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What the directories say about us...

Once again Chambers is recognised for the service it provides to its clients and the individual achievements of its members.

The Legal 500 Logo"St Paul’s Chambers has a notable criminal practice, and members are particularly strong at prosecuting and defending white-collar fraud cases; the set’s reputation in this area was bolstered at silk level in 2013, when Bryan Cox QC joined.

The ‘first-rate' set also has a prominent regulatory practice and members also have experience in inquests. The civil practice is recognised for its expertise in financial remedy family matters, personal injury and clinical negligence.

The clerks ’ room works very well', thanks in part to senior clerk Jayne Drake who ‘runs a tight ship'.

Offices in: Leeds, London"


Crime – Leading Silks

Andrew Stubbs QC -  ‘Particularly strong at prosecuting and defending in fraud cases.’

Bryan Cox QC - St Paul’s Chambers ‘An extremely thorough advocate.’

Simon Myerson QC - St Paul’s Chambers ‘Very hardworking and meticulous.’

Simon Bickler QC - St Paul’s Chambers ‘Highly regarded for his expertise in complex fraud cases.’


Crime- Leading Juniors

Robin Mairs - ‘Prosecutes and defends serious crimes with particular expertise in cases involving vulnerable individuals.’

Andrew Haslam -  ‘Particularly skilled at analysing large volumes of material.’

John Harrison - ‘Particularly experienced in white-collar fraud.’

Nigel Edwards -  ‘Gets to grips with complex fraud cases quickly and easily.’

Denise Breen-Lawton -  ‘Assertive, thorough, and her attention to detail is second to none.’

James Bourne-Arton -  ‘He specialises in prosecuting and defending serious and financial crimes.’

James Lake -  ‘Personable and approachable.’


Regulatory, Health & Safety and Licensing

Jeremy Barnett -  ‘He has a great eye for detail and is practical in his approach.’

Derek Duffy -  ‘Experienced in representing doctors and nurses at misconduct hearings.’

John Harrison -  ‘His practice includes a mix of health and safety cases, inquests and environment-related regulatory work.'

Alun Jones -  ‘He represents doctors and nurses at inquests, and before disciplinary proceedings.’


Family and Children Law - Leading Silks.

Simon Bickler QC - ‘Exceptionally knowledgeable in all aspects of public and private children law.’


Family and Children – Leading Juniors

Nicola Saxton -  ‘A feisty advocate.’

Joanne Crossley -  ‘Always well prepared.’


Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence – Leading Juniors

Robert Smith -  ‘Excellent with clients and always happy to help.’

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