Charter pleased to be recommended in Crime, Business and Regulatory Crime, Fraud and Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law in the Legal 500

Charter pleased to be recommended in Crime, Business and Regulatory Crime, Fraud and Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law in the Legal 500

The Legal 500 announced its recommendations for this year earlier today. It had the following to say in respect of Charter as a set –

“At Charter Chambers, Counsel are of ‘an incredibly high standard’ and recommended for criminal law as well as related fraud and regulatory matters. ‘It is a go-to set for those in an emergency or in need of barristers who can handle complex matters’. In the clerking team, Practice Manager Ian Sheridan is ‘fantastic and could not be more helpful’. Providing ‘an excellent service’, his team is ‘straight-talking and if there is a problem it will be addressed quickly’. Other names to note on the support side include Chambers Director Ian Payn and Deputy Practice Manager James Hall.”

“Charter Chambers covers a range of work across the criminal space, including drug offences and serious violent crime. New silk Martin Goudie QC prosecuted Amazon for illegally sending lithium-ion batteries and aerosols via air mail.”

‘Charter Chambers has a particular strength in nursing-related work, with a number of members instructed in key NMC cases by the Royal College of Nursing.”

The Legal 500 highlighted the following –

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations), Ranked Tier 1 – Neil Hawes QC ‘Very solid: legally up there with the best.’

Crime –

Henry Grunwald OBE QC ‘A veteran of serious cases.’

Tana Adkin QC ‘Her work includes challenging sex offence cases.’

Martin Goudie QC ‘A new silk popular with the CPS, more unusual prosecutors and defence solicitors too.’

Fraud, crime –

Neil Hawes QC ‘Juries love him, prosecutors fear him, judges respect him: nothing else needs to be said.’

Martin Goudie QC ‘Instructed in MTIC and money laundering matters.’

Crime – Leading juniors

Louise McCullough ‘A very able advocate, who is well prepared, thoughtful and extremely adept at dealing with sensitive cases.’

Roderick James ‘His ability to think of solutions to problems quickly is a real strength.’

Leila Gaskin A popular choice for challenging drug and gang cases.’

Daren Snow ‘He can cut through the uncertainty to get to the heart of the issue.’

Rajinder Gill ‘He has the ability to grab the bull by the horns in cases of complexity.’

David Wood ‘He excels more senior counsel in capability, and is pleasant and professional too.’

Oliver Renton ‘Very calm under pressure.’

Fraud – crime – Leading juniors

Roderick James ‘He is extremely hardworking, incredibly well prepared and a forceful advocate.’

Leila Gaskin ‘She defends and prosecutes money laundering, VAT fraud and advance fee fraud cases.’

Professional Discipline & Regulatory law – Leading juniors

Thomas Buxton ‘No matter what happens in a case or how difficult a registrant may be, he exudes calmness and confidence.’

Dr Mary-Teresa Deignan ‘Her arguments are succinct and pithy.’

Claire Robinson ‘Instructed in challenging Nursing and Midwifery Council cases.’

Alexander dos Santos ‘He appears on both sides of medical regulation cases.’

William Davis ‘Instructed to defend nurses and prosecute dentists.’

Chloé Barton ‘Instructed by the Royal College of Nursing and General Dental Council in challenging cases.’

David Wood Highly capable, tenacious, and at ease with clients and on his feet.’

Oliver Renton He ensures that the client understands what is happening and puts them at ease.’

Kathryn Pitters ‘She demonstrates exceptional client care and immense patience.’


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