KCH Barristers, based in Nottingham,
have four practice teams, Crime, Civil, Family and Immigration. Members of the civil team also
belong to specialist practice groups of Property, Personal Injury and Employment.
There are articles on the site from each of these groups.
Keating Chambers, at 15 Essex Street,
was founded in 1934 and is one of the country's leading specialist Barristers Chambers in construction
and engineering related law. Members of Chambers are frequently involved in every aspect of
dispute resolution, in all capacities, in litigation, arbitration, adjudication and alternative
dispute resolution. There are regular case law review updates placed on the site prepared by the Professional
Support Director, Professor Anthony Lavers.
Kenworthy's Chambers are a forward thinking and user-friendly set based
in Salford, Manchester. They are dedicated to access to justice, excellence and client
care. With 49 barristers they provide high-quality advice and advocacy in
civil, criminal, family, employment and immigration law.
King's Bench Chambers, Bournemouth, was formed in 1996 by a
group of senior established London Barristers from 4 Kings Bench Walk in London. The idea was to enjoy a
London and South Coast Practice and to reduce the ever spiralling cost of practicing in London.
Chambers grew rapidly, recruiting experienced practitioners from the South Coast, London, and from many other
parts of the country. Using modern Technology for library and data transfer, Barristers can work from
bases all over the country thus negating the need for large amounts of unused office space.
King's Bench Chambers, Plymouth, is a long established common law set with three teams,
civil, family and crime. Originally founded in The Crescent in 1972, Chambers moved to its present, more spacious
premises at 115 North Hill in 1992. Until becoming an independent set in 2001, King's Bench Chambers was an
annexe of 2 King's Bench Walk, Temple. They are able to offer a range of expertise and have members practising
as specialists in crime, civil and family work.
1 King's Bench Walk, the Chambers of
Deborah Eaton QC and Philip Marshall QC, is a well established set of barristers chambers specialising in Family Law.
Consistently among the top ranked sets in the leading law directories, they have a long and distinguished history
and have appeared in many groundbreaking cases in the House of Lords. They have 52 members including 12 QCs.
2 Kings Bench Walk have been practising for 50 years
from the Temple. There are currently 46 members of Chambers who work mainly in courts on the
Western Circuit. A wide variety of work is undertaken in the criminal and civil field in all courts,
from the Magistrates Court to the House of Lords. Criminal work consists of the most serious offences,
such as murder and manslaughter, to road traffic. In the civil field, members undertake work from
multi-million pound actions to less heavy matters in the Family Proceedings and County courts.
4 King's Bench Walk, the chambers of Timothy Raggatt QC,
is the bigger of two Chambers which operate from 4 King's Bench Walk. They were first established in
1972 by a group of seven barristers and have grown to over fifty strong with three silks. They have developed groups of specialists
who work together in teams (Civil, Crime, Immigration and Family) to provide advisory and advocacy services
in a wide variety of fields and at all levels of seniority. They now offer fixed rates for advocacy in hearings before
District Judges in the London County Courts. 4 KBW also now operates as
Barristers Direct which undertakes
instructions directly from members of the public.
4 King's Bench Walk, The Chambers of Lawrence Power,
is a dynamic Common Law set based in the Temple. Members undertake the full range of civil work, with
particular emphasis on commercial litigation.
Areas of specialisation include Commercial, Insolvency, Property, Public and Administrative,
Personal Injury, Employment and Immigration.
Individual members of Chambers are also instructed on criminal matters with emphasis on complex
fraud and money laundering work.
5 King's Bench Walk, the Chambers of Brian Higgs QC, are a long
established, specialist Barristers' Chambers, founded in 1966, with expertise in all areas of criminal law,
Prosecuting and Defending Commercial & Serious and Organised Crime.
With over 40 Barristers, they provide high quality advocacy and advisory services.
6 King's Bench Walk,
the chambers of Sibghat Kadri QC, is a set of barristers committed to providing legal representation
and advice to all individuals and groups in the community. They recognise that the provision of advocacy
and advice is an important service that allows people to exercise, defend and rely upon their rights.
They aim to ensure that vulnerable and socially excluded individuals and groups receive a professional
service that enables them to uphold their rights and interests and gives them full access to the benefits of the law.
Individual members of chambers hail from African, Asian, Caribbean and European backgrounds.
They also have a gender mix of approximately equal numbers of male and female barristers.
6 King's Bench Walk, the chambers of David Fisher QC and David Perry QC,
is recognised as a leading set in the field of criminal law. All members of chambers are experienced in trial
preparation, advocacy and advisory work.
