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Neil Block QC

Neil Block QC

Call: 1980 Silk: 2002

Alison Foster QC

Alison Foster QC

Call: 1984 Silk: 2002

Simon Goldblatt QC

Simon Goldblatt QC

Call: 1953 Silk: 1972

John Tackaberry QC

John Tackaberry QC

Call: 1967 Silk: 1982

Edwin Glasgow CBE QC

Edwin Glasgow CBE QC

Call: 1969 Silk: 1987

Matthew Horton QC

Matthew Horton QC

Call: 1969 Silk: 1989

Brian Ash QC

Brian Ash QC

Call: 1975 Silk: 1990

Nigel Pleming QC

Nigel Pleming QC

Call: 1971 Silk: 1992

Augustus Ullstein QC

Augustus Ullstein QC

Call: 1970 Silk: 1992

John Steel QC

John Steel QC

Call: 1978 Silk: 1993

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC

Call: 1978 Silk: 1994

Richard Spearman QC

Richard Spearman QC

Call: 1977 Silk: 1996

William Norris QC

William Norris QC

Call: 1974 Silk: 1997

Matthias Kelly QC

Matthias Kelly QC

Call: 1979 Silk: 1999

Hodge Malek QC

Hodge Malek QC

Call: 1983 Silk: 1999

Gregory Treverton-Jones QC

Gregory Treverton-Jones QC

Call: 1977 Silk: 2002

Susan Rodway QC

Susan Rodway QC

Call: 1981 Silk: 2002

Stuart Catchpole QC *

Stuart Catchpole QC *

Call: 1987 Silk: 2002

Peter Village QC

Peter Village QC

Call: 1983 Silk: 2002

Colin McCaul QC

Colin McCaul QC

Call: 1978 Silk: 2003

Timothy Lyons QC BL

Timothy Lyons QC BL

Call: 1980 Silk: 2003

Charles Cory-Wright QC

Charles Cory-Wright QC

Call: 1984 Silk: 2006

Adrian Hughes QC

Adrian Hughes QC

Call: 1984 Silk: 2006

Stephen Tromans QC

Stephen Tromans QC

Call: 1999 Silk: 2009

Charles Manzoni QC

Charles Manzoni QC

Call: 1988 Silk: 2009

Thomas Hill QC

Thomas Hill QC

Call: 1988 Silk: 2009

Peter Rees QC

Peter Rees QC

Call: 2014 Silk: 2009

Steven Kovats QC

Steven Kovats QC

Call: 1989 Silk: 2010

Sean Wilken QC

Sean Wilken QC

Call: 1991 Silk: 2010

Eleanor Grey QC

Eleanor Grey QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2011

Lisa Giovannetti QC

Lisa Giovannetti QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2011

Jenni Richards QC

Jenni Richards QC

Call: 1991 Silk: 2011

Paul Stinchcombe QC

Paul Stinchcombe QC

Call: 1985 Silk: 2011

Fenella Morris QC

Fenella Morris QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2012

Hefin Rees QC

Hefin Rees QC

Call: 1992 Silk: 2013

Richard Harwood OBE QC

Richard Harwood OBE QC

Call: 1993 Silk: 2013

James Strachan QC

James Strachan QC

Call: 1996 Silk: 2013

Marion Smith QC

Marion Smith QC

Call: 1981 Silk: 2015

Vikram Sachdeva QC

Vikram Sachdeva QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2015

James Ramsden QC

James Ramsden QC

Call: 1987 Silk: 2016

Derek O'Sullivan QC

Derek O'Sullivan QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2016

Justine Thornton QC

Justine Thornton QC

Call: 1994 Silk: 2016

Andrew Tabachnik QC

Andrew Tabachnik QC

Call: 1991 Silk: 2017

Kate Grange QC

Kate Grange QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2017

Deok Joo Rhee QC

Deok Joo Rhee QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2017

Karim Ghaly QC

Karim Ghaly QC

Call: 2001 Silk: 2017

Denys Hickey

Denys Hickey

Call: 1975

John Pugh-Smith

John Pugh-Smith

Call: 1977

Simon Edwards

Simon Edwards

Call: 1978

Geoffrey Brown

Geoffrey Brown

Call: 1981

Christian Du Cann
Karen Gough

Karen Gough

Call: 1983

Jonathan Bellamy

Jonathan Bellamy

Call: 1986

David Bradly

David Bradly

Call: 1987

Loretta Malintoppi
Bernard Doherty

Bernard Doherty

Call: 1990

James Todd

James Todd

Call: 1990

Emily Formby

Emily Formby

Call: 1993

Damian Falkowski

Damian Falkowski

Call: 1994

Adam Robb

Adam Robb

Call: 1995

Parishil Patel

Parishil Patel

Call: 1996

Duncan Sinclair

Duncan Sinclair

Call: 1996

Adam Fullwood

Adam Fullwood

Call: 1996

Christiaan Zwart

Christiaan Zwart

Call: 1997

Richard Wald

Richard Wald

Call: 1997

John Denis-Smith

John Denis-Smith

Call: 1998

Judith Ayling

Judith Ayling

Call: 1998

Caroline Truscott
Camilla Church

Camilla Church

Call: 1998

Romilly Cummerson
Nicola Greaney

Nicola Greaney

Call: 1999

Colin Thomann

Colin Thomann

Call: 1999

Neil Allen

Neil Allen

Call: 1999

