Direct Access

187 Fleet Street provides high-quality advice and advocacy from expert, leading barristers in crime and regulation. Chambers' work has an emphasis on fraud and financial wrongdoing. Our barristers regularly act for individuals and companies in high-profile criminal, regulatory and civil litigation.

Direct Access means that clients may be able to instruct a barrister without recourse to a solicitor. Chambers provides Direct Access to expert barristers.

187 Fleet Street’s barristers can be instructed directly by members of the public and corporate bodies. We operate on a privately funded basis at very competitive rates. A fee structure can be tailored to your individual requirements in consultation with the Senior Clerk of 187 Fleet Street, John Pyne.

We will always endeavour to provide you with a first-class service. Where it is appropriate to do so, we will also recommend leading solicitors and our professional partners to provide full litigation services.

Under Direct Access, 187 Fleet Street’s barristers can provide you with the following services:

  • Advice and advocacy in court and tribunal hearings
  • Pre-charge advice
  • Advice on civil claims and investigations
  • Advice on regulatory compliance
  • Expert interpretation of the law
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents
  • Advice on collation of evidence
  • Advice on prospects of fighting your case
  • Conducting negotiation
  • Advice and advocacy on appeals
  • Advising on litigation strategy
  • Advice and advocacy in disciplinary proceedings
  • Second opinions

Queen's Counsel

  • Mr Richard Christie QC Richard Christie QC 1986
  • Mr Daniel Janner QC Daniel Janner QC 1980
  • Mr Simon  Mayo QC Simon Mayo QC 1985
  • Mr Jason  Bartfeld QC Jason Bartfeld QC 1995
  • Miss Natasha  Wong QC Natasha Wong QC 1993
  • Mr Gideon  Cammerman QC Gideon Cammerman QC 1996

Junior Barristers

  • Mr Brian  Reece Brian Reece 1974
  • Mr Peter  Guest Peter Guest 1975
  • Miss Diana Pigot Diana Pigot 1978
  • Mr Gerard Renouf Gerard Renouf 1977
  • Mr Anthony  Rimmer Anthony Rimmer 1983
  • Mr Gareth Hughes Gareth Hughes 1985
  • Mr Christopher Kerr Christopher Kerr 1988
  • Miss Kate Davey Kate Davey 1988
  • Mr Andrew  Newton Andrew Newton 1989
  • Mr Terence  Woods Terence Woods 1989
  • Mr Neil FitzGibbon Neil FitzGibbon 1989
  • Mr Nicholas  Barraclough Nicholas Barraclough 1990
  • Miss Rachel  Bright Rachel Bright 1991
  • Mr Richard Potts Richard Potts 1991
  • Mr Warwick  Aleeson Warwick Aleeson 1994
  • Miss Sarah Vine Sarah Vine 1997
  • Mr Adam  Butler Adam Butler 1997
  • Miss Emma  Kurzner Emma Kurzner 1999
  • Miss Margia Mostafa Margia Mostafa 1999
  • Mr Mozammel  Hossain Mozammel Hossain 2001
  • Miss Sasha Bailey Sasha Bailey 2002
  • Miss Nneka Akudolu Nneka Akudolu 2002
  • Mr Ben Hayhurst Ben Hayhurst 2004
  • Mr James Onalaja James Onalaja 2004
  • Mr Steven Fitzpatrick Steven Fitzpatrick 2004
  • Mr Jamie  Sharma Jamie Sharma 2005
  • Mr Greg  Unwin Greg Unwin 2008
  • Mr Donal  Lawler Donal Lawler 2008
  • Mr Gerwyn Wise Gerwyn Wise 2010
  • Miss Lucy Ginsberg Lucy Ginsberg 2013

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