Colin Wells
  • He is a straight-talking, no-nonsense barrister who knows his stuff, is very prompt and is a pleasure to deal with.

    Chambers UK

  • He's got a very good way with clients.

    Chambers UK

  • He's effective and juries listen to him.

    Chambers UK

  • A tough defender of client interests.

    Chambers UK

  • Recommended for his great preparation, fast paperwork and very good mind.

    Legal 500

  • Experienced, knowledgeable and consistent. A great jury advocate.

    Chambers UK

  • A very experienced advocate who works very hard.

    Chambers UK

  • The client really engaged well with him, and was very complimentary.

    Chambers UK

  • A very experienced advocate who works very hard.

    Chambers UK

  • The client really engaged well with him, and was very complimentary.

    Chambers UK

  • He is engaging with clients and sees the answers a long way out.

    Legal 500

  • His key strengths are his legal brain, capacity for hard work, good judgement and gift for speaking plainly to clients.

    Legal 500

  • A canny hand who displays the human touch with clients and juries.

    Legal 500 2020

  • Very impressive because with him everything is straightforward and there's no messing around.

    Chambers UK 2020

  • He is solid, hard-working and reliable.

    Chambers UK 2020

Called 1987

Colin Wells

Barrister

 

An “excellent” fraud junior who is “extremely hard working and very bright.” Commentators say he is the go-to person on abuse of process matters. Chambers UK
  • Pre-charge criminal advisory
  • Criminal defence work – Fraud, Money Laundering, Confiscation and related Regulatory proceedings.
  • Criminal Cost Appeals
  • 2002-2008 Licensed Advocate on Isle of Man
  • 2009 – Licensed for Direct Access Work

Publications and Seminars

Professional Memberships

  • European Criminal Bar Association
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • Fraud Lawyers Association (FLA)

Education

  • BSc (Economics and Law) - Plymouth Polytechnic
  • MA (Industrial Relations and Employment Law) - Warwick University

cwells@25bedfordrow.com

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