The Criminal Department at Cobden House Chambers comprises a close knit team of specialist members. Owing to an increase in work load, we invite applications from established practitioners who specialise in all aspects of Crime and Regulatory work.

We also welcome applications from solicitors with relevant experience looking to transfer to the Bar.

If you are interested in joining a chambers who have enjoyed significant organic growth over recent years to become one of the leading sets of chambers in the North and who enjoy a reputation for being forward thinking, modern and approachable then please send a letter of application with a CV which will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence to:

Martin Leech

Director of Clerking

0161 833 6880


Alternatively The Director of Clerking can be contacted for an informal and confidential discussionWe welcome applications from established practitioners which will be considered by our recruitment panel in accordance with our Equality and Diversity policy.


Applications should be sent to the Director of Clerking, Martin Leech: martin.leech@cobden.co.uk – Alternatively please call Martin Leech or his Deputy Steven Tobias for an informal discussion. 

All communication / applications are treated in the strictest confidence.

Contact Details:-

Director of Clerking:             Martin Leech

Direct Line:                           0161 833 6880

Mobile:                                  07791 519 124

Deputy Director of Clerking:  Steven Tobias

Direct Line:                            0161 833 6882

Mobile:                                  07583 019834