In the past members of Chambers have been involved in an extensive number of high profile cases, ranging from
murder and terrorism to fraud and dishonesty. They continue to be involved in these areas as well as developing
expertise in Extradition, Judicial Review and Tribunal work.
7 King's Bench Walk, the Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC.
All members of Chambers specialise in commercial law. The general character of Chambers' work
is of an international flavour and members of Chambers regularly deal with foreign clients,
foreign lawyers and foreign law. As advocates, they accept instructions to appear in any court, tribunal
or enquiry in England and Wales, but the majority of their work is in the Commercial Court and in
commercial arbitrations in London. They also appear in those other jurisdictions where members
of the Bar are permitted to practise, such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Bermuda and the
Cayman Islands. Members undertake advisory work both in connection with
litigation or prospective litigation and in non-contentious matters.
In appropriate circumstances members are able to accept instructions
directly from overseas clients and foreign lawyers. Members of Chambers
regularly sit as arbitrators or mediators.
Eight King's Bench Walk has moved to 1 Mitre Court Buildings
9 King’s Bench Walk is a thriving, friendly, common law set
and is one of the longest established sets in the Temple. They aim to provide high quality client care at all times
in the fields of criminal, family, civil, and immigration law.
Chambers both prosecutes and defends criminal cases at all levels from Magistrates Courts hearings to the Court of
Appeal and they have the benefit of approved rape list Counsel, highly experienced in cases involving rape and serious sexual abuse.
They can provide Counsel who can act as Leading Juniors in crime, both prosecuting and defending and also in family
cases where the experienced team deal with matters of the utmost complexity in the family courts.
The family and civil teams offer a broad range of experience in matters of divorce, children’s act cases,commercial
and employment matters, insurance cases, housing, landlord and tenant as well as Counsel with wide experience in the
Immigration Courts at every level. Chambers can also accept instructions by way of Direct Public Access.
10 King's Bench Walk, the Chambers of Claudius Algar,
has 36 barristers providing specialist advocacy and advice, and undertaking a wide range of work
in Civil, Criminal, Immigration and Human Rights. Chambers has formed itself into practice groups that reflect
the principal areas of speciality within Chambers.
10 King's Bench Walk,
the Chambers of Georges Khayat, is apparently no longer at this address. Can anyone help me?
*11 KBW specialises in employment law, public and administrative law
and commercial law. The site has a "newsy" format and offers topical case notes, seminar papers and other
articles written by members of Chambers in the areas of employment law,
public law and European and human rights law. These are kept well up to date.
Viewers can register on the site for a newsletter containing articles on cases of particular interest.
In 2011 11KBW joined forces with
Justis publishing to launch a new series of law reports on Information Law
Information Law Reports.
The rapidly growing area of information law concerns the right to know, the right to keep private and the ever-shifting
boundary between the two. Topics include data protection, freedom of information, other statutory rights of access to information,
and the regulation of surveillance.
Edited by leading chambers members Timothy Pitt-Payne QC, Anya Proops and Robin Hopkins,
the Information Law Reports are available both online on the Justis platform and in bound volumes.
11KBW also produce a blog called
Panopticon,about Information Law.
Information law is about the right to know, the right to keep private and the
boundary between those rights. It encompasses areas such as data protection, freedom of information, the protection of private information
under article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, breach of confidence, and the regulation of surveillance.
The name apparently comes from Jeremy Bentham’s proposed new model prison, in which constant surveillance
would be a tool for moral regeneration; it has become an enduring metaphor in debates about the benefits and the dangers of systematic
11 Kings Bench Walk, the Chambers
of F.J.Muller QC, is London set of chambers that serves every town and city on the North
Eastern Circuit. There is fully staffed annexe in Leeds.
12 Kings Bench Walk
is one of the best known and respected civil sets of barristers' chambers in London. Over 50
barristers offer a wealth of expertise and skill in the areas of personal injury, clinical negligence,
professional negligence, insurance, industrial disease, fire & flood and employment law.
They also provide a wide range of seminars and training events at no cost to the participants.
13 Kings Bench Walk is an established set of chambers with some fifty
members in premises in the Inner Temple, London and Beaumont Street,
Oxford. They cover a wide spectrum of Common Law and Chancery matters
and have an expanding Family practice. The Criminal team is the largest
in Oxford and the Thames Valley, providing a comprehensive service in
all Criminal Courts.
