Details of the Barristers we work with

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All the barristers we work with are registered with the Bar Council who represent barristers in England and Wales.

Robert Grey

Robert Grey

BA (Hons.) Lancaster
Dip. in Law (London)

Robert Grey specialises in criminal law with an emphasis on sex, drugs and fraud cases.
Robert is also a specialist in confiscation and proceeds of crime.

Julian Hunt

Julian Hunt MA (Cantab)

Julian Hunt undertakes both crime and civil work but focuses much of his energy on maintaining a lively road traffic practice. Viewing road traffic law not as part of the general criminal law but as a separate regulatory regime he gives clients practical, pragmatic and timely advice in this complex and growing area.

He has a vast range of experience in defending businessmen and women, company directors, professional drivers and couriers who risk losing their licence or being convicted for traffic related offences.

His road traffic work has been recognised on a national level by recently winning the Acquisition International UK Motoring Barrister of the Year 2014 award. He also maintains a mixed practice prosecuting and defending in other areas including benefit fraud, sex cases, regulatory crime and offences of violence.

He was a Crown Prosecution Service lawyer between 2008-11. This has given him an unrivalled insight into how a case is put together. He is a member of the Public Access Bar Association and a Football Association Registered Lawyer. He is a Lord Denning and Lord Hardwicke Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.

Rupert Higgins

Rupert Higgins

After a Landlord and Tenant pupillage and 10 years in a specialist commercial and construction set of chambers, Rupert now deals with all aspects of property and commercial litigation with a large element- of professional negligence work.

Robert Leonard

Robert Leonard

Robert’s practice covers a wide range of contractual and professional negligence claims. The contractual side includes agency, bailment, sale of goods, supply of services, exclusion and limitation of liability clauses, guarantees and indemnities, misrepresentation, quasi contract and restitution and conflict of laws.

Simon Buckhaven

Simon Buckhaven

Simon specialises in a range of areas including high value matrimonial finance, co-habitation and property disputes, securities and guarantees, wills and inheritance and professional negligence

Simon has appeared in the House of Lords as well as in several leading cases in the Court of Appeal. He appears regularly in the High Court and has represented clients before Disciplinary Tribunals; Law Society, University and Sporting Tribunals.

Tim Wallis

Tim Wallis

Tim Wallis, Barrister, General Chancery Practice in the following areas:

  • Trusts, Wills and Estate Planning including post-death variations and disputed estates
  • Tax advice and status both within the UK and offshore
  • Handling disputes with HMRC
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Commercial structures and agreements
  • General civil litigation
  • Commercial Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
  • Financial Services advice and mis-selling claims
  • Anti-Money Laundering advice and governance

Paul Dipré

Paul Dipré

Paul’s Practice focuses on commercial, property and family law disputes

Paul has done substantial amounts of civil fraud work

Paul is bilingual in Italian and has done work on cross-border disputes involving Italy

Simon Gurney

Simon Gurney

BA(Hons.) Law & Politics – First Class

Simon specialises in professional disciplinary work, representing doctors, police officers and other professionals. He also has expertise in criminal law, with extensive experience of heath and safety, environmental and road traffic cases, as well as the whole range of serious crime. He has particular expertise in confiscation and proceeds of crime cases.

Additionally, Simon can offer expertise in cases before the VAT / Tax Tribunals, judicial review cases before the High Court and civil actions against the Police. He has a particular interest in fighting cases concerning civil liberties.

Sheila Aly

Sheila Aly

Sheila specialises in a range of areas, with an emphasis on crime, employment and family law.

Having completed her legal training at one of the leading commercial & employment law Chambers in the UK, she has since represented a wide range of clients in these areas during her 10 years of practice.

She is able to assist her clients from the very outset of their claims, and has regularly been praised for her down to earth, practical, yet sensitive approach to their needs.

Amanda Nanhoo-Robinson

Amanda Nanhoo-Robinson

LLB, MA, Barrister

Amanda specialises in a range of areas including the following;

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Contract Law
  • Construction
  • Business related issues (inc. Tax/VAT)
  • Professional Negligence.

Philip Worrall

Philip Worrall

Called to the Bar: 2001
Inn of Court: Grays Inn
​LL.B University of Wolverhampton, Barrister

Philip specialises in a range of areas including the following;

  • Benefit and Tax Credit Fraud
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Employment Law
  • General Civil
  • Crime/Motoring Offences​

When first called to the Bar Philip lectured part time to accountancy students in contract and company law. In his first three years he undertook agency prosecution work for the CPS. This gave him an excellent experience and grounding in criminal law. Subsequently Philip developed a criminal defence practice, including benefit and tax credit fraud and in particular specialisation in defending motorists in all aspects of motoring offences, including speeding, drink driving, careless and dangerous driving and totting. Philip is often contacted by other barristers who are representing clients in motoring matters and seek clarification or advice when presenting their case.

In addition to his criminal work Philip has developed a general civil practice, which includes property matters, (boundary disputes, Landlord and Tenant etc.) contract, company law, insolvency, family and general civil.

Philip’s practice covers the whole of England and Wales.

 Tom Evans

Tom Evans

Tom is a specialist criminal and regulatory practitioner. He has a particular strength in advocacy as demonstrated by him winning both the 2010 College of Law Advocacy Competition and the 2010 Inter-Varsity Advocacy Competition (Inner-Temple). In the latter he represented the College of Law against representatives of 20 other universities and colleges.

Prior to coming to the Bar he worked with the United Nations at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.


Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson is known for his confident and fearless advocacy. He has handled heavyweight criminal cases, including murder, large-scale frauds, conspiracy to supply controlled drugs, money laundering and serious sexual offences.

Nick is a member of the Criminal Group at 3PB Barristers. Nick is recommended by the Legal 500 Directory as a Leading Junior in Crime. The 2015/2016 Directory provides: “Nick Robinson is known for his defence work in the Crown Court and his practice has an emphasis on serious crime”. The 2014/2015 Directory provided: “He specialises in sexual offence cases, particularly those involving children and historical allegations of misconduct”. Nick was also recommended in 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14. The 2013/14 Directory stated: “3PB’s Nick Robinson is ‘a very confident and knowledgeable advocate’”.

Nick has appeared in over 30 appeals against conviction and sentence at the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal and he represented the Appellant in a Commonwealth Caribbean appeal against a murder conviction at the Privy Council. Nick is skilled in appellate advocacy. In an appeal against sentence at the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Aikens LJ held that Nick “presented the arguments very concisely, clearly and persuasively” .

In another appeal against sentence at the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Moses LJ held: “There is ample authority for the proposition that counsel for the defence has so skilfully identified both in his written grounds and in his oral submissions and we are indebted to Mr Robinson for them” .

Julian Sidoli

Julian studied at University College London and was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple.

Family, crime and civil.

He has published over 70 articles on various legal topics and has lectured in over 20 countries.  He has particular expertise in land and matters such as nuisance and boundary disputes, planning, and matrimonial finance including constrictive trust issues. He is happy to advise on wills, trusts and contractual issues.

What do Barristers say about us?

“Having Hylton-Potts as an intermediary works extremely well. Cases are always beautifully presented and the preparation of bundles is particularly helpful.”

“Their approach keeps costs down and is a big boost towards getting the best result for the client.”

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