Callum Church

Call - 2018 Joined Chambers - 2020
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Callum is a criminal practitioner who accepted an offer for Tenancy in August 2020 following the successful Completion of his Third Six. He has a growing practice in the Crown and Magistrates Court.

Callum has been instructed in a full range of Crown Court matters for both the Prosecution and Defence. He has also represented a number of Defendants in the Magistrates Court for trial, as well as first appearances in respect of motoring offences

Callum is eligible to appear in the Youth Court, and has prosecuted youth trials on several occasions.

Throughout his pupillage, and Third Six, Callum gained significant experience of Confiscation proceedings pursuant to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. He has been instructed by the Crown in respect of contested confiscation matters, and has been instructed in cash forfeiture matters pursuant to s298 POCA 2002. Due to his experience and training in this area, Callum has an understanding of Confiscation matters which is advanced for his level of call.

Prior to joining the bar, Callum had an extensive background in advocacy and performance, including sketch comedy as part of the Middle Temple Revels.


Recent Cases:

R v M [current instruction]:

Prosecution Counsel in a contested confiscation, with a proposed benefit figure of over £29,000.


Downing College, University of Cambridge (Law BA)

BPTC – London Holborn  (Very Competent)

LLM Legal Barrister (Distinction)

CPS Panel Advocate – Grade 1

Youth Court Registered


Middle Temple

Midlands Circuit​

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