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An award winning, multi-disciplinary set of barristers, widely recognised as one of the UK’s most forward-looking chambers. Committed to first class service, reinforcing its objective to make their exceptional team of barristers the first choice for all clients.
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Head of Chambers: Richard Atkins QC
Chambers Director: Joe Wilson
Tenants: 140

THE CHAMBERS St Philips is an award winning, multi-disciplinary set of barristers, widely recognised as one of the most forward-looking chambers in the UK. It is committed to expanding upon the firstclass service it is renowned for, reinforcing its objective to make its exceptional team of barristers the first choice for clients nationally and internationally. Chambers serves a range of clients, including international companies, local authorities, sporting authorities, trade unions, public bodies and regulators. Members of Chambers also accept instructions under the Direct Access rules.

St Philips attributes its continued success to a forward-thinking and flexible strategy coupled with innovation. Chambers has a reputation for being friendly and approachable. Strong client relationships and an understanding of clients’ needs are central to how it operates, how it assists its clients in achieving their goals, and how it seeks to excel on their behalf. St Philips’ specialist groups of barristers are supported by dedicated teams of clerks led by the Chambers Director, Joe Wilson. St Philips also has the benefit of inhouse teams of support staff in IT, HR, marketing, finance and business development.

WORK UNDERTAKEN St Philips offers a specialist service in administrative law, ADR, arbitration (domestic and international), banking, clinical negligence, commercial, construction, criminal, employment, family, fraud (civil and criminal), immigration, insolvency, intellectual property, personal injury, private international law, property, public law, regulatory, trusts, and wills and probate. Members are actively involved in writing academic articles and some members have published books. Chambers’ members offer a wide range of seminars, lectures, workshops and other training events, both in-house and externally.

St Philips Business & Property Group: Currently has specialist teams in the following areas: ADR, banking and financial services, commercial and chancery litigation, commercial fraud and asset tracing, company and partnership, construction, contentious wills, trusts and probate, insolvency and restructuring, international arbitration, intellectual property, private international law, professional liability, real estate, and restraint of trade and confidentiality.

St Philips Employment Group:
Offers a truly nationwide service with members providing advice, drafting and advocacy in Tribunals, County Courts, the High Court and the EAT. Members have particular expertise in cases with issues of discrimination, religion and belief, and in conducting complex group claims.

St Philips Personal Injury Group: Acts for claimants and defendants and offers particular expertise in cases of fatal accidents, catastrophic injuries, industrial disease (including stress), fraud and allegations of fraud, and travel and holiday claims.

St Philips Clinical Negligence Group: Has gained a reputation for providing first class legal advice and attracts work from nationally recognised leading firms in this field. The team has particular expertise in the areas of birth injury, cosmetic surgery, hospital acquired infections, Coroners’ inquests, maximum severity spinal injury and amputations, product liability, multi-party actions, human rights claims, dental claims and negligence in general practice.

St Philips Family Group: Has a leading reputation nationally for providing high quality advice and representation across family finance, public law care and adoption, private law children and domestic abuse, and Court of Protection and social care. Members have appellate experience in the High Court and Court of Appeal, and extensive experience in the judicial review of local authority decisions.

St Philips Criminal Group: Offers unrivalled strength from junior through to Silk. Members prosecute and defend, in equal measure, all aspects of serious crime across the country, including murder, corporate manslaughter, serious sexual offences, white collar fraud and large scale drug conspiracies. Members appear on the preferred lists for the Attorney General, Crown Prosecution Services, Organised Crime Divisions and key national defence firms.

St Philips Regulatory Group: Defends and prosecutes on behalf of a wide range of commercial clients and regulatory bodies throughout the UK. Matters include fatal accidents, corporate manslaughter, trading standards, environmental regulation, VAT and revenue appeals, health and safety, police powers, benefit fraud, licensing and inquests. In addition, several members sit on a variety of disciplinary bodies such as the RFU, ASA, BDO, The Sport Resolutions Disputes Panel, the GMC and the GDC, including one barrister who is an appointed arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Members

Richard Atkins QC (1989) (QC 2011)

Stephen Linehan QC (1970) (QC 1993)

John Randall QC (1978) (QC 1995)

Christopher Millington QC (1976) (QC 2001)

Avtar Khangure QC (1985) (QC 2003)

Peter Haynes (1983) (QC 2008)

Kevin Hegarty (1982) (QC 2010)

Andrew Smith QC (1997) (QC 2012)

James Morgan QC (1996) (QC 2017)

