November 1, 2020

Westgate Chambers Covid-19 Update

Due to the current crisis clerks will now be working remotely. Chambers is also currently closed to visitors and deliveries. If your enquiry is urgent please […]
October 24, 2020

Murder Acquittal

Nicholas Hamblin successfully defends in Sussex murder trial Nicholas Hamblin, instructed by Joe Harrington, and led by John Price QC (23 Essex Street), successfully secured the […]
October 19, 2020

Westgate welcome a new pupil

Westgate Chambers are pleased to welcome Andy Hall, who is undertaking a fully-funded 12 month pupillage with us. Richard Barton, Joint Head of Chambers, says, ‘I […]
October 19, 2020

His Honour Judge Tain retires

All at Westgate Chambers extend our very best wishes to HHJ Tain as he steps down from the Bench, after a career in which he was, […]
September 28, 2020

Philip Meredith secures dismissal of case for his client

Philip, instructed by Sarah Smith of Tildens, was briefed in this Crown Court case involving conduct allegedly leading to very serious injury to others. Instructed early, […]
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, […]