Archives: Expertise

Business & Property

The divide between chancery and commercial law is an increasingly fluid one. Our long-established Business and Property department reflects this in dealing with a broad range of disputes in the diverse fields of business, property, trusts and probate. Particular specialities include: banking; bankruptcy and insolvency; commercial arbitrations; commercial fraud (civil); commercial and residential landlord and… Read more »

Civil & Personal Injury

The Civil and Personal Injury department covers the following practice areas: – Personal injury – Industrial disease – Clinical negligence – Professional negligence – Employment – Housing – Costs Our practitioners are committed to maintaining the high level of service to which their lay and professional clients have become accustomed. Members of the department regularly… 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 has been at the forefront of high profile criminal law on the Northern Circuit and nationally for more than 30 years. Our dedicated criminal team includes Queen’s Counsel and Junior Counsel at all levels of expertise and experience. A number of our senior practitioners sit as Recorders in the Crown Court. 18 St… 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

18 St John Street Chambers has a well-deserved reputation as a leading family set on the Northern Circuit. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver sound legal advice. Our aim is always to deliver the best possible level of service and we devote equal attention to detail in every case. Whilst many family cases require a sensitive… 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 »