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 […]
May 20, 2020

Philip Meredith, John Hatton and Richard Barton conclude nationally-important drugs case

This case concerned a sophisticated plan to bring in to the UK many kilos, totalling almost a tonne, of high-purity cocaine under the cover of an […]
May 9, 2020

His Honour Judge Rennie retires

All at Westgate Chambers would wish to offer our very best wishes to His Honour Judge David Rennie as he retires from the Bench.  He was […]
April 29, 2020

Members of Westgate Chambers in important recent reported Family cases

Chris Stringer appeared before the President of the Family Division in Re P (A Child: Remote Hearing) [2020] EWFC 32, which considered the crucial topic of […]
April 27, 2020

Chris Stringer appears before President of the Family Division

Christopher Stringer appeared before the President of the Family Division in a case concerning the fairness of remote hearings in care proceedings where the court is […]
April 26, 2020

Cerys Sayer appears in reported case in Leicester

Cerys Sayer, briefed by Jay Majoria of Archer Maher, defending a man charged with serious offences of violence, appeared in Leicester Crown Court via the Internet […]
March 25, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 crisis clerks will now be working remotely

If your enquiry is urgent please call chambers on 01273 480510 (Lewes) or 020 3950 8265 (London) and your call will be re-directed to the clerks. In […]
March 3, 2020

Two new tenants join Westgate Chambers

  Chambers are delighted to announce that Kyle Fournillier and Cerys Sayer, after successful completion of their pupillages, have accepted invitations to become full members. Both new […]