St Pauls Chambers – 2024 Edition of Chambers & Partners

St Pauls Chambers, Leeds

Financial Crime – The Regions

John Harrison KC – Band 2

John Harrison KC is a well-respected silk who is recognised for his strong criminal defence practice. He acts in a wide range of cases including those involving investment schemes, money laundering and tax fraud”

“He is a well-rounded financial crime silk – approachable, technical and consistent”

Nigel Sangster KC – Band 2

Nigel Sangster KC has a fine track record in sophisticated financial crime cases, including those involving allegations of film and MTIC fraud. Other areas of fraud include cases involving money laundering and confiscation proceedings”

“He is one of the most charming barristers you would ever wish to meet and if all else fails in a case, he will get a good result through charm alone”

Hal Watson – Band 1

Hal Watson is recognised for his experience in financial crime cases. He has a particular focus on the prosecution of large-scale fraud and money laundering cases.”

“He is really popular with solicitor and great with clients”

James Lake – Band 2

James Lake is a junior noted for his experience in financial crime, particularly cases involving allegations of fraud and money laundering. He is experienced in both the prosecution and defence of criminal cases”

“One of the stars of the junior Bar, he is very well respected by all who instruct him”

Crime – North Eastern

“James Lake is a well-respected junior who prosecutes and defends in criminal and regularly matters. he is frequently instructed on serious criminal cases including fraud, drug importation and sexual offences”.

“James destroys prosecution witnesses in cross-examination, in closing speeches, it’s almost like he’s hugging the jury. He is a showman without showing off”

Family – Matrimonial Finance – North Eastern

Nicola Saxton of St Pauls Chambers is a star senior junior with a vast amount of experience in complex finance matters. She regularly advises high net worth individuals in cases involving corporate assets and trusts as well as farms.”

“Arguably the best barrister in the North of England. Her ability is second to none in terms of how she thinks on her feet.”

Related people

Nigel Sangster KC

Nigel Sangster KC

Call: 1976 Silk: 1998

John Harrison KC

John Harrison KC

Call: 1994 Silk: 2016

Nikki Saxton

Nikki Saxton KC

Call: 1992 Silk: 2024

Hal Watson

Hal Watson

Call: 2003

James Lake

James Lake

Call: 2005

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St Pauls Chambers
Park Row House
19-20 Park Row

For out of hours assistance please call the senior clerk on 07854170429.

The switchboard will open from 08:30 until 17:30

Phone: +44 (0)1132 455 866
Email: [email protected]
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