• 'members are especially noted for their work in murder cases, including gang-related offences…' Chambers UK, 2016
  • ‘A very impressive depth of counsel’ ‘ahead of the curve in terms of identifying new legal areas and developments in the market’ Legal 500, 2016
  • 'it attracts the most significant and substantial criminal instructions on both the prosecution and defence sides. The very talented barristers here are known for their superior advocacy skills and their approachability' Chambers UK, 2017

Recent Cases

With members at the forefront of the profession, our Cases are regularly reported in the press.

Recognised as leaders in our respective fields, QEB Hollis Whiteman is frequently instructed in the most serious,complex and often legally ground-breaking cases. By their very nature such cases are reported in the press. A number of these cases are catalogued here. 


R v MA and others (2023)

Benn Maguire led Ruth in a multi-handed prosecution concerning a series of high value, armed...

R v X (2023)

Ruth appeared at sentence on behalf of a child who admitted one offence of wounding with intent,...

R v SM and others (2023)

Ruth represented the first defendant on the indictment, charged with inflicting grievous bodily...

R v AR (2023)

  Alexandra Felix KC and Tom Orpin-Massey represented a 23 year old woman of previous good...
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