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London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Common law set 42 Bedford Row is recommended for a range of matters, including family and children, personal injury, clinical negligence, public law and employment litigation. ‘There is a good spectrum of experienced barristers, as well as some sharp up-and-coming new counsel’, meaning that chambers ‘can be relied upon to provide someone qualified for the work you need handled, even at short notice’. ‘The combination of deep knowledge and expertise together with excellent client care is second to none.’ The ‘responsive and very helpful’ clerks’ room includes Steve Sheridan (‘one of the best clerks in the business’) and James Tidnam (‘continues to do an excellent job’), who manage the civil and family teams, respectively. Neil May is chambers’ chief executive. Offices in: London

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Children law (including public and private law)
Children law (including public and private law) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

42 Bedford Row

A strong set’, 42 Bedford Row is ‘always accommodating and houses many excellent individuals’. ‘The clerks always ensure there is appropriate cover, even with last-minute changes.

Children law (including public and private law) – Leading silks

Tina Cook QC - 42 Bedford RowShe is a silk at the top of her game, deservedly sought-after and knows her papers backwards.

Ranked: tier 3
Children law (including public and private law) – Leading juniors

Damian Woodward-Carlton - 42 Bedford RowA calmly confident and thoughtful barrister.

Ranked: tier 2

Jonathan Bennett - 42 Bedford RowVery experienced in care proceedings.

Ranked: tier 2

Katie Phillips - 42 Bedford RowHer ability to grasp new and complex issues quickly is astounding, and her attention to detail is second to none.

Ranked: tier 3

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Clinical negligence
Clinical negligence – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

42 Bedford Row

At 42 Bedford Row, members are recommended for challenging cases, such as cauda equine syndrome claims and serious brain injury issues.

Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Richard Furniss - 42 Bedford RowA demigod in this area.

Ranked: tier 2

Scott Matthewson - 42 Bedford RowAlways fair-minded and an excellent advocate.

Ranked: tier 2

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Iris Ferber - 42 Bedford RowIncredibly bright and effective on her feet, and of great support behind the scenes.

Ranked: tier 4

Jude Shepherd - 42 Bedford RowShe is an excellent employment lawyer; clear thinking and well organised, with fine judgement.

Ranked: tier 4

Orlando Holloway - 42 Bedford RowDetailed, calm, knowledgeable and very popular with clients.

Ranked: tier 4

Susan Chan - 42 Bedford RowSuccessfully combines her employment practice with expertise in public law.

Ranked: tier 4

Timothy Adkin - 42 Bedford RowHe is extremely personable, down to earth and provides clear “waffle-free” advice.

Ranked: tier 4

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Inquests and inquiries
Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Richard Furniss - 42 Bedford RowExcellent with witnesses and incredibly pragmatic.

Ranked: tier 3

Susan Chan - 42 Bedford RowRecommended for deaths in custody cases.

Ranked: tier 3

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Personal injury
Personal injury – Leading juniors

Richard Furniss - 42 Bedford RowIntelligent, very good on his feet, and able to speak in a friendly and informative manner to people from all walks of life.

Ranked: tier 2

Scott Matthewson - 42 Bedford RowHe understands difficult issues quickly, and gives clear and practical advice.

Ranked: tier 3

Richard Gregory - 42 Bedford RowHe is charming and makes clients feel at ease.

Ranked: tier 4

Tom Wood - 42 Bedford RowHe is a strong advocate in court and is always clear about the issues at hand.

Ranked: tier 5

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Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law)
Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law) – Leading juniors

Philip Newman - 42 Bedford RowExperienced in medical, arbitrators’ and engineers’ disciplinary matters.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Common law set 42 Bedford Row is recommended for a range of matters, including family and children, personal injury, clinical negligence, public law and employment litigation. ‘There is a good spectrum of experienced barristers, as well as some sharp up-and-coming new counsel’, meaning that chambers ‘can be relied upon to provide someone qualified for the work you need handled, even at short notice’. ‘The combination of deep knowledge and expertise together with excellent client care is second to none.’ The ‘responsive and very helpful’ clerks’ room includes Steve Sheridan (‘one of the best clerks in the business’) and James Tidnam (‘continues to do an excellent job’), who manage the civil and family teams, respectively. Neil May is chambers’ chief executive. Offices in: London

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Social housing
Social housing – Leading juniors

Iris Ferber - 42 Bedford RowPragmatic and direct in her assessment of cases and advice.’

Ranked: tier 4

Naomi Hawkes - 42 Bedford RowKnowledgeable, confident, quick-thinking and well spoken.’

Ranked: tier 4

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