Sian Davies

Sian Davies

Call: 1999

Katharine Scott

Katharine Scott

Call: 2000

Jess Connors

Jess Connors

Call: 2000

James Burton

James Burton

Call: 2001

Rory Dunlop

Rory Dunlop

Call: 2002

Saima Hanif

Saima Hanif

Call: 2002

Christopher Staker
Ben Olbourne

Ben Olbourne

Call: 2003

Alexandra Bodnar

Alexandra Bodnar

Call: 2004

Sadie Crapper

Sadie Crapper

Call: 2004

Robert Lazarus

Robert Lazarus

Call: 2004

Anna Bicarregui

Anna Bicarregui

Call: 2004

Mungo Wenban-Smith
Caroline Allen

Caroline Allen

Call: 2005

Alexis Hearnden

Alexis Hearnden

Call: 2005

Andrew Deakin

Andrew Deakin

Call: 2006

Peter Mant

Peter Mant

Call: 2006

Rachael O'Hagan

Rachael O'Hagan

Call: 2006

Quintin Fraser

Quintin Fraser

Call: 2006

Ned Helme

Ned Helme

Call: 2006

Michelle Pratley

Michelle Pratley

Call: 2006

Jack Anderson

Jack Anderson

Call: 2006

Edmund Townsend

Edmund Townsend

Call: 2006

Rebecca Drake

Rebecca Drake

Call: 2007

Thomas Amraoui

Thomas Amraoui

Call: 2007

Jennifer Thelen

Jennifer Thelen

Call: 2007

Jack Holborn

Jack Holborn

Call: 2008

Philippa Jackson

Philippa Jackson

Call: 2008

Catherine Dobson

Catherine Dobson

Call: 2009

Benjamin Tankel

Benjamin Tankel

Call: 2009

Patrick Hennessey
Rose Grogan

Rose Grogan

Call: 2010

Angela Rainey

Angela Rainey

Call: 2010

Hannah McCarthy

Hannah McCarthy

Call: 2010

Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee

Call: 2010

Emma Corkill

Emma Corkill

Call: 2010

Stephen Kosmin

Stephen Kosmin

Call: 2011

James Potts

James Potts

Call: 2011

Yash Bheeroo

Yash Bheeroo

Call: 2011

Cleon Catsambis

Cleon Catsambis

Call: 2011

Samar Abbas

Samar Abbas

Call: 2011

Tom Tabori

Tom Tabori

Call: 2011

Melissa Shipley

Melissa Shipley

Call: 2011

Victoria Hutton

Victoria Hutton

Call: 2011

Jonathan Darby

Jonathan Darby

Call: 2012

Nicola Kohn

Nicola Kohn

Call: 2012

Adam Boukraa

Adam Boukraa

Call: 2013

Sarah Bousfield

Sarah Bousfield

Call: 2013

Rosie Scott

Rosie Scott

Call: 2013

David Hopkins

David Hopkins

Call: 2013

The Rt. Hon. Lord Dyson

The Rt. Hon. Lord Dyson

Call: 1968 Silk: 1982

Sir Wyn Williams FLSW

Sir Wyn Williams FLSW

Call: 1974 Silk: 1992

Sir Colin Mackay

Sir Colin Mackay

Call: 1967 Silk: 1998

Penny Cooper

Penny Cooper

Call: 1990

Andrea Biondi

Andrea Biondi

Call: 2001

Paul Hayes

Paul Hayes

Call: 2005

Patrick Lane SC

Patrick Lane SC

Call: 1977

Thierry Marembert
David Mayhew

David Mayhew

Call: 2011

Vincent Nelson QC

Vincent Nelson QC

Call: 1980 Silk: 2001

Kristina Stern SC
Neil Block QC

Neil Block QC


Silk: 2002
Call: 1980

Joint Head of Chambers, 39 Essex Chambers.Neil Block QC has a reputation as a sensitive but brave advocate, a skilled negotiator and commercially aware practitioner. For many years Neil has...
Alison Foster QC

Alison Foster QC


Silk: 2002
Call: 1984

Alison Foster QC's practice is underpinned by her long-standing expertise as a public and administrative lawyer and consists of human rights, commercial matters and a particular involvement in...
Simon Goldblatt QC

Simon Goldblatt QC


Silk: 1972
Call: 1953

Simon Goldblatt QC has a wide-ranging civil practice advising and conducting litigation in commercial, construction, company and common law disputes, whether of a domestic or international character....
John Tackaberry QC

John Tackaberry QC


Silk: 1982
Call: 1967

During his career at the Bar, John Tackaberry MA, LLM (Pub Int Law), FCIArb has undertaken a wide range of work both as a Junior - e.g. Pickin v British Railways Board, [1973] 1 QB 219, [1974] AC...
Edwin Glasgow CBE QC

Edwin Glasgow CBE QC


Silk: 1987
Call: 1969

Edwin Glasgow has extensive experience as an arbitrator and mediator. He is a popular arbitrator and an outstandingly successful mediator, having successfully settled in excess of 90 per cent of the...
Matthew Horton QC

Matthew Horton QC


Silk: 1989
Call: 1969

Matthew Horton QC has a wide ranging practice in public and administrative law, local government law and property law. Within those areas he provides advocacy and advice mainly on planning,...
Brian Ash QC

