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Mountford Chambers welcomes five new barristers


Mountford Chambers is delighted to welcome five new barristers.  Edward Henry KC [1988] formerly of QEB Hollis Whiteman; Rebecca Upton [1999]; Daniel Frier [2005] and Sophie Evans [2010] all formerly of 1 Crown Office Row; and Stephanie Panchkowry [2011] previously at 4BB.

The new members will undertake work across Chambers’ 7 core practice areas of Business Crime & Fraud; Criminal Regulatory; Asset Forfeiture & Civil Recovery; Professional Regulation; Public Law; International Law and Crime (general). Their appointment takes the number of KCs, Barristers and Pupils at Mountford Chambers to 44.  Edward Henry KC will also take up an internal post as Head of the Professional Regulation team.

Chris Henley KC, Head of Chambers said of the appointments, “We are delighted to welcome Ed, Rebecca, Dan, Sophie and Stephanie as five exceptional barristers and talented advocates. They share the qualities, commitment and values that Mountford is founded on, and we look forward to introducing them to clients.”

Ben Heaviside, Senior Clerk said, “Having such accomplished barristers join our team further strengthens the breadth and choice of quality counsel for our burgeoning client base. Chambers has ambitious growth plans, and these latest appointments help us to deliver that plan.”

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