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Chambers of Ruth Henke QC

30 PARK PLACE, CARDIFF, CF10 3BS, WALES
Tel:
Work 029 2039 8421
Fax:
Fax 029 2039 8725
DX:
50756 CARDIFF- 2
Email:
Web:
www.30parkplace.co.uk

Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Multi-disciplinary set 30 Park Place Chambers’ core strength is in family law, with members instructed in public and private children law and family finance matters. Crime, personal injury and public law (with a key focus on immigration matters) are other key areas. Court of Protection is a growing area of instruction for the set. Recent barrister moves include Gareth Jones join from Civitas Law, Adem Muzaffer join from St Ives Chambers and Natalie Sandercock move to 9 Park Place. In 2018 Caroline Rees QC took silk. The β€˜brilliant’ Phillip Griffiths is senior clerk, while Tony Naylon leads the criminal team. Lead civil clerk Kayleigh Jefferies is β€˜efficient, organised and has excellent client care skills’. Collectively, β€˜the clerks are very efficient and always happy to assist’. Offices in: Cardiff

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Multi-disciplinary set 30 Park Place Chambers’ core strength is in family law, with members instructed in public and private children law and family finance matters. Crime, personal injury and public law (with a key focus on immigration matters) are other key areas. Court of Protection is a growing area of instruction for the set. Recent barrister moves include Gareth Jones join from Civitas Law, Adem Muzaffer join from St Ives Chambers and Natalie Sandercock move to 9 Park Place. In 2018 Caroline Rees QC took silk. The β€˜brilliant’ Phillip Griffiths is senior clerk, while Tony Naylon leads the criminal team. Lead civil clerk Kayleigh Jefferies is β€˜efficient, organised and has excellent client care skills’. Collectively, β€˜the clerks are very efficient and always happy to assist’. Offices in: Cardiff

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Regional Bar : Wales and Chester Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Recent work for 30 Park Place Chambers’ Chancery and commercial group includes probate disputes, intellectual property matters, and professional negligence claims. In 2018 Gareth Jones joined from Civitas Law.

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Angharad Davies - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Very experienced in professional negligence, probate and property disputes.’

Ranked: tier 1

David Hughes - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Well known for partnership and building disputes.’

Ranked: tier 1

Gareth Jones - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Recommended for the full spectrum of Chancery matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Court of Protection

At 30 Park Place Chambers, members act for local authorities, protected parties and their relatives in welfare cases, allegations of financial abuse and mental health and capacity matters. Deprivation of liberty cases are a key area of expertise for the group.

Court of Protection – Leading juniors

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Highly intelligent and always well prepared.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Crime

According to some, 30 Park Place Chambers’s criminal group provides β€˜a Rolls-Royce service’. The team prosecutes and defends in high-profile cases of historic sexual offences, murder, drugs conspiracies and fraud. Recent highlights for the set include appearing in the Operation Ulysses case involving a conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs, including over 20kg of cocaine and heroin. In 2018 Caroline Rees QC took silk and Michael Mather-Lees QC moved to Church Court Chambers.

Crime – Leading silks

Caroline Rees QC - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜An outstanding silk.’

Ranked: tier 1
Crime – Leading juniors

Andrew Jones - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜He provides excellent client care.’

Ranked: tier 1

Christian Jowett - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜A diligent advocate with an analytical eye.’

Ranked: tier 1

Claire Pickthall - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜She has a meticulous eye for detail.’

Ranked: tier 1

D Huw Evans - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Noted for his experience in courts martial and police disciplinary work.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jeffrey Jones - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜A very thorough and knowledgeable advocate.’

Ranked: tier 1

Marian Lewis - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜A stellar barrister.’

Ranked: tier 1

Sarah Waters - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Very experienced in high-profile fraud, homicide and serious sexual offences matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Family and children law

β€˜Excellent’ set 30 Park Place Chambers houses a team well known for its expertise in family finance. Cases involving physical and sexual abuse and non-accidental injuries form other key areas of instruction, and counsel report an uptick in cases involving suspected radicalisation of children. In November 2017 Adem Muzaffer joined from St Ives Chambers, and in February 2018 Natalie Sandercock moved to 9 Park Place.

Family and children law – Leading silks

James Tillyard QC - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Noted for his expertise in matrimonial finance and care cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jane Crowley QC - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Highly experienced in cases involving complex medical evidence.’

Ranked: tier 1

Ruth Henke QC - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Recommended for cases involving non-accidental injuries, salt poisoning and abuse allegations.’

Ranked: tier 1
Family and children law – Leading juniors

Adem Muzaffer - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜A tenacious advocate with excellent client skills.’

Ranked: tier 1

Catherine Heyworth - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Recommended for complex care cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Claire Williams - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Known for representing parents, guardians and interveners in family law matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

Catrin John - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Very experienced in cases involving non-accidental injuries.’

Ranked: tier 1

Max Davies - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜A reflective barrister with a superb intellect.’

Ranked: tier 1

Mark Allen - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Experienced in factitious illness and baby-shaking cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Paul Hartley-Davies - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜His practice includes matrimonial finance and public and private law children work.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Very persuasive and unafraid to take on difficult cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rhys Taylor - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Highly recommended for pension work relating to financial remedies.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading sets
Wales and Chester Circuit – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

30 Park Place Chambers (Cardiff)

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Personal injury and clinical negligence

Counsel at 30 Park Place Chambers are highly regarded for their expertise in cases involving industrial accidents, employers’ liability, brain and spinal injuries, and road traffic accidents.

Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

Lloyd Williams QC - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Very astute and able to find creative solutions to the most intricate cases.’

Ranked: tier 1
Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Ben Davies - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜A straight talker with a forthright approach to cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Public law

The public law team at 30 Park Place Chambers has seen an uptick in judicial reviews and immigration cases. Community care and human rights matters are other areas of expertise for the group. In 2017 Rhodri Williams QC and Christian Howells acted on behalf of Welsh victims of contaminated blood transfusions in the 1970s in preparing a claim for a judicial review against the UK government’s refusal to hold a public inquiry into the matter; the government announced it would conduct a full public inquiry on the final day for responding to the claim.

Public law – Leading silks

Rhodri Williams QC - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Highly experienced across the spectrum of public law matters.’

Ranked: tier 1
Public law – Leading juniors

Christian Howells - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜A tenacious advocate with a very sharp intellect.’

Ranked: tier 1

Christian Jowett - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Very experienced across the spectrum of immigration and asylum cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

David Hughes - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜Noted for handling cases involving mental health issues.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rebecca Harrington - 30 Park Place Chambers β€˜A diligent barrister who instils confidence in her clients.’

Ranked: tier 1

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