Brian Ash QC


Silk: 1990
Call: 1975

The main areas of Brian Ash QC's practice are in the fields of planning, compulsory purchase and highway law; together with the broad range of environmental, public law and judicial review cases,...
Nigel Pleming QC

Nigel Pleming QC


Silk: 1992
Call: 1971

Nigel Pleming QC is consistently noted in the legal directories. In the Legal 500 he is recommended in the areas of Administrative and Public law, Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Professional...
Augustus Ullstein QC

Augustus Ullstein QC


Silk: 1992
Call: 1970

Augustus Ullstein QC has built up and maintained a wide ranging practice in a number of areas including; Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Product Liability, Sports Law, Construction, Insurance,...
John Steel QC

John Steel QC


Silk: 1993
Call: 1978

John Steel QC's main areas of practice are planning, environmental, aviation, and compulsory purchase law. He specialises in public inquiries and judicial review. He is cited as a recommended leader...
Richard Wilmot-Smith QC

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC


Silk: 1994
Call: 1978

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC is a specialist in all aspects of construction and engineering litigation and arbitration. His experience includes disputes involving performance bonds, guarantees, and related...
Richard Spearman QC

Richard Spearman QC


Silk: 1996
Call: 1977

Richard Spearman QC has a wide ranging general chancery, commercial and common law practice. In particular, he is regularly instructed in cases involving commercial fraud, tracing, media and...
William Norris QC

William Norris QC


Silk: 1997
Call: 1974

William Norris QC has a wide ranging advocacy practice and is noted for his ability to get on with people, take a strategic view of litigation or projects and run litigation teams effectively. He is...
Matthias Kelly QC

Matthias Kelly QC


Silk: 1999
Call: 1979

Matthias Kelly QC is well known for his expertise in the fields of clinical negligence, health care, health & safety, personal injury and related professional negligence and regulation. He also...
Hodge Malek QC

Hodge Malek QC


Silk: 1999
Call: 1983

Hodge Malek QC has an impressive academic and practical background. He has both undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees from Oxford University. He is the general editor of the leading book on the...
Gregory Treverton-Jones QC

Gregory Treverton-Jones QC


Silk: 2002
Call: 1977

Greg Treverton-Jones QC specialises in regulatory and disciplinary issues concerning legal professionals. He has appeared in many of the leading cases on the topic, both for the regulators and...
Susan Rodway QC

Susan Rodway QC


Silk: 2002
Call: 1981

Susan Rodway QC has a wealth of experience from over 12 years acting as Leading Counsel across a wide spectrum of civil litigation. She is renowned for her advocacy skills, particularly in cross...
Stuart Catchpole QC *

Stuart Catchpole QC *


Silk: 2002
Call: 1987

Stuart Catchpole QC is recognised as one of the leading advocates at the modern Bar, both internationally and in the UK. He has been consistently identified in the domestic and international legal...
Peter Village QC

Peter Village QC


Silk: 2002
Call: 1983

The principal areas of Peter Village QC's practice are planning and environmental law, compulsory purchase and related public law and commercial disputes. His planning practice covers the full range...
Colin McCaul QC

Colin McCaul QC


Silk: 2003
Call: 1978

Colin McCaul QC represents both organisations and individuals across all areas of Tort law.He practices extensively in the areas of professional liability, clinical negligence, health and safety...
Timothy Lyons QC BL

Timothy Lyons QC BL


Silk: 2003
Call: 1980

Timothy Lyons QC was called to the Bar in 1980 and took Silk in 2003. He has also been called to the Bar of the Republic of Ireland (1998 - please click here for his web profile) and is a member of...
Charles Cory-Wright QC

Charles Cory-Wright QC


Silk: 2006
Call: 1984

Charles Cory-Wright QC specialises in catastrophic injury claims and clinical negligence claims. He also regularly works in the public law field, both in healthcare related matters, and as a vetted...
Adrian Hughes QC

Adrian Hughes QC


Silk: 2006
Call: 1984

Adrian Hughes QC has practised commercial and construction law at the Bar, since leaving the Royal Navy in 1984.His practice focuses on complex commercial contract work. His main areas of...
Stephen Tromans QC

Stephen Tromans QC


Silk: 2009
Call: 1999

Stephen Tromans QC is generally recognised as the leading practitioner in environmental law in the UK. As long ago as 1991 when a partner at Simmons & Simmons, he was named as the "Lawyers'...
Charles Manzoni QC

Charles Manzoni QC


Silk: 2009
Call: 1988

As a qualified Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Charles worked in the international development department of a multi-national blue chip industrial company for five years before qualifying as a...
Thomas Hill QC

Thomas Hill QC


Silk: 2009
Call: 1988

Thomas Hill QC has more than 25 years' experience in the fields of planning, environmental, compulsory purchase and related administrative law. He is regularly instructed at public inquiries and in...
Peter Rees QC

Peter Rees QC


Silk: 2009
Call: 2014

Peter Rees QC specialises in international commercial arbitration and is widely recognized as one of the leading practitioners in this area in the world. He has been recommended as a leading expert in...
Steven Kovats QC

Steven Kovats QC


Silk: 2010
Call: 1989

Steven Kovats QC is a public law specialist who, prior to taking silk, was on the Attorney General's A Panel for civil litigation. Steven’s practice covers all aspects of public law. His clients...
Sean Wilken QC

