September 22, 2020

Cerys Sayer secures excellent result for a key worker

Cerys, instructed privately by Bishop and Light, represented the health care professional in proceedings at which he was at serious risk of losing his driving licence.  […]
September 14, 2020

Gabby Henty prosecutes the first post-Covid jury trial in Sussex

Gabby Henty this week prosecuted the first trial in Sussex since lockdown.  It involved non-recent allegations of sexual assault, being part of a series of trials […]
July 30, 2020

Westgate welcome Lewis Power QC as a new Door Tenant

Lewis Power QC, the prominent international barrister, has accepted an invitation to become a Door Tenant at Westgate Chambers. Lewis says, ‘I am delighted to join […]
July 24, 2020

New senior Criminal barrister joins Westgate Chambers

Westgate are very pleased to announce that Greg Johnson, formerly of Carmelite Chambers, has accepted an invitation to join us as a tenant. Greg (1998 Call) […]
July 12, 2020

Westgate make a significant move into the future

Westgate Chambers, after more than three successful decades of being based in Lewes, are moving to central Brighton. The new premises are at 9 Pavilion Parade, […]
July 7, 2020

Jonathan Edwards and Philip Meredith conclude tragic assault case

Jonathan Edwards prosecuted and Philip Meredith defended in this case, which was a particularly difficult matter, given that the victim had, since the attack, died of […]
June 29, 2020

Kyle Fournillier is commended by his Instructing Solicitor for his conduct of a difficult case

Kyle, instructed by Wannops Solicitors, appeared at a court in London, representing a Defendant who suffers from a range of mental health difficulties, which have led […]
June 29, 2020

Richard Barton secures dismissal of Indictment

Richard Barton, instructed by Sarah Smith of Tildens Solicitors, successfully argued that his client should not be tried on a serious drugs allegation due to the lack […]
June 29, 2020

The Westgate Family Team

The Westgate Family Team are working harder than ever during lock-down. Richard Barton, Joint Head of Chambers, says ‘I would like to put on record my […]
May 25, 2020

Members of Westgate Chambers assist in testing the new Crown Court remote hearing system in Sussex

Philip Meredith, Nicholas Hall, Piers Reed, Sarah Lindop, Andrew Stephens, Beverley Cherrill, Dale Sullivan, Gabby Henty and Cerys Sayers all gave their time and experience in […]