The Chambers of Paul Mendelle QC and George Carter-Stephenson QC specialises in the defence of individuals and companies across the entire spectrum of criminal and regulatory law and is consistently recognised as the leading chambers in its core practice areas, due to its client focused, high quality service and its reputation for excellence and discretion.
The expert members of this innovative set specialise in every aspect of modern defence advocacy, both advising pre-charge and acting in the very highest profile cases and our exemplary reputation is best demonstrated by our involvement in almost every recent major criminal trial, whether in fraud, terrorism, organised crime or murder.
Our serious fraud and financial litigation practice has experienced rapid growth over recent years which is testament to our members reputation for providing focused advocacy and advisory services of the very highest quality.
Many practitioners are experienced in the conduct of civil cases, including professional disciplinary, defamation and privacy, environmental law and acting for persons whose human rights are infringed in a wide range of areas of law including actions against the police and public authorities, extradition, international law, inquests, mental health, prisoners’ rights and public and administrative law.
The high quality of chambers extends to its staff who have a justified reputation for expertise and integrity. Established in 1975, the set became the very first to achieve the quality standard for the Bar, Bar Mark in 1999. This has been maintained every year since, with chambers consistently being assessed as a centre of excellence.