Kings Chambers (formerly 40 King Street) is
one of the leading civil sets outside London, practising from Manchester
and Leeds with a national reputation in many areas and specialising in
Chancery & Commercial Law; Planning, Environment and Public Law; and Common Law
(Clinical negligence, Personal Injury, Employment and Regulatory).
Lamb Building, the Chambers of Ami Feder,
is a general common law set located in the Temple, in the heart of London.
The work of Lamb Building is divided into five main practice areas;
Civil, Crime, Family, Immigration and Public & Regulatory.
the Chambers of Christopher Gardner QC, is organised into three
groups specialising in the following areas of civil work: commercial;
property and construction; personal injury and clinical negligence.
Landmark Chambers was formed in October 2002 by
the merger of Eldon Chambers and 4 Breams Buildings. The merger created a 54 member set, including
15 QCs, specialising in planning and environmental law, property law and public and administrative law.
They provide The Landmark Chambers Centre for Environmental Law
which offers podcasts, articles and training courses on the latest developments from the UK's leading barristers'
chambers in environmental and planning law. Details of the regular seminars and other events held by the
Centre are posted on the site regularly."
Lincoln House Chambers, in Manchester,
led by Mukhtar Hussain Q.C., is a chambers of 60 Barristers (including 11
Q.C's) specialising principally in the area of criminal law (including
Fraud), regulatory, personal injury, prison law, immigration, judicial
review and general common law.
Littleton Chambers, at 3 King's Bench Walk North,
is a progressive and flexible Chambers, with a strong reputation across a broad range of commercial and
business work, including specialist expertise in employment, professional negligence and ADR, comprising
international and domestic arbitration and mediation. There is an additional site for
Dispute Resolution - they are the only chanbers to
offer a dedicated ADR company.
Chambers, the Chambers of Mark Littman QC at 12 Gray's Inn Square, is an expanding
commercial set, practising principally in five complementary areas of law:
Chancery, Commercial property, Construction, General commercial &
European Union. A significant proportion of the work has an international element.
Liverpool Civil Law is a practice of barristers
based at Old Hall Street, Liverpool. Established at 42 Castle Street, Liverpool in 1998, the practice is now
entering its eleventh year. It is a specialist civil chambers on the Northern Circuit.
The belief of the barristers at Liverpool Civil Law is that for the Bar to survive and prosper the emphasis
must be on traditional strengths, that is specialist knowledge, clear advice and robust advocacy but also
be receptive to modern technology and working methods.
is the largest independent set in Kent with deep local ties, regional business
throughout the UK, and strong London associations.
The Litigation and Criminal Practice teams are widely experienced in their specialist fields.
was previously formed from 13 Old Square and 7 Stone Buildings and now is about to merge again, this
time withh 9 Old Square. All the previous chambers were long-established sets practising
commercial chancery law and considered to be leaders in their field. There are some articles
on the site.
Matrix Chambers aims to innovate
in the way legal services are delivered and to move beyond traditional divisions - between practitioners and academics,
private and public law, and domestic and international law.
Merchant Chambers is now the commercial department of St John's Buildings, in Manchester
An earlier set at 1 Mitre Court Buildings is now 1 Hare Court.
1 Mitre Court Buildings, previously 8 King's Bench Walk,
was founded in the early 1970s with the aim of ensuring that all members of the community can enjoy
access to justice, via first class representation. Over the last 40 years, they have grown and now
cover many areas of practice but they remain committed to their original aims. The immigration team
have a separate site
2 Mitre Court Buildings has disbanded
Mitre House Chambers at 9 Gower Street, London, was established
in 1984 and is a progressive set with strong commitment to defending the rights of individuals. Francis Gilbert, a founding member,
is Head of Chambers. Chambers specialises in Immigration, Crime, Family & Employment.
MK Family Law Chambers operates throughout the South Eastern Circuit and
offers Solicitors and Local Authorities a modern and efficient service with highly skilled and experienced practitioners.
Instructions are received by telephone, post DX or fax and they use EFax widely.
Papers can be sent via Chambers or to the Barristers direct.
They are happy to have conferences at solicitors offices or they have facilities in Milton Keynes and London.
Monckton Chambers is one of the English Bar's leading
civil practices with 31 barristers including 10 QCs.
They provide specialised advocacy and advice in European Community law, commercial law,
competition law, human rights, judicial review, utilities regulation and VAT and customs law.
The Chambers moved to Grays Inn in the early 1960s and is now at 4 Raymond Buildings.
All barristers have direct telephone lines and email adddresses given on the site.