George Carter-Stephenson QC
  • The finest advocate in London at the moment.

    Chambers UK

  • A robust advocate, whose capacity for absorbing detail is second to none.

    Chambers UK

  • He is tireless. He takes points and develops them where others would fear to tread.

    Chambers UK

  • One of the most outstanding advocates at the criminal Bar.

    Legal 500

  • Is singled out for his ‘excellent’ command of paperwork and ‘unrivalled’ dedication.

    Chambers UK

  • Combines a down-to-earth manner with a ‘street-fighting’ approach.

    Legal 500

  • A real fighter and an attractive character who commands respect even from the most difficult to deal with clients.

    Chambers UK

  • A leader of choice for anybody at the top of the indictment. He has a level of knowledge, experience and input that you rarely see in other silks..

    Chambers UK

  • One of the best jury advocates at the Criminal Bar, he adopts a very good tactical approach to cases, and knows how to talk to juries.

    Chambers UK

  • His tremendous courtroom presence makes juries pay attention.

    Legal 500

  •  Juries trust him and look to him for guidance.

    Legal 500

  • Calm, measured and always in total control.

    Legal 500

Called 1975

Silk 1998

George Carter-Stephenson QC

Head of Chambers

Specialist defence advocate with a varied and wide ranging practice extending over all types of criminal cases and disciplinary proceedings.

An absolute workhorse who is superb at pretty much everything he does.Chambers UK

Extremely experienced in dealing with highly involved and complex cases, including murder, terrorism and all areas of commercial, corporate and financial crime, incorporating SFO prosecutions and high value confiscation, asset recovery and restraint proceedings.

Professional Disciplinary and Regulatory work includes representing both individual and corporate respondents and high value VAT Tribunal work.

Professional Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • European Criminal Bar Association
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association (POCLA)
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • Fraud Lawyers Association (FLA)
  • Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)