Barristers at St Pauls Chambers are able to provide clear advice and expert knowledge in matters falling within the diverse domain of commercial and chancery law, including companies, partnership, trusts and land.

What Is Chancery Law?

The majority of chancery work concerns dealings in property and invariably overlaps with a number of other areas, including land, insolvency and contracts. Chancery law is relevant to a wide variety of scenarios and industries. Members of Chambers have acted for a wide range of landowners, including banks and care homes, as well as private and commercial landlords.

Navigating Chancery law can be complex and multi-layered because Chancery law has the scope to intersect with other areas of the law regularly. In turn, seeking guidance from an experienced Chancery law barrister is highly-advised.

What Is the Difference Between Traditional and Commercial Chancery Law?

Chancery work is normally divided into traditional and commercial chancery, usually depending on whether the action arose out of a commercial context or otherwise.

Traditional Chancery work typically concerns the lives of private individuals, including members of a family, homeowners, landlords or tenants. Examples of traditional Chancery work include disputes between family members upon the execution of a will or individual insolvency.

In contrast, Commercial Chancery work concerns the commercial context. Examples of commercial Chancery work include a breach of fiduciary duties by a director or a contractual dispute between business partners.

Expert Chancery Law Barristers

The Chancery Team have specialist knowledge in all areas of Chancery law, including both traditional and commercial chancery work. They have appeared in a range of actions across tribunals, including the County Court and High Court.

Areas of employment work are undertaken on behalf of employees and employers including discrimination, harassment, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and transfer of undertakings. Our experienced and talented barristers can provide practical and up-to-date advice in an area of law which is constantly evolving.

For more specialist Chancery law advice, don’t hesitate to contact us via email or by phone.

“The clerking team is responsive, extremely approachable and knowledgeable”

The Legal 500

Get in touch

For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.

Chancery Law Barristers

Simon Myerson KC

Simon Myerson KC

Call: 1986 Silk: 2003

Sophie Mitchell

Sophie Mitchell

Call: 2010

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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