TCC 13.07.20 – Paul Rooney prosecutes two cowboy builders who preyed on the elderly

July 13, 2020

Paul Rooney on behalf of Redcar and Cleveland Council successfully prosecuted two men, Jack Heywood and Jamie Gascoigne, who fleeced two elderly people out of almost [...]

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Dealing with domestic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic – article by James White

June 11, 2020

The Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ has created challenges throughout all our lives, including victims of domestic abuse who may have found themselves stuck in increasingly violent circumstances. One [...]

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Sarah Benson joins Chambers

May 20, 2020

Fountain Chambers is pleased to announce that Sarah Benson has accepted an invitation to join Chambers as a tenant with effect from 16 June. Sarah transfers [...]

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Richard Bennett and Robin Turton secure conviction of dangerous rapist after 8 week trial

April 25, 2020

Richard Bennett and Robin Turton were instructed by the CPS complex case unit to prosecute a pimp who had targeted young girls and driven them to [...]

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Coronavirus Update

March 24, 2020

Due to the impact of Coronavirus, we have had to close our office doors in order to maintain recommended social distancing however we are still offering [...]

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We are pleased to welcome back Aisha Wadoodi. Aisha is a well-established criminal practitioner and will also undertake some family work following her appointment as a family Recorder

February 14, 2020

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We are delighted to announce that Collette Price has been appointed Head of Chambers. She is the first female Head of Chambers and the first family practitioner to lead us in our 50 year history. We would like to thank Jamie Hill QC for his 10 years of leadership.

February 13, 2020

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Richard Bennett secures conviction of primary school teacher for sex offences.

February 4, 2020

Chambers’ Richard Bennett secured the conviction of a primary school teacher accused of sexually assaulting pupils after a 4-week trial at Teesside Crown Court. Read more...

Paul Rooney leading Phillip Morley secure acquittal of the main defendant in a long running drugs conspiracy trial.

February 4, 2020

Paul and Phillip were instructed by Kenneth M Barrow Solicitors of Seaham, to represent Gary Mitchell, who was purported to be the controlling mind and the [...]

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