Archives: Expertise

Business & Property

The Business and Property Department at 18 St John Street Chambers is long-established and well-respected. Having expanded significantly in recent years, it now has 12 members who provide an accessible and high-quality service to their clients across a wide range of contentious and non-contentious business and property matters. The high regard held for members is… Read more »

Civil & Personal Injury

The Civil and Personal Injury department has fourteen full-time members whose practices focus primarily on personal injury and clinical negligence work. Individual barristers also have expertise in professional negligence, employment law, housing, inquests and costs. Our barristers cover all levels of work, from small claims to the most complex matters, including catastrophic injury claims and… Read more »

Clinical Negligence

18 St John Street Chambers provide a highly skilled and experienced group of specialists. Alastair Forrest and Christopher Limb are both over 30 years call and have been conducting clinical negligence cases since the start of such work as a recognised area of specialism in the 1980’s. We cover a wide range of cases including many… Read more »

Costs Law

Our specialist costs team offers representation and advice to solicitors, costs draftsmen or directly to clients (on a public access basis) on all manner of costs disputes and proceedings between parties to litigation or solicitors and their clients. They offer extensive advocacy services, as well as advisory and drafting services – working when advantageous to… Read more »

Court of Protection

18 St John Street Chambers host a large department of well-respected barristers, who have specialist expertise in the developing jurisdiction of the Court of Protection undertaking advisory work, drafting and advocacy in respect of all aspects of COP practice. The team has cross-disciplinary expertise in related fields including mental health, family and care work, civil/personal… Read more »

Criminal Law

18 St John Street Chambers continues to be at the forefront of high-profile criminal law on the Northern Circuit and nationally. Our members are regularly instructed in serious, high profile and complicated cases. We offer expertise at all levels of seniority. We provide advice and advocacy at all stages of the criminal process from pre-charge… Read more »

Employment Law

18 St John Street provides a specialist and dedicated Employment Law team which has expertise in the following areas: Unfair dismissal Constructive dismissal All aspects of discrimination Breach of control Health and safety at work Flexible working rights TUPE Actions arising from partnership disputes Members of the team provide representation at all levels, including interlocutory… Read more »

Family Law

For over 30 years the family team at 18 St John St Chambers has been providing a quality service to clients and is now one of the most highly regarded teams on the Northern Circuit. Our experienced and dedicated counsel undertake work at all levels across all areas of law involving children, families and finance…. Read more »

Family Finance

18 St John Street Chambers provides a specialist and dedicated Family Finance team with expertise in the following areas Financial remedy proceedings Recovery and preservation of assets Cohabitee disputes Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 Given our broad band of experience we are able to deal with a wide range of cases including those… Read more »

Military Proceedings

18 St John Street Chambers provide specialist and dedicated advisory and advocacy services to forces personnel, inter alia, in the following areas: Military Injuries (claims under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme and Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme) Court Martial Members of chambers provide representation at all levels, including interlocutory hearings, Summary Appeal Court and Service Civilian… Read more »