15th Nov 2018

18 St John Street is delighted to have been named as a leading set in the latest edition of The Legal 500, with several members of chambers receiving a ‘Tier 1’ ranking across a number of areas of law.

The 2018 edition of The Legal 500 states that Chambers is noted for its ‘solid family department’ which is ‘adept at handling financial remedy cases and public and private law children matters.’ The directory also comments on the ‘strength in depth’ across our personal injury and clinical negligence practice and the ‘solid expertise’ of our Business and Property and Criminal teams.

The clerks also received praise for being “commercial, helpful, pragmatic” and because they “always help to find a solution”.


Individual members who received the top tier ranking are:

Commercial, Banking, Insolvency & Chancery Law


David Hoffman

‘His knowledge of commercial law is first class.’



Richard Chapman

‘A devastatingly effective cross-examiner.’



Wayne Goldstein

‘Experienced in traditional Chancery matters.’



Christopher McNall 

‘Noted for his expertise in Chancery cases involving agricultural disputes.’



Family & Children Law


Stephen Murray

‘He is combative, always up for a fight and never lets the client down.’



Kate Bramall

‘A redoubtable advocate whose calm and reassuring manner instantly puts clients at ease.’



Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence


Christopher Limb

‘A highly meticulous advocate.’



Mark Laprell

‘A tenacious and skilful advocate.’



Elahe Youshani

‘She has in-depth knowledge of personal injury matters.’



Kane Simons

‘He has an excellent manner with clients.’