John Edwards

Call: 1983


A specialist practitioner in crime for 30 years and an original member of chambers, John handles all aspects of work in the Crown Court up to and including the gravest crimes from serious sexual offences to homicide,firearms and drugs. His “housestyle” is businesslike but extremely approachable, John is particularly adept and patient in the handling of vulnerable clients.

Qualifications and Appointments:

  • Haileybury
  • B.A.(Hons)Law Leeds: Recorder appointed 2002 (Crime,civil,family with authority to deal with appeals. Recently authorised to try serious sex cases).
  • Deputy Chancellor,Diocese of Birmingham
  • Member of the Criminal Bar Association
  • Former Circuit Junior and member of the Bar Council,sitting on the Race Relations Committee


John has lectured to solicitors on a variety of topics,including recently cases where the accused wishes to give assistance to the police and sentencing of juveniles.

My Expertise