QEB Hollis Whiteman (chambers)

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QEB Hollis Whiteman
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Headquarters1-2 Laurence Pountney Hill,
City of London, EC4
United Kingdom
No. of lawyers70 practitioners
Major practice areasCrime, regulatory. [1]
Key people Mark Ellison QC
(Head of Chambers)
Date founded1983 (1983) [2]
Company type Professional limited liability partnership
Website QEBHollisWhiteman.co.uk

QEB Hollis Whiteman is a leading set of barristers chambers specialising in criminal and regulatory law, located in the City of London. [3] Established in the 1980s, it employs 70 barristers, including 21 Queens' Counsel, four Treasury Counsel and one Standing Counsel to the RCPO. [4] The current Head of Chambers is Mark Ellison QC and the Chief Clerk is Chris Emmings. [5]

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History

The set was established in 1983 by Daniel Hollis QC (1925–2016). [6] It was named after their former premises at Queen Elizabeth Building in the Temple which it left in 2010, moving to the City of London. [7]

QEB Hollis Whiteman Offices at 1 - 2 Laurence Pountney Hill, City of London, EC4 Ornate doorways of 1 and 2 Laurence Pountney Hill, EC4 - geograph.org.uk - 1117099.jpg
QEB Hollis Whiteman Offices at 1 – 2 Laurence Pountney Hill, City of London, EC4

Practice areas

The set's practice areas include: [8]

The chambers are considered "the go-to place" for criminal defence as well as for prosecution. [9]

Notable members

Members of chambers have prosecuted and defended in many widely publicised criminal cases. [9]

Notable honorary members

Honorary members include Mr Justice David Calvet-Smith, QC, former Director of Public Prosecutions and former Chair of the Parole Board for England and Wales. [25]

Former notable members

Former members include Daniel Hollis QC, the founding member of the set, [2] and judge Ian Paton QC, criminal prosecutor who prosecuted in major criminal trials as well as sitting as a Recorder in Southwark Crown Court. [26]

Heather Norton practised at the chambers for 23 years, until 2012 when she was appointed a Circuit Judge sitting at Canterbury Crown Court. [27]

Rankings and Honours

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