|Headquarters||1-2 Laurence Pountney Hill,|
City of London, EC4
|No. of lawyers||70 practitioners|
|Major practice areas||Crime, regulatory.|
|Key people|| Mark Ellison QC |
(Head of Chambers)
|Company type||Professional limited liability partnership|
QEB Hollis Whiteman is a leading set of barristers chambers specialising in criminal and regulatory law, located in the City of London.Established in the 1980s, it employs 70 barristers, including 21 Queens' Counsel, four Treasury Counsel and one Standing Counsel to the RCPO. The current Head of Chambers is Mark Ellison QC and the Chief Clerk is Chris Emmings.
The set was established in 1983 by Daniel Hollis QC (1925–2016).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.
The set's practice areas include:
The chambers are considered "the go-to place" for criminal defence as well as for prosecution.
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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.
Former members include Daniel Hollis QC, the founding member of the set,and judge Ian Paton QC, criminal prosecutor who prosecuted in major criminal trials as well as sitting as a Recorder in Southwark Crown Court.
Heather Norton practised at the chambers for 23 years, until 2012 when she was appointed a Circuit Judge sitting at Canterbury Crown Court.
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