Lee Marklew QC (1993) (QC 2021)

Sara Lewis QC (1996) (QC 2021)

Clare Dillon (1974)

Guy Spollon (1976)

Giles Harrison-Hall (1977)

Simon Clegg (1980)

Makhan Shoker (1981)

Nergis-Anne Mathew (1981)

Petar Starcevic (1983)

Mirza Ahmad (1984)

David Stockill (1985)

Christopher Adams (1986)

Andrew Jackson (1986)

Blondel Thompson (1987)

Conrad Rumney (1988)

Sarah Buxton (1988)

Paul Wilson (1989)

Amarjit Rai (1989)

Simon Davis (1990)

Sophie Garner (1990)

Edmund Beever (1990)

James Puzey (1990)

Melanie Williamson (1990)

Susan Todd (1991)

Jonathan Gidney (1991)

Glyn Samuel (1991)

Robin Lewis (1991)

Matthew Barnes (1992)

William Baker (1992)

Julie Moseley (1992)

Julie Sparrow (1992)

Stefan Kolodynski (1993)

Anthony Verduyn (1993)

Anthony Johnston (1993)

Ragveer Chand (1994)

Patrick Wainwright (1994)

Philip Beardwell (1994)

Andrew Charman (1994)

James Dunstan (1995)

Carolyn Jones (1995)

Darron Whitehead (1995)

John Brennan (1996)

Simon Phillips (1996)

Charles Blatchford (1997)

Huw Jones (1997)

Huma Ali (1997)

Evelyn Bugeja (1997)

Elizabeth Hodgetts (1998)

Heledd Williams (1999)

Ishfaq Ahmed (1999)

Raj Punia (1999)

Leisha Bond (1999)

Jane Sarginson (2000)

Zaheer Afzal (2000)

Nicholas Howell-Jones (2000)

Jennifer Josephs (2000)

Benedict Mills (2000)

Ian Speed (2000)

Andrew Evans (2000)

Jonathan Nosworthy (2000)

Tom Walkling (2001)

Wendy Miller (2001)

Rajinder Gill (2001)

David Griffiths (2001)

Elizabeth Richards (2001)

Yolanda Pemberton (2002)

Christopher Watson (2003)

Naomi Candlin (2003)

Colin Baran (2003)

Jonathan Heard (2004)

Davinia Riley (2004)

Victoria Edmonds (2004)

Marc Brown (2004)

Amrisha Parathalingam (2004)

Juliet Allen (2005)

Bruce Frew (2005)

Nicholas Brown (2005)

Molly Giles (2005)

Alexander Rozycki (2005)

Ben Williams (2006)

Jonathan Barker (2006)

Carl Templar-Vasey (2006)

Patrick Keith (2006)

Lisa Hancox (2006)

Ali Tabari (2006)

Iqbal Mohammed (2007)

Robert Mundy (2008)

Lucie French (2008)

Christopher Rank (2008)

Gemma Bowes (2009)

Benjamin Close (2009)

Jack Redmond (2009)

Sofia Ashraf (2009)

Jonathan Gale (2009)

Joseph Millington (2009)

Benjamin Clayton (2009)

Gavin McLeod (2010)

Dominic Roberts (2011)

Mohammad Hafeez (2011)

Kirsty White (2011)

Julie Duane (2013)

Emma Williamson (2013)

Sharon Hughes (2013)

Theodora Hand (2014)

Steven Gittins (2014)

Raghav Trivedi (2014)

Natalie Kearney (2015)

Joel Wallace (2015)

Alexander MacMillan (2015)

Lorna Badham (2015)

Mark Grant (2015)

John Aldis (2016)

Harinderpal Dhami (2016)

William Horwood (2016)

Emma Kendall (2016)

Anna Peaston (2017)

Alexander Barbour (2017)

Catherine Ravenscroft (2017)

Sarah Platts (2017)

Sandamini Ethakada (2018)

Matthew Cullen (2018)

Ryan Hodgins (2019)

Luke Tallis (2019)

Bethany Armitage (2019)

Francis Mortin (2020)

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Chancery
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Avtar Khangure QC
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John Randall QCCommercial Dispute Resolution
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John BrennanChancery
Andrew CharmanCommercial Dispute Resolution
James Morgan QCCommercial Dispute Resolution
John BrennanCommercial Dispute Resolution
Robert MundyCommercial Dispute Resolution
Ben MillsConsumer Law
Christopher AdamsFamily: Children
John Randall QCPartnership
John BrennanProfessional Negligence
John Randall QCProfessional Negligence

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