St Pauls Chambers was established in 1982 in Leeds with ten founder members practising mainly in criminal law. Since then, the demands made upon the Bar have seen chambers develop in so many ways to what is now a highly sophisticated legal enterprise.

Key Benefits of using St Pauls Chambers

You can trust St Pauls barristers to be on top of the law, providing all levels of advice and advocacy. We pride ourselves on our ability to work as a team, sharing information responsibly and supporting each other. Instructing any barrister at St Pauls means you not only have the benefit of that barrister, but the knowledge and experience of all other members who provide support.

The clerking team provide the first point of contact for all enquiries into St Pauls Chambers. All enquiries will be handled in a professional and friendly manner. Members of the clerking team have considerable experience and are well-versed on all members of Chambers and their respective experience. You can be certain you will receive the most appropriate information on all matters concerning counsel, fees and diary issues.

St Pauls Chambers Ethos

Members of Chambers now find themselves in many different types of courts and some members offer mediation services as an alternative to attending court. St Pauls have good professional relationships with the court centres across the country and where possible we will assist all parties in making sure your case can be listed to suit your choice of counsel. When appropriate we will encourage the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution an out-of-court agreements. At St Pauls we can provide all that is necessary to achieve a satisfactory resolution without the need to involve the court process.

Our policies provide comprehensive guidance on everything you may wish to know about the standards of service we offer at St Pauls Chambers. This includes equal opportunities, client care, Quality Assurance and how we calculate our fees.

St Pauls in house technical support systems allows us to provide a modern and adaptive range of services to barristers, solicitors and clients. We are a modern, forward-thinking Chambers committed to excellence.

We take a broad view of how barristers should be involved in the wider community. Not only is that a decent thing to do in itself, but it helps us understand the world in which our clients operate:

  • We sit as part time Judges and adjudicators
  • We take academic appointments in areas in which we specialise
  • We are involved with communal charities where we work and where we live
  • We offer work experience and mini-pupillages. Most of our pupils have spent a week with us early on – so have most of our clerks
  • We volunteer as governors of schools, playing fields associations and youth movements
  • We offer our services to the Bar Pro Bono Unit and the Free Representation Unit

Contact Us

Chambers is centrally located within walking distance of the train station, secure car parks and the Courts.

Contact Us

St Pauls Chambers
Park Row House
19-20 Park Row

For out of hours assistance please call the senior clerk on 07854170429.

The switchboard will open from 08:30 until 17:30

Phone: +44 (0)1132 455 866
Email: [email protected]
CJSM: [email protected]

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