Jeffrey Israel, having not appeared in the original trial, successfully appealed...

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8 January 2021

Essex lorry deaths sentencing begins

Jonathan Polnay opens the prosecution case at the start of the sentencing hearing of 8...

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8 January 2021

Life sentences for men who stabbed rival gang members at house party

Charlotte Newell QC successfully prosecuted 5 defendants who murdered two 17 year olds...

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15 December 2020

Lee Chapman Murder

Sarah Wahid, 46, of High Road, Grays, in Essex, represented by Sarah Forshaw...

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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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