1MCB is delighted to announce that the following members have been ranked in Chambers and Partners UK 2018:

Iain Edwards was ranked as a leading junior in International Crime: a “dedicated” and “very accomplished strategist” who attracts praise for his deep knowledge of international criminal law. He has spent a considerable amount of time representing individuals accused of genocide and crimes against humanity before the ICTR, and continues to be instructed by Rwandans facing similar charges. He has also appeared before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague.”

 Strengths: “Very level-headed and composed, he has a great deal of experience which he brings to bear when formulating his strategic decisions. “He works very hard and is a careful and precise advocate. He has a nice, charming style and is able to make his points succinctly.”


David Stephenson was ranked as a leading junior in employment: “An expert in all manner of discrimination claims with impressive knowledge of the wider aspects of employment law, including equal pay and maternity rights. He has a strong focus on claimant work.”

Strengths: “Absolutely brilliant. Client-friendly, passionate about his work and highly knowledgeable. He really does fight the client’s corner.” “A real advocate of equality and employment rights and a very personable barrister who is well liked by clients.”