"Members of Broadway House Chambers are instructed in a wide range of serious criminal cases, including violent crime, sexual offences and drug offences as well as fraud"

Legal 500, 2020

Since 2010 Broadway House Chambers has been recognised by the Legal 500 UK as a Top Tier set, the highest accolade a Chambers can achieve.

We have premises in Leeds, and Bradford. Both bases are situated a mere two minutes’ walk from the cities’ respective Combined Court Centres.

  • A Tribute to Renes by Adam Willoughby

    To all at Broadway House Chambers, Renes was much more than a colleague: She was an integral part of our Chambers family and a very dear friend. Renes was part of the fabric of Chambers… always there to greet us in the morning, set us up for the day with a hot drink, and offer […]

  • New Assault on Emergency Workers Guidelines

    Last week, the Sentencing Council published revised sentencing guidelines for assault offences and new guidance for assaults on Emergency Workers. The updated guidelines come into effect from 1st July 2021 and apply to all adult offenders. The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 introduced new offences of common assault and battery against someone carrying […]

  • Restricting or Revisiting the Issue of Credit for Pleading Guilty?

    What level of credit are you going to submit the Defendant is entitled to for his guilty pleas in the following scenario? The Defendant and four co-Defendants were all jointly charged with one offence of supplying a controlled drug of Class A and one offence of possession of a controlled drug of Class A with […]

  • Domestic Abuse: Covid-19 & the DAPP

    The DAPP The Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme (‘DAPP’) is described by Cafcass as follows: ‘The Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme (DAPP) aims to help people who have been abusive towards their partners or ex-partners to change their behaviour and develop respectful, non-abusive relationships. Taking part in DAPP can make a real difference to the lives of those […]

  • Sentencing Sexual Offenders Who Do Not Carry Out What They Intended to Do

    A number of years ago, the writer advised that a sentence imposed, should be referred to the Court of Appeal by the Attorney General as being ‘unduly lenient’. It was a case where the Defendant was snared by ‘paedophile hunters’, but the evidence disclosed that he (a) thought he was conversing with a 12-year-old female […]


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T: 0113 246 2600
E: clerks@broadwayhouse.co.uk

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DX: 729860 BRADFORD-22
T: 01274 722560
E: clerks@broadwayhouse.co.uk