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Our Criminal Team is committed to providing advocacy and advice to the highest possible standard.
Our highly experienced team generally covers courts from Portsmouth in the West to Canterbury in the East and up to and including London in the North. However, Members of the Team are happy to travel beyond this region to cater for clients’ needs.
The Team has the following facilities at its disposal:
- Conference facilities in Brighton and London (including video conferencing).
- Seminar facilities (used for seminars on recent legal developments).
- A full book and web-based legal research capability.
Instructing solicitors note that “quality and strength-in-depth throughout the set.” “The set as a whole is extremely efficient, professional and courteous.” “The clerks at 1 Crown Office Row are extremely helpful and a pleasure to work with.” Legal 500 2022
Stuart Wright looks at Online Mediations : Do they really work? - Sep 2020
1 Crown Office Row remain a leading set recommended by Chambers & Partners - Oct 2019
1 Crown Office Row remains a Tier 1 Set in the Legal 500 2020 - Sep 2019
Jeremy Wainwright QC joins 1COR as an associate member - Sep 2019
1COR warm-up to Ghulam Hussain Cup, with volleyball match against Old Bailey Solicitors! - Jul 2019
Jonathan Atkinson successful in prosecution of a £500,000 Romance Fraud - Mar 2019
1 Crown Office Row remains a ‘Band 1 Set’ according to Chambers & Partners - Nov 2018
1 Crown Office Row remains a ‘leading set’ in the Legal 500 2018 Guide - Oct 2018
Edward Hand provides training to Police - Oct 2018
Congratulations to Matthew Withers and David Reader joining 1COR as tenants - Oct 2018
Matthew Withers prosecutes man charged with public nuisance for incident that closed a major road in the centre of Brighton - Oct 2018
Yemen Group of Eminent Experts Submissions on Starvation - Jun 2018
1COR welcomes Amy Packham as a new tenant - Jun 2018
Edward Hand secures acquittal in 3 day Jury Trial - Apr 2018
2013 Legal 500 Directory ranks Crown Office Row as best in South Eastern Region - Sep 2013
Rebecca Upton defends man who supplied gun in murder plot - Feb 2018
Edward Hand secures acquittal at the Old Bailey - Oct 2017
First full re-trial in international criminal law history opens today - Jun 2017
1COR Brighton are Recruiting to the Criminal Team - May 2017
Matthew Heywood in successful prosecution for murder - Sep 2015
Crown Office Row takes the lead in Legal 500 rankings - Sep 2015
Boost for the Criminal Team as 3 experienced practitioners join us from Eastbourne - Oct 2014
Christine Henson prosecutes rogue builder for a confidence fraud against the elderly in Brighton - Nov 2012
Our Civil and Criminal Barristers give client care talk to Worthing Law Society - May 2012
Catriona Murdoch’s article published in Criminal Law and Justice Weekly - Mar 2012
Christine Henson wins on 14 counts of benefits fraud - Oct 2011
Christine Henson and Denise Saunders secure not guilty verdict in 4-week rape trial - Aug 2011