26th Jun 2024

The members of 18 St John Street Chambers are delighted to announce that Helen McIvor has joined the expanding Family Department.

Helen’s practice will focus on care proceedings where she will represent all parties as well as private law children.

Helen returns to the bar after a period of raising her three sons, bringing with her several years of previous practice and newfound insight and experience which will enable her to be a more informed, understanding, and an empathetic advocate.

Head of Family Department Leonie Caplan welcomed Helen’s arrival, “Helen is an excellent addition to our department and brings a wealth of experience with her. Her knowledge, skill and approach make her a perfect fit for our exceptional Family Department.”

Helen commented, “I am delighted to be joining 18 St John Street Chambers. The Family Department is very strong and has an excellent reputation across the North West. Chambers is a very friendly, diverse and family-orientated environment and having invested a period shadowing the department I am looking forward to joining the team and seeing my career develop.”

Head of Chambers, Richard Chapman KC welcomed her arrival. “Helen is a valuable addition to Chambers and brings with her impressive levels of expertise and specialism.”

Helen McIvor is a member of the Family Department at 18 St John Street Chambers

For more information on Helen and the services she provides please contact Chambers Director James Parks or Senior Family Clerk Camille Scott on 0161 278 1800 or via email family@18sjs.com.