Barrister: Stephen Knight

Year of Call: 2011

Stephen Knight works primarily in criminal law, specialising in protest law, but is happy to accept briefs in other areas of chambers work.

Stephen comes to the law from a background in political activism, and his approach to his cases is closely related to his work with the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers, where he helps to co-ordinate the legal observing project.

Stephen’s work is mostly publicly funded but he is also prepared to accept privately funded or pro bono work in appropriate cases, including on a direct access basis.


  • English (native)
  • French (working knowledge)

Appointments & Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association (Executive Committee)
  • Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers (Secretary)

Education & Qualifications

  • Harmsworth Scholarship, Middle Temple
  • BPTC, City Law School
  • LLM Jurisprudence & Legal Theory (Distinction), University College London
  • LLB Law with French (First Class), University of Sheffield