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Unity Street Chambers - Bristol: A leading set of Barristers serving the South West and beyond


Members of Unity Street Chambers’ Criminal team undertake all aspects of criminal work, for both prosecution and defence. Our extensive expertise includes specialist areas such as motoring, sexual offences, child abuse, fraud, confiscation proceedings, money laundering, violence, drugs offences.

Our barristers are available to represent and advise clients across all court levels including the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. We also undertake work in the field of regulatory crime.

Members of the criminal team accept instructions directly from the public under the Bar Council’s Public Access Scheme in suitable cases.

Our barristers and clerks always aim to provide a dedicated, efficient and professional service regardless of the size or nature of the case. In addition, Chambers always strives to provide consistency of representation wherever possible.

Areas of expertise

  • Companies Act and Trading Standards
  • Department of Trade and Industry
  • Dishonesty
  • Drugs
  • Firearms
  • Fraud
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Public Disorder
  • Road Traffic Deaths
  • RSPCA Prosecutions
  • Sexual Offences
  • Violence