Sean Wilken QC


Silk: 2010
Call: 1991

Sean Wilken QC has practised in high profile, complex, international and domestic litigation for over 20 years. His caseload has included: the major litigation arising from the 1990’s UK domestic...
Eleanor Grey QC

Eleanor Grey QC


Silk: 2011
Call: 1990

Eleanor Grey QC took silk in 2011. She has a thorough understanding of public authorities, especially the health and social care sector, and of disciplinary and regulatory proceedings. Clients include...
Lisa Giovannetti QC

Lisa Giovannetti QC


Silk: 2011
Call: 1990

Lisa has a broad public law practice, with a particular focus on human rights, asylum,immigration, and civil liberties. She is recommended by Legal 500 2016 for Administrative & Public Law, Civil...
Jenni Richards QC

Jenni Richards QC


Silk: 2011
Call: 1991

Jenni Richards QC has an extensive public law and regulatory practice acting for individuals, public bodies and public interest groups in all areas affected by public law and regulation. She is...
Paul Stinchcombe QC

Paul Stinchcombe QC


Silk: 2011
Call: 1985

Paul Stinchcombe QC was called to the Bar in 1985 and built up a substantial practice in planning, public and environmental law before becoming an MP in 1997. When in the House of Commons Paul served...
Fenella Morris QC

Fenella Morris QC


Silk: 2012
Call: 1990

Fenella Morris QC is a versatile advocate with a wide-ranging practice that encompasses public law and human rights, professional regulation and discipline, pensions and financial services, local...
Hefin Rees QC

Hefin Rees QC


Silk: 2013
Call: 1992

Hefin Rees QC has extensive experience of domestic and international disputes in the commercial, construction, banking and financial services, fraud, property, professional liability, infrastructure...
Richard Harwood OBE QC

Richard Harwood OBE QC


Silk: 2013
Call: 1993

Richard Harwood OBE QC specialises in planning, environment and public law, acting for developers, landowners, central and local government, individuals and interest groups. He appears in the courts,...
James Strachan QC

James Strachan QC


Silk: 2013
Call: 1996

James Strachan QC has an extensive practice in administrative and public law, planning and environment, local government, commercial, financial services, media and human rights.He has wide...
Marion Smith QC

Marion Smith QC


Silk: 2015
Call: 1981

Marion Smith QC specialises in complex, high value commercial and construction disputes for UK and international clients. The main emphasis of her practice is:Commercial and construction...
Vikram Sachdeva QC

Vikram Sachdeva QC


Silk: 2015
Call: 1998

Vikram is a highly accomplished advocate who has appeared in many significant cases in the higher courts up to the Supreme Court in a wide range of fields. He is known for pushing the boundaries of...
James Ramsden QC

James Ramsden QC


Silk: 2016
Call: 1987

Described in the authoritative guide to the UK Bar, Chambers & Partners 2016, as “an absolute star” James Ramsden QC has an expansive international practice in commercial dispute resolution,...
Derek O'Sullivan QC

Derek O'Sullivan QC


Silk: 2016
Call: 1990

Derek O'Sullivan QC's practice concentrates on personal injury and he has significant experience in: catastrophic injury claims, employer's liability claims, occupier's liability claims, fatal...
Justine Thornton QC

Justine Thornton QC


Silk: 2016
Call: 1994

Justine Thornton QC specialises in environmental, planning and energy law. She is widely regarded as a leader in her field. She has been instructed on the biggest transport and energy infrastructure...
Andrew Tabachnik QC

Andrew Tabachnik QC


Silk: 2017
Call: 1991

Andrew Tabachnik QC has a versatile and wide-ranging practice, specialising in cases of complexity, and encompassing planning and compulsory purchase and disciplinary and regulatory law. He has been a...
Kate Grange QC

Kate Grange QC


Silk: 2017
Call: 1998

Kate Grange QC has a broad practice which combines both public and commercial law. She is a former member of the Attorney General’s A-Panel of Counsel. She regularly appears on behalf of central...
Deok Joo Rhee QC

Deok Joo Rhee QC


Silk: 2017
Call: 1998

Deok Joo Rhee QC's practice covers all areas of EU law, public law and human rights law. Within these fields the particular focus of her practice is EU economic and social policy, including public...
Karim Ghaly QC

Karim Ghaly QC


Silk: 2017
Call: 2001

Karim Ghaly QC specialises in the litigation and arbitration of substantial construction, engineering, energy and infrastructure disputes.He has appeared before the Court of Appeal, TCC and...
Denys Hickey

Denys Hickey


Call: 1975

Denys Hickey has over forty years legal experience, with a strong reputation for arbitration. Denys is very well known for oil and gas and commodity trading work as well as for fraud and general...
John Pugh-Smith

John Pugh-Smith


Call: 1977

John Pugh-Smith's principal practice areas are town and country planning and environmental law. He deals with related local government, parliamentary and property work. He is also an...
John Judge (Ontario)

John Judge (Ontario)


Call: 1977

John Judge is an arbitrator and barrister specialising in international and Canadian domestic arbitration. He launched his independent practice as an arbitrator in 2013, after almost 35 years of...
Simon Edwards

