Crime

6KBW College Hill is a top-tier criminal set. For over forty years, through regular involvement in the leading reported cases, we have helped to shape the development of the criminal law.

Chambers has received a number of awards from Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500. These include Criminal Set of the Year, QC of the Year and Junior of the Year. Descriptions of 6KBW College Hill in those publications include:

“stellar reputation”

“a chambers at the top of its game.”

“This is a top-notch set with fabulous silks and juniors”

“A powerhouse of criminal advocacy”

We are instructed by a wide range of individuals and organisations. For individuals, we accept instructions on a private and publicly-funded basis. Corporate and institutional clients include banks, City solicitors’ firms, household name corporations, prosecuting and regulatory authorities, and foreign and domestic government departments. We regularly assist Advocate with pro bono matters.

Members of chambers at all levels are regularly instructed in cases involving:

  • Bribery and corruption
  • Corporate manslaughter
  • Cybercrime
  • Drug trafficking
  • Fraud
  • Homicide
  • Money laundering
  • Organised crime
  • Proceeds of crime
  • Regulatory offences
  • Sexual offences
  • Terrorism

We contribute to publications that are used on a daily basis by practitioners and judges, such as Archbold, Blackstone’s Criminal Practice, and the Crown Court Compendium. Members of chambers have also contributed to, or are responsible for, Smith and Hogan on Criminal Law, Taylor on Appeals, Miller on Contempt, Thomas’ Sentencing Referencer, and Current Sentencing Practice.

We have a rich history of high-profile cases that our members have been involved with, including:

  • Rose West
  • Rolf Harris
  • Dobson & Norris (Stephen Lawrence)
  • Levi Bellfield
  • News International (Phone hacking)
  • Hillsborough disaster
  • Carl Beech

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