Alex Kettle-Williams

Alex Kettle-Williams

Call: 2004


Alex graduated in Spanish and Music with Honours from Exeter University before being called to the Bar with the Inner Temple. She joined One Inner Temple Lane in 2006 before the successful merger with 2 King’s Bench Walk in January 2017.

Alex enjoys a successful defence and prosecution practice, including both private and publicly funded work as well as Leading and Junior Briefs. Her Crown Court practice extends predominantly across Greater London and the South East as well as the Western Circuit and further afield. Alex is experienced in a wealth of cases involving murder, other serious violent offences, serious sex offences, arson, witness intimidation, large-scale and multi-handed drug supply, firearms and fraud. Alex’s practice expands into the area of Judicial Review and she also benefits from experience in a variety of Court Martial cases, both at home and abroad.

Alex is a Grade 4 Prosecutor.

Crime- prosecution & defence

Other notable cases

  • R v Nguyen [2015] EWCA Crim 923
  • R v Kilara [2012] EWCA Crim 2112 (Banks on Sentence 12th Ed.)
  • R v Apaw [2012] EWCA Crim 1857
  • R v Chakir [2012] EWCA Crim 1342
  • AG’s Ref. (No. 6 of 2011) [2012] EWCA Crim 86
  • R v Ayhan [2011] EWCA Crim 3184
  • R v McTigue [2008] EWCA Crim 2674
  • R v Oringa [2008] EWCA Crim 2051


  • BA Hons (2i Spanish with Music) – University of Exeter.
  • DELE (Spanish, Nivel Superior) – Instituto Cervantes, Valencia.
  • Diploma in Translation (Spanish, Letter of Credit) – Institute of Linguists, London.
  • PGDL (Commendation) – College of Law, Guildford.
  • BVC (Very Competent) – College of Law, London.


  • Inner Temple
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Junior Bar Association


  • Spanish – fluent
  • French – basic


  • Public Access Qualified
  • Grade 3 CPS Prosecutor


19 Feb 2024

Sally Howes KC leads Alex Kettle-Williams as father is jailed for life for toddler’s murder

Jan Gholami was convicted at Maidstone Crown Court for the murder of a 2 year old girl. Zahra Ghulami sustained head injuries at their...

18 Jul 2022

Birmingham man who groomed 4 boys before raping and abusing them is jailed for 28 years – Grace Ong leads Alex Kettle-Williams for Prosecution

The 31 year old, Fazal Sidiqkhil has been jailed after sexually abusing 4 young boys aged between 11 and 16. Sidiqkhil would give money...

14 Oct 2020

Alex Kettle-Williams defends in 15-Count Sexual Assault Indictment

The jury has been sworn in the trial concerning multiple allegations of rape and sexual assault. The Defendant is said to have attended the...

5 Feb 2020

William Mousley QC and Alex Kettle-Williams secure murder conviction

William Mousley QC and Alex Kettle-Williams have secured the unanimous conviction of a man who murdered his victim before setting fire to her home...

16 Jan 2020

William Mousley QC and Alex Kettle-Williams open the prosecution case in murder trial

William Mousley QC leads Alex Kettle-Williams as they begin murder trial at Winchester Crown Court. The defendant is charged with the murder of a...

28 Oct 2019

Rape Case Acquittal for Alex Kettle-Williams

Alex Kettle -Williams has secured an unanimous acquittal in a 2-handed rape trial. The case was heard at the Snaresbrook Crown Court over the...


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