Simon Edwards


Call: 1978

Simon Edwards has vast experience of all aspects of costs and litigation funding. He appears frequently in high level cases in the SCCO and advises on knotty retainer issues helping with the drafting...
David Bateson *

David Bateson *


David Bateson is a leading international arbitrator who has been involved in over 100 arbitrations in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and South America. He has acted as Chairman, party-appointed...
Geoffrey Brown

Geoffrey Brown


Call: 1981

Geoffrey Brown is recommended in the Insurance & Reinsurance, Personal Injury and Construction section of the Legal 500, and the Personal Injury section of Chambers & Partners 2015."He is...
Christian Du Cann

Christian Du Cann


Call: 1982

Christian Du Cann has appeared in both the Chambers Directory and the Legal 500 as a leading junior barrister in personal injury every year since 1998. He is also ranked for Industrial Disease in...
Karen Gough

Karen Gough


Call: 1983

Karen Gough practices internationally as counsel, attorney-at-law, arbitrator, adjudicator and ADR neutral. She specialises in complex construction, engineering, professional negligence and general...
Jonathan Bellamy

Jonathan Bellamy


Call: 1986

Jonathan Bellamy has an established litigation, arbitration and advisory practice in commercial law. His practice includes domestic litigation, international work and arbitrations under the auspices...
David Bradly

David Bradly


Call: 1987

David Bradly's practice in the areas of regulatory and disciplinary law, clinical negligence and personal injuries has seen him appearing in the Courts (including the Administrative Court), at...
Loretta Malintoppi

Loretta Malintoppi


Call: 1987

*Called 1987 (Rome Bar)An Italian lawyer by training, Loretta has an LLM from Georgetown University Law Centre in Washington DC and is dually qualified, at the Rome and Paris Bars. Loretta has...
Bernard Doherty

Bernard Doherty


Call: 1990

James Todd

James Todd


Call: 1990

James Todd's practice covers high value personal injury and clinical negligence claims, acting for claimants and defendants. He is on the NHS Litigation Authority panel and receives work from all of...
Emily Formby

Emily Formby


Call: 1993

Emily Formby is well known for her extensive personal injury and clinical negligence practice. Within these specialisations she has wide experience acting for both claimant and defendant in all types...
David Brynmor Thomas

David Brynmor Thomas


Call: 2011

David Brynmor Thomas practices as counsel in complex, high value international commercial litigation and arbitration. He has particular experience of energy, infrastructure, joint-venture,...
Damian Falkowski

Damian Falkowski


Call: 1994

Damian Falkowski practises in general commercial, banking and property matters. Recently he acted for a US hedge fund in a $100 million tracing claim obtaining freezing injunctions and Norwich...
Adam Robb

Adam Robb


Call: 1995

Adam Robb specialises in the litigation and arbitration of large construction, engineering and infrastructure disputes, often involving professional negligence and insurance issues. He has experience...
Parishil Patel

Parishil Patel


Call: 1996

Parishil Patel has a wide ranging public law practice which encompasses health, community care, local government (including regulation, audit and standards), telecommunications, data protection and...
Duncan Sinclair

Duncan Sinclair


Call: 1996

Duncan Sinclair specialises in public law, planning and environmental law and EU / competition law (including public procurement).A former head of legal at the energy regulator and competition...
Adam Fullwood

Adam Fullwood


Call: 1996

Adam Fullwood's main areas of practice are public and administrative law (community care / adult social services, care homes, charging, safeguarding, housing, Inquests, prison, care standards,...
Christiaan Zwart

Christiaan Zwart


Call: 1997

Christiaan Zwart has an extensive practice in Planning, Environmental, Public and Local Government Law. He regularly represents developers, local authorities, and government agencies, including HMRC,...
Richard Wald

Richard Wald


Call: 1997

Richard Wald is an environmental, planning and public lawyer. He is ranked by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 in the categories of Environmental Law (1st tier of Leading Juniors), Planning...
John Denis-Smith

John Denis-Smith


Call: 1998

John Denis-Smith is a commercial barrister who dedicates his energy, knowledge and ingenuity to getting clients the quickest and most favourable results, often without the need for costly and lengthy...
Judith Ayling

Judith Ayling


Call: 1998

Caroline Truscott

Caroline Truscott


Call: 1998

Camilla Church

Camilla Church


Call: 1998

Camilla Church is a specialist personal injury practitioner. She has developed her practice both at the Bar and also as in-house counsel for a leading litigation firm. As in-house counsel Camilla...
Romilly Cummerson

Romilly Cummerson


Call: 1998

Romilly Cummerson has a busy and well-regarded practice encompassing personal injury, clinical negligence and professional indemnity claims.She represents Claimants and Defendants in all aspects...
Nicola Greaney

Nicola Greaney


Call: 1999

Colin Thomann

Colin Thomann


Call: 1999

Neil Allen

Neil Allen


Call: 1999

With particular interests in human rights, mental health and incapacity law, Neil practises from Chambers, teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students, and delivers training to health, social care...
Sian Davies

Sian Davies


Call: 1999

Sian Davies has experience in advocacy, advice, and drafting in public law matters, across the full range of legal issues encountered by adult social services, children’s services and housing...
Katharine Scott

Katharine Scott


Call: 2000

Katharine Scott has spent the last fifteen years advising and representing clients in all things health related, from personal injury and clinical negligence, to community care, mental health, and...
Jess Connors

