6th Sep 2021

18 St John Street are delighted to welcome Ruth Costello, Georgia Griffiths and Emma Whelan as members of chambers. The continued growth in numbers of members and workload across all departments further promotes the provision of the high level of personalised service and friendly community spirit which are the hallmarks of Chambers.

Ruth Costello (2016 call) joins the Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Costs Department with an emphasis on Serious Injury cases.

Both Georgia Griffiths (2017 call) and Emma Whelan (2007 call) join 18’s Family Department.

Georgia will be practising in all areas of Family Law and returns to Manchester having practised in Birmingham during her early years at the Bar. Emma joins Chambers at the end of September from Manchester City Council where she had been employed as an in-house Advocate for twelve years and brings with her a wealth of experience in both public and private family law matters.

Head of Chambers, Richard Chapman  QC, comments, “18 St John Street Chambers are delighted to have recruited Ruth, Georgia and Emma. All three possess the skill, experience and approach that will fit with the ethos of the rest of the team in Chambers. I wish them well and look forward to their long and distinguished careers in Chambers.”

For more information about 18 St John Street and recruitment please contact Chambers Director James Parks on 0161 278 1800.

Applications for Tenancy

Any enquiries regarding tenancy can be made in confidence to James Parks Chambers Director who will arrange for you to have an informal discussion with the head of the relevant team.

Applications (in confidence, by way of a letter and CV and giving details of two referees) should be addressed to the James Parks Chambers Director  & Chambers Manager, Emma Bowie.