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Claire Harden-Frost and Thom Dyke prosecute “truly dangerous” knifepoint rapist

Claire Harden-Frost and Thom Dyke successfully prosecuted a 37-year-old man for a prolonged and traumatic attack. 

Sentencing Karan Pullock to an extended sentence of 18 years, HHJ Aaronberg KC said:

“You armed yourself with a kitchen knife, put a chest of drawers…

Stephanie Hayward interviews Tom Little KC about David Carrick, Wayne Couzens and the Casey Review

This podcast contains references to sexual violence.

In February, David Carrick received 36 life sentences for an ‘unrestrained campaign of rape and abuse of women’.

A week later, Wayne Couzens pleaded guilty to 3 offences of indecent exposure, reported days before Sarah…

Tom Little KC shortlisted as Barrister of the Year by The Lawyer Magazine

Chambers is delighted that following a string of successful and high profile trials and appeals in the last year that Tom Little KC is one of only eight barristers shortlisted by The Lawyer Magazine as Barrister of the Year.

The winners…

Giles Bedloe secures acquittal of client on a charge of murder

Giles Bedloe and Tyrone Smith KC of 25 Bedford Row have secured the acquittal of their client on a charge of murder at Inner London Crown Court.

Instructed by Karamjit Singh and Nadeem Afzal of Holborn Law, they successfully argued that their…

Thom Dyke interviewed by the BBC on proposals to sack rogue police officers

Thom was interviewed by the BBC for Radio 4’s The World Tonight, on the request by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley for increased powers to sack rogue police officers.

The interview can be heard here (starting at 10.53)

Successful Prosecution in Gangland Shooting

Louise McCullough successfully prosecuted a member of the South London ABM(“All ‘Bout Money”) “Team Raw” gang following the conclusion of a three-week trial at Inner London yesterday on a charge of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. He and…

Life Imprisonment with a minimum term of 32 years for police officer who raped multiple victims

On the 7th of February 2022 Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb sentenced David Carrick at the conclusion of a two day sentencing hearing.  Carrick was prosecuted by Tom Little KC and Claire Harden-Frost of Deka Chambers.

In her sentencing remarks the Judge praised the…

Crime Briefing – February 2023

Welcome to the first edition of the Crime Briefing which focuses on the topical area of protest law and legislative changes as a result of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022, with articles from Francesca Kolar and Madeleine Miller.


Met Police Officer pleads guilty to 71 serious sexual offences

David Carrick, an officer of the Metropolitan Police has been convicted of committing 49 offences.  He was prosecuted by Tom Little KC and Claire Harden-Frost of Deka Chambers.  The convictions are for offences that span 17 years and encompasses offences of rape,…

Deka Chambers publishes pupillage application form and guidance

Deka Chambers will be inviting applications from candidates for pupillage in line with the Bar Council timetable. Applications will be accepted from 4 January to 8 February 2023.

We are advertising for up to three vacancies: one to commence in October 2023;…

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