Jess Connors


Call: 2000

Jess Connors specialises in substantial and complex commercial disputes. She regularly appears before the English Commercial Court, the TCC, and in international arbitrations (including LCIA, UNCITRAL...
James Burton

James Burton


Call: 2001

James Burton practises principally in environmental, planning, administrative and energy law, also insurable risk and related aspects of the common law. The nature of his practice often brings these...
Alexander Ruck Keene

Alexander Ruck Keene


Call: 2002

Alex Ruck Keene is an experienced barrister, writer and educator. His practice is focused on mental capacity law (broadly defined) in which he is able to provide specialist advice and representation,...
Rory Dunlop

Rory Dunlop


Call: 2002

Rory is recommended by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners in numerous practice areas, including administrative and public law, professional discipline and regulatory law, IT and telecoms (including...
Saima Hanif

Saima Hanif


Call: 2002

Saima Hanif has a commercial regulatory practice and specialises in banking and financial services.  She is recommended in the directories as a leading junior in three areas including Financial...
Christopher Staker

Christopher Staker


Call: 2003

Christopher Staker has extensive experience in international law and public law, at both national and international levels. He is an experienced advocate in cases before international courts...
Ben Olbourne

Ben Olbourne


Call: 2003

Ben Olbourne provides advisory and advocacy services across a broad range of international commercial disputes, in England and other jurisdictions, in relation to both court and arbitration...
Alexandra Bodnar

Alexandra Bodnar


Call: 2004

Alexandra Bodnar is a leading construction and commercial law specialist. Much of her work involves significant, high-value, complex infrastructure and energy projects. She is routinely instructed in...
Sadie Crapper

Sadie Crapper


Call: 2004

Sadie Crapper’s practice concentrates on personal injury and clinical negligence, public law and professional regulation and discipline. She has particular experience of fraud cases and is known for...
Robert Lazarus

Robert Lazarus


Call: 2004

Robert Lazarus practices in the areas of professional discipline, personal injury, clinical negligence, professional negligence, inquests, property damage, product liability and insurance law. He is...
Anna Bicarregui

Anna Bicarregui


Call: 2004

Anna has been practising since 2005. She is a public law specialist, with particular emphasis on education matters. She is currently junior counsel at the IICSA working on the residential schools...
Mungo Wenban-Smith

Mungo Wenban-Smith


Call: 2004

Mungo Wenban-Smith has a broad practice spanning a wide range of administrative & public law, including work in the court of protection, environmental & planning law, property law and...
Caroline Allen

Caroline Allen


Call: 2005

Caroline Allen's practice is focussed upon personal injury, clinical negligence and costs work. She has particular experience of workplace claims including claims involving work-related stress, upper...
Victoria Butler-Cole

Victoria Butler-Cole


Call: 2005

Alexis Hearnden

Alexis Hearnden


Call: 2005

Alexis Hearnden is an experienced advocate with a successful regulatory and public law practice.. She acts for professionals and regulators across a range of professions including solicitors,...
Andrew Deakin

Andrew Deakin


Call: 2006

Andrew Deakin is a public lawyer. His practice focusses on human rights, national security, prisons, and mental health. He has experience of acting in politically sensitive public inquiries and...
Peter Mant

Peter Mant


Call: 2006

Peter Mant practises in public and administrative law, professional discipline and costs. His particular areas of specialism within the broad field of public law include human rights, mental health,...
Rachael O'Hagan

Rachael O'Hagan


Call: 2006

Rachael O’Hagan is described as a barrister who is: “unflappable”; “understands the issues straight away”; and “is sensitive to the clients’ needs”.She acts in complex high-value...
Quintin Fraser

Quintin Fraser


Call: 2006

Quintin practises across a range of chambers’ specialisms with a particular focus on personal injury, clinical negligence, and insurance related matters. He undertakes work for both claimants and...
Ned Helme

Ned Helme


Call: 2006

Ned Helme specialises in administrative and public law, environmental and planning law, financial services law, local government law and regulatory and disciplinary law. He is ranked in both the...
Michelle Pratley

Michelle Pratley


Call: 2006

Michelle Pratley is an experienced advocate with a successful public law and regulatory practice. Her areas of particular expertise are mental capacity and mental health, education, community care,...
Jack Anderson

Jack Anderson


Call: 2006

Jack Anderson specialises in all areas of public law, planning, employment and local government law.Jack has appeared before the Asylum & Immigration Tribunal, Social Security Tribunal,...
Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho

Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho


Call: 2006

Kelly’s practice centres around EU law, tax law and commercial litigation and arbitration, involving litigation at every level of English Court, specialist tribunals, arbitral tribunals and the...
Edmund Townsend

Edmund Townsend


Call: 2006

Edmund undertakes work across the spectrum of Chambers’ practice areas including insurance, product liability, professional negligence, clinical negligence, personal injury, property damage and...
Rebecca Drake

Rebecca Drake


Call: 2007

Rebecca Drake specialises in commercial and construction disputes, acting for both claimants and defendants. She appears regularly in court and undertakes pleading and advisory work, acting for a wide...
Thomas Amraoui

Thomas Amraoui


Call: 2007

Thomas Amraoui has a varied public law practice with particular strengths in community care, education, housing, the Children Act 1989 and mental health law. He is ranked as a leading junior in...
Jennifer Thelen

