“Although Farrar’s Building is based in London, the set has strong links to Wales. ‘Members are engaged in some of the most high-profile cases’ including serious sexual assault, murders and violent crimes. ”

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Farrar’s Building has a very strong presence in serious crime work. Chambers team of crime barristers features seven silks, Patrick Harrington QC, Douglas Day QC, Paul Lewis QC, Gordon Cole QC, Christopher Quinlan QC, Ian Unsworth QC, Michael Mather-Lees QC and leading junior Leighton Hughes, who are regularly instructed in some of the heaviest cases.

Members of Chambers prosecute for the SFO, HMRC and CPS Special Casework Division as well as many major cases for each CPS authority in Wales and elsewhere.

Farrar’s also defends at the highest level of serious crime in fraud and documents cases and also mainstream criminal work. The geographical spread of work is very wide with strong emphasis on London, Wales, Cheshire, the Midlands and East Anglia.