Stephen Mooney

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LLB (Hull)
Year of call and Inn: 
1987; Inner Temple
Professional Membership: 
Western Circuit, CBA, Health and Safety Lawyers Association, ELA
Public Access Areas: 
Practice Overview: 

Stephen Mooney is a specialist criminal practitioner. He is a CPS panel advocate level 4 prosecutor and on the specialist serious crime group panel. Stephen has a fast-growing regulatory crime and disciplinary tribunal-based practice, and is a member of the Bar Standards Board Prosecuting Panel for Disciplinary hearings. He is the head of the Albion Chambers Crime Team.

Public Access:

Stephen Mooney is licensed to accept work under the Public Access rules and undertakes such work in the regulatory, disciplinary and inquest areas of his practice.


"An impressive practitioner with a strong defence practice as well as significant experience prosecuting on behalf of the Bar Standards Board. He is a Level 4 panel advocate for the CPS and also sits on its specialist serious crime group panel."
Chambers and Partner 2017

"A robust lawyer and a very good advocate, who is always ready for the fight."
Legal 500 2016

"A Grade 4 prosecutor who prosecutes on behalf of the Bar Standards Board and has an equally strong defence practice. He focuses on cases involving rape, murder, money laundering and drugs offences."
Strengths: “If you want someone to roll up their sleeves and fight on your behalf, he’s your man.”
Recent work: Prosecuted a murder case where the defendant stabbed his estranged girlfriend in public.
Chambers and Partners 2016

“His wide-ranging prosecution and defence practice covers areas such as fraud, drugs conspiracies and rape”
Legal 500 2015

“He is a robust advocate who clients know is really fighting for them.”
Chambers and Partners 2015

“Regularly instructed in substantial multi-handed cases.”
Legal 500 2014

“He is a robust and fearless advocate. He will put his head above the parapet if the case demands it. He is not afraid of taking on other big hitters in court.”
Chambers and Partners 2014

“a big hitter who is robust in court.”
Chambers and Partners 2013

“deals with cases very professionally and likes to roll his sleeves up and get stuck in.”
Chambers and Partners 2012

“Pairs a forceful presence in court with a down-to-earth and straightforward approach with clients.”
Chambers and Partners 2010

“a determined and forceful advocate in high-end crime who presents a complicated case in a simple way to the jury”
Legal 500 2010

Areas of Practice