Kirsty Brimelow KC to join David Bentley KC as Co-Head of the Doughty Street Chambers Crime Team

Chambers is delighted to announce that Kirsty Brimelow KC has been appointed as Co-Head of the Doughty Street Chambers Crime Team, alongside David Bentley KC. Kirsty steps in to take over the role formerly occupied by Isabella Forshall KC, whose untimely and tragic death occurred in summer this year. 

David Bentley KC says:

“I’m delighted that Kirsty has agreed to take on  this important role. She brings to it a wealth of experience following her highly successful year of leadership at the CBA. I’m very much looking forward to working with her in leading our vibrant criminal team ”

Kirsty Brimelow KC says:

“I am privileged to lead Doughty Street’s hugely successful criminal law team, alongside the excellent David Bentley KC, and to help continue the work of our much-missed Issy Forshall KC. I look forward to doing what I can to support our brilliant Doughty Street barristers and clerks.”

Our Crime Team is ranked as a leading set by the industry directories Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500; the team was shortlisted for the ‘Crime and Extradition Set of the Year’ Legal 500 2023 Awards and is currently in the running for ‘Crime Set of the Year’ at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023.

For more information about the team, please contact our Senior Crime Clerk, Matthew Butchard