Jennifer Thelen


Call: 2007

Jennifer has a broad legal background, having practiced both corporate and regulatory law before being called to the Bar. That breadth is reflected in her practice, which spans public and commercial...
Jack Holborn

Jack Holborn


Call: 2008

Jack Holborn's practice focuses on public law, civil liability, regulatory and disciplinary law, and costs.Jack is a member of the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel. He undertakes...
Philippa Jackson

Philippa Jackson


Call: 2008

Philippa Jackson undertakes a broad range of civil work, with a particular emphasis on planning and environmental law, employment law, administrative and public law and commercial law. She has been...
Catherine Dobson

Catherine Dobson


Call: 2009

Catherine Dobson practises across three core areas: public law, commercial and construction law, and environmental law. She has appeared before a range of tribunals including the Supreme Court, the...
Benjamin Tankel

Benjamin Tankel


Call: 2009

Benjamin Tankel practises in commercial law, administrative & public law and regulatory & disciplinary law. He has appeared at all levels of the judicial system and in all types of Tribunal. ...
Patrick Hennessey

Patrick Hennessey


Call: 2010

Patrick Hennessey practices across the following core areas: commercial and construction law, international arbitration, civil liability and public law. Patrick regularly appears in the High Court...
Rose Grogan

Rose Grogan


Call: 2010

Rose Grogan practises environmental and planning law, public law (with a focus on health and social care) and construction law and energy law. In 2014, Rose was named as “highly recommended” in...
Angela Rainey

Angela Rainey


Call: 2010

Angela Rainey practises across the range of chambers’ Civil Liability work, specialising in: insurance fraud, indemnity and multi-party commercial disputes; high value personal injury cases with a...
Hannah McCarthy

Hannah McCarthy


Call: 2010

Hannah specialises in commercial and construction law, and also accepts instructions in general common law. She appears regularly in the High Court, including the TCC, and undertakes pleading and...
Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee


Call: 2010

Annabel specialises in public and regulatory law, in particular, in healthcare and mental capacity law. She also accepts instructions in commercial and construction law.As a public lawyer, her...
Emma Corkill

Emma Corkill


Call: 2010

Emma is an experienced and confident advocate who appears regularly in Court. She provides advice, both in conferences and in her written work, which is thorough yet easy to digest. Drafting documents...
Stephen Kosmin

Stephen Kosmin


Call: 2011

Stephen Kosmin’s practice extends across financial services law, commercial law, construction law and public law. Stephen appeared in two Supreme Court cases reported in 2016: in R (Bancoult) v...
Daniel Stedman Jones

Daniel Stedman Jones


Call: 2011

Daniel Stedman Jones specialises in planning and environmental law and regularly acts in public inquiries, High Court and Court of Appeal proceedings. He is regularly instructed by developers,...
James Potts

James Potts


Call: 2011

James has a broad practice spanning commercial litigation and arbitration, banking and financial services, civil fraud, energy, regulatory & professional disciplinary law, aviation, procurement,...
Yash Bheeroo

Yash Bheeroo


Call: 2011

Yash Bheeroo specialises in commercial law, regulatory law and banking and financial services. He has developed a wide commercial practice which encompasses: commercial litigation, dispute...
Cleon Catsambis

Cleon Catsambis


Call: 2011

Cleon Catsambis has a broad and successful commercial practice that encompasses commercial litigation and dispute resolution, banking & financial services, fraud and regulatory & disciplinary...
Samar Abbas

Samar Abbas


Call: 2011

Samar Abbas’s practice focuses on commercial and construction disputes, financial services and international arbitration. He is recommended in Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a leading junior in...
Tom Tabori

Tom Tabori


Call: 2011

Tom Tabori accepts instructions in all areas of chambers’ work, with a particular interest in public and human rights law, commercial and construction, financial services and regulation, and...
Melissa Shipley

Melissa Shipley


Call: 2011

Melissa accepts instructions across all areas of Chambers’ work and specialises in construction law, commercial law and planning.
Victoria Hutton

Victoria Hutton


Call: 2011

Victoria has a busy public law practice with a particular specialism in planning and environmental law. She is currently ranked as one of the top junior barristers at the planning bar (Planning...
Jonathan Darby

Jonathan Darby


Call: 2012

Jon’s planning, environmental and property practice complements broader public and administrative law interests and his varied civil liability work. Jon appears regularly in all types of court and...
Nicola Kohn

Nicola Kohn


Call: 2012

Nicola Kohn practises across all chambers' areas of work, with a particular interest in public and human rights law and general common law including, personal injury and regulatory and disciplinary...
Adam Boukraa

Adam Boukraa


Call: 2013

Adam Boukraa practises across all areas of Chambers’ work, with a particular interest in public law and human rights, regulatory law, financial services, commercial law, and environmental and...
Sarah Bousfield

Sarah Bousfield


Call: 2013

Sarah Bousfield accepts instructions across all areas of Chambers’ work and specialises in commercial law, construction law, banking & financial services, and public law.Sarah has acted in...
Rosie Scott

Rosie Scott


Call: 2013

Rosie Scott accepts instructions across all areas of Chambers' work, with a particular interest in administrative and public law, planning, environmental and regulatory law.Rosie makes regular...
David Hopkins

