May 20, 2019

Westgate Chambers cricket team

Westgate cricket team played their annual fixture against the Gentlemen of Lewes on Sunday. It was, as ever, played in the best spirit of the game, […]
May 13, 2019

More members of Westgate Chambers appearing in courts in Wales

Maria Hancock and John Hatton have concluded representing a father in Care Proceedings in Cardiff.   Richard Barton, Joint Head of Chambers, said “With their client […]
May 7, 2019

Members of Westgate Chambers conclude a high-profile case in Wales

Tayo Adebayo, Fiona Rowling, Gareth Burrows and Richard Barton, all instructed by 2nd Opinion Now, Birmingham, have concluded a lengthy and complex case concerning the large-scale […]
April 30, 2019

Gareth Burrows secures firearm acquittal

Gareth Burrows secures acquittal for a man stopped in East London with a sawn off revolver concealed on his person and ammunition found at his address. […]
April 19, 2019

Richard Barton secures s.18 GBH machete acquittal

Richard Barton, representing the first defendant on the Indictment, secured a complete acquittal for his client at Wood Green Crown Court in an alleged multi-handed gang-related […]
March 29, 2019

Gareth Burrows in National Media Interest case

National Media interest in the trial in which Gareth Burrows was instructed by Martin Murray & Associates to represent a defendant accused of defrauding the Grenfell […]
March 29, 2019

New tenants at Westgate

Chambers are pleased to announce that John Hatton and Komal Patel have each accepted invitations to become tenants.   Richard Barton, Joint Head of Chambers, said, […]
March 23, 2019

Philip Meredith achieves acquittal based upon a defence of duress

Philip’s client accepted at Hove Crown Court that he had driven dangerously, but said he had only done so because he was held at knifepoint as […]
March 17, 2019

Richard Barton secures acquittals in false imprisonment and Class A drug-dealing trial

Richard Barton, instructed by Joe Harrington, had the false imprisonment charge dismissed before the trial started, and successfully argued out the drug charges on a half-time […]
March 14, 2019

Westgate providing local pro bono support

  Members of Chambers have agreed to provide pro bono legal advice to seAp, a locally based not for profit organisation, that offers independent advocacy support for health and social care service […]