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The Legal 500 2017

St Paul’s Chambers is predominantly known for its expertise in crime but has related experience in regulatory matters.

Overview

St Paul’s Chambers is predominantly known for its expertise in crime but has related experience in regulatory matters. A recent highlight for the set was its involvement in the ongoing Mau Mau Kenyan reparation claims.

On the support side, the clerks are ‘always easy to communicate with’ and provide ‘a top-quality service’ with ‘a smile on their faces’.

Senior clerk Jayne Drake is ‘incredibly well organised and has really pushed the set forward in recent years’.

In November 2016, Simon Bickler QC took over as head of chambers when Andrew Stubbs QC was appointed to the bench.


Crime – Leading Silks

Simon Bickler QCA formidable and very astute advocate.’ 

Bryan Cox QC  'Very experienced in cases of serious fraud and murder.’

Simon Myerson QC 'A highly intelligent advocate'

John Harrison QC  'Recommended for prosecuting and defending serious criminal matters.’ 

Crime- Leading Juniors

Jonathan Sandiford 'Very experienced in prosecution work'

Hal Watson 'Very experienced in complex fraud cases'

Denise Breen-Lawton 'An intellectually astute barrister, who commands the court.’ 

James Bourne-ArtonHe is thorough and quick to grasp the issues in a case.’

Helen Chapman 'Experienced across a range of serious criminal matters.’ 

James Lake He is an exceptional talent' 


Regulatory, Health &Safety and Licensing Overview

The regulatory team at St Paul’s Chambers is well known for acting in professional disciplinary cases, as well as environmental regulatory and financial services cases. Jeremy Barnett handles high-value financial cases, while Alun Jones has particular expertise in the healthcare regulatory space. Samuel Green QC joined in October 2016.

Regulatory, Health & Safety and Licensing - Leading Silks

John Harrison QCHighly regarded for his health and safety work.’

Samuel Green QCAn extremely bright and accessible silk, and a master tactician.

Regulatory, Health & Safety and Licensing - Leading Juniors

Jeremy Barnett-''He has great client communication skills.’  

Alun Jones He cuts straight to the relevant issues in a case.'

 

Family and Children Overview

Simon Bickler QC at St Paul’s Chambers is very experienced in high-end abuse cases, while Nicola Saxton has expertise in high-value matrimonial finance disputes.

Family and Children - Leading Silks

Simon Bickler 'A consummate silk, who builds good relationships with clients.’  

Family and Children – Leading Juniors

Nicola Saxton 'Recommended for high-value matrimonial finance cases.’ 

 

Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Overview

St Paul’s Chambers’ recent workload has included cases of industrial disease, medical negligence, catastrophic injury and failure to diagnose.


Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence - Leading Juniors

Robert Smith 'Known for acting in cases involving serious injuries.’ 

 

 

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