David Hopkins


Call: 2013

David Hopkins practises across all areas of Chambers' work, with a particular interest in banking and financial services, commercial and construction, regulatory and disciplinary, and administrative...
The Rt. Hon. Lord Dyson

The Rt. Hon. Lord Dyson


Silk: 1982
Call: 1968

Lord Dyson was Master of the Rolls (President of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales and Head of Civil Justice) for four years until he retired in October 2016. He was a Justice of the Supreme...
The Rt. Hon. Sir David Keene ACIArb

The Rt. Hon. Sir David Keene ACIArb


Silk: 1980
Call: 1964

Sir David Keene was educated at Hampton Grammar School and Balliol College, Oxford, where he took a First in law and then obtained the postgraduate BCL degree. He was awarded the University's Winter...
Sir Wyn Williams FLSW

Sir Wyn Williams FLSW


Silk: 1992
Call: 1974

Sir Wyn Williams accepts appointments as an arbitrator and mediator for both domestic and international disputes.Sir Wyn was appointed a Recorder of the Crown Court in 1992 and a deputy High Court...
Sir Colin Mackay

Sir Colin Mackay


Silk: 1998
Call: 1967

Sir

Sir Colin Mackay was called to the Bar in 1967, elected as a Bencher in 1995 and took silk in 1989. Colin is a former Head of Chambers at Thirty Nine Essex Street. He was appointed a Recorder in...
Lindy Patterson QC* (Scot)

Lindy Patterson QC* (Scot)


Silk: 2010

 Lindy Patterson acts as arbitrator, adjudicator and dispute board member in the construction and engineering; energy and PPP sectors. She is qualified in English (and Scots) law and has...
Nael G Bunni *

Nael G Bunni *


Professor

Professor Dr Bunni's principal areas of practice are conciliation / mediation and arbitration. He has specialised professional expertise in construction insurance; various aspects of structural...
Baroness Chakrabarti CBE

Baroness Chakrabarti CBE


Call: 1994

Baroness Chakrabarti CBE is the Shadow Attorney General.A lawyer, she is Chancellor of the University of Essex, Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Manchester, Honorary Fellow of...
David Feldman *

David Feldman *


Professor

Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge.David Feldman's research and teaching interests cover a wide range of public law fields,...
Paul Craig *

Paul Craig *


Professor

Paul Craig is Professor of English Law, St John's College, Oxford.Paul was formerly Professor in Law 1996-1998 Worcester College; Lecturer, Magdalen College, 1974-1975, Reader 1991-1996.Paul...
Penny Cooper

Penny Cooper


Call: 1990

Professor

Penny Cooper was called to the Bar in 1990 and advised local authorities on complex child abuse cases. In 2002 she moved into academia where she was an Associate Dean at City Law School and became a...
Andrea Biondi

Andrea Biondi


Call: 2001

* Called 2001 (Avvocato, Bar of Florence)Andrea Biondi is Professor of European Union Law and Director of the Centre of European Law at King’s College London.He has a distinguished academic...
Archibald Findlay SC

Archibald Findlay SC


Call: 1999

Archibald Findlay SC has been both sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator, as well as counsel in domestic arbitrations in South Africa for some 30 years. More recently, from 1988, he has been involved in...
Paul Hayes

Paul Hayes


Call: 2005

Paul Hayes commenced practice as a Barrister at the Sydney Bar in 1990 (read with Bernard Coles QC, University Chambers), before relocating to the Melbourne Bar in 1997 and was called to the bar in...
Peter Hurst LLB MPhil FCIArb *

Peter Hurst LLB MPhil FCIArb *


Peter Hurst LLB MPhil FCIArb was the Senior Costs Judge of England & Wales, at the Royal Courts of Justice, from 1992 to 2014.During a judicial career which has spanned thirty years, he was...
Patrick Lane SC

Patrick Lane SC


Call: 1977

Prior to being called to the Bar in 1977, Patrick Lane SC served his articles of clerkship at a leading Johannesburg firm of Attorneys during which time he passed the Attorney’s admission...
Mansoor Jamal Malik

Mansoor Jamal Malik


Call: 1983

Mansoor Jamal Malik is a UK barrister and recognised expert on Oman’s legislative and regulatory frameworks. His in-depth experience of Omani law and practice in both the contentious and...
Thierry Marembert

Thierry Marembert


Call: 1994

Thierry Marembert is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on white-collar criminal matters, complex commercial disputes and media and intellectual property law.In 1996, he joined...
David Mayhew

David Mayhew


Call: 2011

David Mayhew is a leading advocate and adviser in contentious financial services regulatory work and has a wealth of experience working for major financial services institutions facing regulatory and...
Boyd McCleary CMG CVO *

Boyd McCleary CMG CVO *


Boyd McCleary CMG CVO is an accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator and acts primarily as mediator in international and cross-border disputes. Boyd is based in London but regularly works...
Vincent Nelson QC

Vincent Nelson QC


Silk: 2001
Call: 1980

Vincent Nelson QC has appeared regularly in the High Court, Court of Appeal, House of Lords and Privy Council in England. In the last three years his commercial law practice has required him to spend...
Kristina Stern SC

Kristina Stern SC


Call: 1996

Kristina Stern SC has a broad based practice including commercial / contract disputes, mining dispute and regulation, environmental law, arbitration, public / administrative law, taxation,...

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