Further expansion in Leeds with arrival of criminal specialist Kristian Cavanagh

March 31, 2020

Exchange Chambers has continued its expansion in Leeds by welcoming Kristian Cavanagh as a new member.

Kristian, who was called to the Bar in 2007, joins from Zenith Chambers in Leeds.  Prior to joining Zenith in 2018, he was a solicitor advocate for 6 years on both the Northern and North Eastern Circuits.

Since joining the Bar, Kristian has been involved in cases of significant complexity. He prosecutes and defends in equal measure, and has significant experience in the following criminal matters:

  • Homicide & Serious Violence
  • Drug trafficking & Organised Crime
  • Fraud & Money laundering

A Level 2 prosecutor, Kristian is also on the HSE’s approved list of speacialist regulatory prosecutors.

Commenting on his decision to join Exchange Chambers, Kristian Cavanagh said:

“I am delighted to join Exchange Chambers, the leading criminal set in the North.

“With quality silks and juniors at all levels of call, Exchange has a well-deserved reputation for excellence.”

Said Tom Handley, Chief Executive at Exchange Chambers:

“Chambers is making giant strides in Leeds having welcomed a number of new members in recent months.

“Kristian is a first-rate criminal barrister – his arrival adds further strength in depth to our team.”