Barristers in chambers practise in general crime, corporate & financial crime, inquiries & public law and regulatory law. Some members also practice in civil and family law.

Our barristers advise and represent clients:

  • Facing criminal charges in the Magistrates’ or Crown Courts.
  • In the High Court, County Court, Court of Appeal
  • In relation to non-criminal matters, such as tribunals and local authority hearings

Contact Us

The below are invited to contact the clerks for a quote for our barristers’ services.

Please call 020 7353 3102 or email

  • Solicitors or other practising lawyers;
  • Licensed Access clients, who may either hold a licence issued by the Bar Standards Board, or be a member of a professional body which has been recognised by the Bar Standards Board; and
  • Members of the public who wish to instruct a barrister under the Public Access scheme.


Barristers in chambers most often charge hourly rates for private criminal and immigration work (where the client is not eligible for legal aid). Our barristers most often charge fixed fees for other types of work.

For information, please contact the clerks on 020 7353 3102 or email


Timescales for a case may vary depending on factors such as barristers’ availability, the type and complexity of the case, the other side’s approach, and court waiting times.

Public Access

If you are a member of the public, the Bar Standards Board’s Public Access Guidance for Lay Clients is provided. This will help you to understand how the Public Access scheme works and explains how you can use it to instruct barristers directly. Please see under ‘Expertise’ at the foot of the Homepage ‘Public Access’ for more details.

Regulatory and Complaints Information

Barristers in chambers are regulated by the Bar Standards Board. You can search the Barristers’ Register on the Bar Standards Board’s website:

This shows whether a barrister has a current practising certificate, and whether a barrister has any disciplinary findings, which are published on the Bar Standards Board’s website in accordance with their policy.

Alternatively, you can contact the Bar Standards Board on 020 7611 1444 or email

Our complaints procedure provides information in respect of:

  • Any right you may have to complain to the Legal Ombudsman – the independent body which can help you if you have complained to your lawyer and are not happy with their response.
  • How to complain to the Legal Ombudsman
  • Any time limits for making a complaint.

You can also search the decision data on Legal Ombudsman’s website:

The decision pages show providers who received an ombudsman’s decision in the previous 12 months, and whether Legal Ombudsman required the provider to give the consumer a remedy. Alternatively, you can contact the Legal Ombudsman on 0300 555 0333 or email

You will find a link to chambers Complaints Procedure at the foot of the Homepage on this website.

‘3TG are a leading white collar and serious crime set deserving in the top ranks.’

‘3TG are an outstanding set who go out of their way to provide an excellent service.’

‘A good all-around set with strength in depth.’


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Christopher Bertham

Tim Forte in Operation Lithographical

Tim Forte, instructed by Craig Tickner at Reeds Solicitors LLP, represented Joshua Bowles in Operation Lithographical at the Central Criminal Court. The Defendant pleaded guilty to a terrorism related Attempted Murder of an NSA employee…

Tim Forte

Chambers and members ranked in Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500

Chambers have again been ranked in the new edition of both Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. We are also pleased that Adam Davis KC, John Femi-Ola KC, Jeremy Wainwright KC, Gordon Ross,…

Adam Davis KC

John Femi-Ola KC

Jeremy Wainwright KC

Gordon Ross

Christopher Bertham

Tim Forte

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For help and advice talk to a member of our clerking team. They can advise on the best options for your matter.

Call: +44 (0) 20 7353 3102

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