Chambers has been recommended in six practice areas in Legal 500 2022 edition

St Pauls Chambers has been recommended in six practice areas in Legal 500 United Kingdom Bar 2022 edition.


“St Pauls Chambers is a dynamic set which is particularly renowned for undertaking all aspects of serious crime and heavyweight fraud”

“A good all round set in crime, especially known for fraud”

“A strong set with talented members”

Business & Regulatory Crime:

John Harrison KC has an incredible ability to cut through regulations and legislation to succinctly identify the key points. He is an effortless advocate. When he speaks, the court listens”

Sam Green KC has an extremely personable individual who is always on top of his brief, impressive with clients and an excellent court room performer who commands the respect of the court”

IT, Telecoms and Data Protection:

Sophie Mitchell “Her attention to detail is second-to-none, and she will explore a number of avenues in order to put forward the best possible case before the court. Her approachable nature certainly puts clients at ease”

Media, Entertainment and Defamation:

Sophie Mitchell has a very conscientious approach to the facts and provides high quality technical advice. She is very personable, and has a great client manner”

Administrative & Public Law: 

Legal 500 2022 recognises Hannah Lynch as a specialist in this field.  Hannah specialises in education law matters, particularly in relation to special educational needs.

Personal Injury:

Robert Smith and Sophie Mitchell are recommended by this years’ edition of  Legal 500, as specialist in personal injury law.

Crime (General and Fraud):

John Harrison KC is excellent at processing large amounts of complex evidence and is diligent in his case preparation. His advocacy is persuasive and juries love him.”

Sam Green KC is a robust and effective cross-examiner, and can be ruthless when it is required. His attention to detail is second-to-none and his preparation is meticulous. Sam has a fantastic manner with the jury.”

Jonathan Sandiford KC has extensive experience in complex fraud, murder, terrorism and large-scale drugs conspiracy cases.”

Tier 1 “Jane Brady is a talented advocate who goes the extra mile for her client. She is thorough, diligent, conscientious and extremely hard-working. Her ability to multi-task is extraordinary and she will not miss a beat.”

Tier 1 “Denise Breen-Lawton KC is an extremely able and experienced advocate – canny, tactical and determined. She is well known for prosecuting and defending across a wide spectrum of serious criminal cases, including terrorism, fraud and murder.”

James Bourne-Arton KC is a calm performer who is unfazed in court, and has a good manner with both court and juries alike.”

Angus MacDonald is a tenacious and determined advocate. His attention to detail is unsurpassed. He expresses himself in a succinct and measured way. His judgement is sound.”

Related people

Sam Green KC

Sam Green KC

Joint Head of Chambers

Call: 1998 Silk: 2015

Denise Breen-Lawton

Denise Breen-Lawton KC

Joint Head of Chambers

Call: 2000 Silk: 2024

John Harrison KC

John Harrison KC

Call: 1994 Silk: 2016

Jonathon Sandiford KC St Pauls Chambers

Jonathan Sandiford KC

Call: 1992 Silk: 2020

Robert Smith

Robert Smith

Call: 1995

Jane Brady

Jane Brady

Call: 2001

Angus MacDonald

Angus MacDonald

Call: 2009

Sophie Mitchell

Sophie Mitchell

Call: 2010

Hannah Lynch

Hannah Lynch

Call: 2011

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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]
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