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2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings has a strong criminal team receiving regular instructions for both the Crown and Defence.  Tenants of all seniority are available to undertake instructions and senior juniors regularly appear in cases of the most serious nature including terrorism, murder, and large scale conspiracies.


The breadth of experience available within Chambers means that no matter the case there is always a barrister of requisite skill to instruct. Chambers enjoys a strong reputation with both the Crown Prosecution Service and Defence Solicitors providing expert advice and representation at all stages.


As well as being able to provide leading juniors, some of which also sit as Recorders in the Crown Court, Chambers has a thriving junior bar of tenants and pupils who appear regularly in both the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court.


Our experienced Clerking team are able to match the right case to the right barrister and ensure that cases are dealt with in an expeditious fashion. Furthermore, many of our Barristers are direct access qualified and in appropriate circumstances can receive direct instruction.  2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings, as well as taking instruction on a publicly funded basis, also regularly undertake privately paying cases and our Clerks are well acquainted with the needs of Instructing Solicitors in this regard, taking a pragmatic view to costs whilst remaining uncompromising on the quality of service provided.

Members of Chambers’ profiles outline their specialist practice areas in addition the Clerks can advise when receiving instructions.

To instruct a member of the crime team, contact our clerks at, on 020 7936 2613 or by using our contact form.

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