Legal 500 Rankings 2020

1 October 2019

187 Chambers has been recommended in the Legal 500 UK 2020 Guide in the following practice area:


Crime – Leading Set


5 QCs from 187 Chambers are listed in the ‘Leading Silks’ list, The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2020’s guide to outstanding silks nationwide.

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading Silks

Gideon Cammerman QC “A ferocious advocate with an eye on the end game”

Crime – Leading Silks

Jason Bartfeld QCHe has defended in complex modern slavery cases”
Richard Christie QCIncredibly resilient when placed under pressure by defence teams”
Simon Mayo QCAn excellent handler of witnesses in chief and cross-examination”

Fraud crime – Leading Silks

Simon Mayo QCA consummate professional”

4 barristers are listed in the ‘Leading juniors’ list, The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2020’s guide to outstanding juniors nationwide.

Crime – Leading Juniors

Avirup ChaudhuriHe both defends and prosecutes challenging cases”
Greg UnwinVery bright, effective and charming”
Rebecca LeeShe both defends and prosecutes serious cases”

Fraud crime – Leading Juniors

Peter GuestHe has real authority and presence in the courtroom, and can be firm with judges and witnesses if required”

Listed in the 2019 Silks list


Crime – 2019 Silks
Mozammel Hossain QCHe has excellent judgement about what constitutes the real issues in a case”