Cornwall Street Barristers is delighted to announce that Andrew Wilkins has been appointed as Head of Crime, taking over from Oliver Woolhouse who has become Head of Chambers. 

Andrew Wilkins has a wide experience of criminal proceedings, built up over many years. He has expertise in defending almost all kinds of cases, from road traffic to murder, including fraud, regulatory offences, armed robbery, rape, child abduction and arson with intent. He has prosecuted an equally wide range of offences.

He is knowledgeable about all relevant aspects of procedure, evidence and sentencing. He has experience of Courts Martial and prison disciplinary hearings and is also a Grade 4 Prosecutor and on the CPS panel to prosecute serious sexual offences. . He has written articles and lectured on various aspects of criminal law.

Andrew Wilkins commented: “It is a real honour to have been chosen to lead the criminal law team at Cornwall Street Barristers. We have many experienced and talented practitioners supported by a great clerking team working out of offices in Birmingham, Oxford, and Maidstone. We are Counsel of choice for many local solicitors and various branches of the CPS. The Criminal Justice System faces many challenges at the moment, but we are ready to meet them head on.” 

See Andrew’s full profile here