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Michael is a very experienced criminal practitioner. He works for both prosecution and defence and practises mainly in the Crown Court. He is experienced in dealing with cases in the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal.
Michael is frequently instructed in very serious and complex cases, including murder, grave violent and sexual offences, drug trafficking offences and frauds. His practice also includes police disciplinary and health and safety cases.
Michael has extensive experience of dealing with sensitive material and public interest applications. He gives careful attention to detail and maintains a sound grasp of the issues.
Recommendations
“He is always calm under pressure and is never ruffled.” “A thorough, very persuasive advocate. He is entirely decent, charming and phenomenal in court.”
Chambers UK 2020
“Experienced in a wide range of serious criminal cases.”
Legal 500 2020
“His real strength is that he is very calm and inspires confidence.”
Chambers UK 2019
‘Very experienced in heavyweight criminal matters.’
Legal 500 2019
Appointments
Recorder - 1997
Qualifications
MA Queens’ College Cambridge

Latest News & Publications

Michael Burrows QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers has seen Keanu Bedward jailed for life for the fatal shooting of Remal Hunt....

Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019
Two advocate secured the murder conviction of a teenager for the stabbing...

Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Two advocates from No5 Barristers’ Chambers are leading the prosecution in a murder trial...

Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019