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Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC

1-3 WHITTALL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 6961
DX:
16072 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk

Regional Bar: Midland Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Members of St Ives Chambers act on a wide range of Chancery and commercial matters, including breach of contract, intellectual property and probate disputes. Matthew Haynes recently appeared unled for the defendant against a silk in a claim for deceit and breach of contract relating to a loan which had been secured by various works of art, which were also pledged to other lenders.

Leading Juniors

Matthew Haynes - St Ives ChambersExcellent with clients, and respected by opponents and judges.

Ranked: tier 2

Michelle Caney - St Ives ChambersAn excellent all-rounder.

Ranked: tier 2

Tony Watkin - St Ives ChambersHe gives clear advice and is very commercial in his approach.

Ranked: tier 3

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Crime

St Ives Chambers' criminal law team has 'gone from strength to strength' in recent years. The set is instructed across the spectrum of criminal work, including murder, sexual offences and drug conspiracy cases. A recent highlight for the set is Kevin Saunders' involvement for the defence in the only trial arising from Operation Dynamo, a large-scale drug supply investigation.

Leading Juniors

Justin Jarmola - St Ives ChambersTenacious and committed in every case.

Ranked: tier 2

Kevin Saunders - St Ives ChambersPuts clients at ease and always inspires confidence.

Ranked: tier 2

Rebecca Wade - St Ives ChambersAlways demonstrates a mastery of her brief.

Ranked: tier 2

Peter Cooper - St Ives ChambersAn effective advocate with great attention to detail.

Ranked: tier 3

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Family and children law

Family law is a key aspect of St Ives Chambers' members' workload, with barristers specialising in the full range of both Children Act and matrimonial cases. The set is regarded by some as a 'hidden gem in Birmingham', providing 'an excellent choice of specialist counsel' who are 'reliable, knowledgeable, and approachable.'

Leading Silks

Elizabeth Isaacs QC - St Ives ChambersAn enormously effective trial advocate.

Ranked: tier 1

Jeremy Weston QC - St Ives ChambersStrong on legal argument as well as in cross-examination.

Ranked: tier 1
Leading Juniors

Andrew Day - St Ives ChambersOne of the most technically astute family barristers around.

Ranked: tier 1

Jayne Mullen - St Ives ChambersOne of the strongest family finance juniors in the Midlands.

Ranked: tier 1

Matthew Maynard - St Ives ChambersA charismatic and technically able barrister.

Ranked: tier 1

Nicholas Starks - St Ives Chambersvery meticulous in his preparation for and delivery of a case.

Ranked: tier 1

Timothy Bowe - St Ives ChambersHis charming court manner and understated advocacy style makes him a very appealing advocate.

Ranked: tier 1

David Payne - St Ives ChambersAn outstanding trial counsel with exceptional analytical and technical skills.

Ranked: tier 2

Kirstie Danton - St Ives ChambersHard working, knowledgeable, and great with clients.

Ranked: tier 2

Mark Cooper - St Ives ChambersHe provides first-class client care.

Ranked: tier 2

Tracy Lakin - St Ives Chambersalways robust and strong in her advocacy

Ranked: tier 2

Gregory Rogers - St Ives ChambersRecommended for care cases.

Ranked: tier 3

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Leading Sets
Leading Sets - ranked: tier 2

St Ives Chambers

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Property

St Ives Chambers is particularly well known for its housing team, which is the 'go-to' for landlord and tenant matters in Birmingham. Key areas of work include social housing disputes, possession claims, anti-social behaviour issues and disrepair claims.

Leading Juniors

Michael Singleton - St Ives ChambersAdept at handling complex cases.

Ranked: tier 1

Anya Newman - St Ives ChambersA well-prepared, knowledgeable and no-nonsense advocate.

Ranked: tier 2

David Nuttall - St Ives ChambersGives concise, commercially-aware, and well thought-out advice.

Ranked: tier 2

Jane Talbot - St Ives ChambersA very good advocate with great attention to detail.

Ranked: tier 2

Michelle Caney - St Ives ChambersHas an encyclopaedic knowledge of housing law.

Ranked: tier 2

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