Cobden House Chambers

2 ranked departments 11 ranked barristersContact information

Cobden House Chambers

2 ranked departments 11 ranked barristersContact information
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Cobden House Chambers are an established multi–disciplinary set of chambers located in Manchester, within walking distance of the courts and enjoying an excellent reputation on the Northern Circuit and beyond for being a friendly and client focused set.

Cobden House Chambers are aware of increasing competition and quality expectations. To ensure they maintain a high quality service they comply with the Code of Conduct and the Practice Standards Management of the Bar Council. Chambers are committed in meeting their clients’ requirements and have been awarded the Bar Mark by the British Standards Institute in conjunction with the Bar Council for ‘high standards of service and practice management’. Chambers are aware of the pressures facing clients not only in terms of court and paperwork but also funding. Boasting high quality advocacy and legal service within the following areas of law, personal injury/clinical negligence, crime/regulatory, chancery/commercial, family, employment, housing and inquests.

Members of chambers appear in all tribunals including the Magistrates Court, Crown Court, Employment Tribunal, County Court, CICA, High Court, Court of Appeal, The Supreme Court and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

Chambers also provide Law Society accredited seminars and workshop training in these areas. Cobden House Chambers has a friendly and approachable team of experienced clerks who can discuss your specific requirements and suggest the most suitable barrister for your specific needs.

Cobden House have invested heavily in IT and have the ability to conduct conferences, hearings, mediations and joint settlement meetings remotely where necessary. Cobden House embrace paperless working wherever possible. T

he clerks also welcome the opportunity to discuss fees with clients and quote for any item of work beforehand. Full profiles of all members and details of full terms and conditions can be found at:


Marc Willems QC (1990) (QC-2015)

Louise Blackwell QC (1985) (QC-2006)

Richard Hartley QC (1985) (QC-2008)

Robert Sterling (1970)

Peter Buckley (1972)

Carolyn Johnson (1974)

Stuart Neale (1976)

Michael Goldwater (1977)

Richard Oughton (1978)

Timothy White (1978)

Ian Metcalfe (1985)

Deanna Hymanson (1988)

Timothy Willitts (1989)

Martin Littler (1989)

John Parr (1989)

Lucy Wilson-Barnes (1989)

Timothy Hodgson (1991)

Julian Orr (1995)

David Maddison (1995)

Anthony Mazzag (1996)

Angela Georgiou (1997)

Martin Callery (1997)

Lee Nowland (1997)

Anna Short (1997)

Michael Jones (1998)

Rebecca Hirst (1999)

Craig MacGregor (1999)

Michael Knowles (2000)

Gwen Henshaw (2000)

Paul Whatley (2002)

Chetna Parmar (2003)

Jamie Marriott (2003)

Nicholas Flanagan (2004)

Mussadak Mirza (2004)

Jonathan Boyle (2005)

Sam Keeling-Roberts (2005)

Arron Walthall (2005)

Stefanie Cochrane (2008)

Richard Stevens (2008)

Aaron Pulford (2008)

Lisa Wilson (2009)

Ian McCubbin (2010)

Gary Lewis (2010)

Ben Bright (2010)

Catherine Dent (2011)

Kate Hammond (2012)

Chloe Murray (2012)

Alistair Reid (2014)

Martin Dabrowski (2014)

Suzanne Hargreaves (2015)

Philip Simms (2015)

Jennifer Dickinson (2015)

Eve Horren (2015)

John Kennerley (2016)

Sarah Jameson (2016)

Julie Ann Doyle (2019)

Satpal Roth-Sharma (2019)

Lucie Wood (2019)

Eleanor Gleeson (2019)

Jonathan Goldberg QC (1971) (QC-1989) *

Peter Edwards (1992) *

Tahina Akther (2003) *

Barrie Searle (1976) *

Matthew Kime (1988) *

Susan Gilmour (1996) *

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Personal Injury
Band 3
Northern/North Eastern (Bar)

Social Housing
Band 2

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Louise Blackwell QC
Band 3

Personal Injury

Marc Willems QC
Band 2
Richard Hartley QC
Band 1


Northern (Bar)

Clinical Negligence

Anthony Mazzag
Band 3


Ian Metcalfe
Band 3

Personal Injury

Jonathan Boyle
Band 3

Top Ranked Barristers

Band 1
Michael JonesPersonal Injury
Richard Hartley QCPersonal Injury
Band 2
Marc Willems QCPersonal Injury
Band 3
Anthony MazzagClinical Negligence
Jonathan BoylePersonal Injury
Lee NowlandPersonal Injury

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19 Quay Street




M3 3HN

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