Central Chambers Celebrates Recognition in the Legal 500: A Testament to Excellence in Advocacy and Client Service

Central Chambers is thrilled to announce that three of our esteemed barristers—Nazmun Ismail, Kirstin Beswick, and Benjamin Knight—have been recognised by the Legal 500, a prestigious legal directory that identifies the crème de la crème of the legal profession.

Kirstin Beswick: A Continued Legacy in Family Law

This marks the second consecutive year that Kirstin Beswick has been honoured by the Legal 500. Specialising in Family Law for over 20 years, Kirstin is known for her analytical prowess and focused forensic cross-examination. Her experience spans a wide array of complex cases, including those involving allegations of serious harm and jurisdictional issues. Her profile can be viewed here.

Nazmun Ismail: A Beacon in Children and Domestic Violence Cases

Nazmun Ismail, a founding member of Central Chambers and its Financial Director, joins the list for her exceptional work in Children and Domestic Violence cases. With over 25 years at the Bar, Nazmun is lauded for her thorough preparation and robust advocacy. Her practice covers a broad spectrum of family law, including public law cases that involve risk of harm from non-accidental injuries, radicalisation, and more. Her full profile is available here.

Benjamin Knight: A Trailblazer in Criminal Law

Making his overdue debut on the Legal 500 list is Benjamin Knight, a powerful presence in Criminal Law. Known for his sharp legal acumen and outstanding advocacy skills, Ben has been involved in numerous high-profile and complex criminal cases, especially in recent years. He was also involved in the ‘2022 CTLs case’ which held a gun to the government’s temple over the Bar’s industrial action. He also writes extensively, appears on broadcast media, and is the author of the MSA Toolkit on the Central Chambers website. His full profile, which further attests to his legal prowess, can be found here.

A Testament to Our Commitment

The inclusion of these esteemed members in the Legal 500 is not merely an individual achievement but reflects the collective excellence of Central Chambers. It underscores the high level of complexity in the cases we handle and attests to our elevated standards of advocacy and client service.

We are immensely proud of our track record in delivering first-rate service to both our professional and lay clients. This recognition serves as a testament that our reputation continues to go from strength to strength.

For more information about our services and areas of expertise, please contact our clerks or explore our site.

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