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Great James Street announce two new members

August 2012

We are delighted to announce two new members of chambers, Martin Henley (2004) & Unnati Bhatt (2007) join us from 6KBW.
Both practice in Crime, Extradition, Public Law and a wide range of civil matters.

Great James Supports Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity

August 2012

Great James Street are delighted to be supporting the work of Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity through participation in their Golf day on Thursday 30 August 2012.

Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness.

Find out more ways to support the trust, please visit

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Chambers welcome new member

July 2012

Chambers are delighted to welcome Andy Hill (1982) as a member of chambers. Formally of Old Bailey Chambers, Andy joins us with a wealth experience in all areas of serious crime. Andy adds further strength and depth to our criminal team.

Alun Jones QC reported in The Times

July 2012

02/07/12 – The Times, Alun Jones reported. See Alun’s profile for the full article.

Chambers are delighted to welcome 3 new tenants

July 2012

Mr Jide Lanlehin (1994) and Mr Femi Awodele (2002) join from 1 Middle Temple Lane and Mr Paul Andrews (2003) joins from Bream’s Buildings.

Jide and Femi specialise in crime, immigration, civil/family and employment law. They are also Public/Direct access acreditted. Profiles to follow shortly.

Paul specialises in crime, including courts martial work. Paul accepts instructions for both defence and the prosecution. Paul is Public/Direct access accredited.

Michael Bazeley features in The Barrister Magazine

June 2012

Senior clerk Michael Bazeley features in the June 1st 2012 edition of the The Barrister Magazine. The article by Guy Hewetson addresses the challenges facing the Criminal Bar and is entitled “Not broken, but in need of fixing

Alun Jones advising in a commercial matter in the Gulf States

June 2012

Alun Jones has been advising this week in a commercial matter in the Gulf States.

Thom Dyke joins chambers

May 2012

We are delighted to announce that Thom Dyke (2007) has accepted our invitation to join chambers. Thom predominantly defends, in a variety of practice areas.

Chambers welcomes new clerk

April 2012

We are pleased to announce that Nicole Couse, formerly of 5 Pump Court, has joined Great James Street chambers.

Nicole joins the clerking team from 5 Pump Court, a common law set, where she started her career in 2010. She has conducted all junior roles but also has a good knowledge of diary and practice management. Nicole was selected from a very strong crop of applicants and we believe will be a valuable asset to chambers.

Successful appeal against extradition

March 2012

Alun Jones QC represented Lucy Wright in her successful appeal against extradition to Argentina. More from BBC News