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Leading Silks

Mark Anderson KC – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Mark is a calm and clear advocate.'
James Morgan KC –Radcliffe Chambers 'James is extremely organised and methodical in the way he works. He is renowned for his thorough preparation and excellent analytical skills. He is a first-class barrister who provides confidence when he is on your team. He is an excellent advocate who is often far better prepared than his opponent.'
John Randall KCSt Philips Chambers ‘John is a powerful and persuasive advocate who is well-respected by opponents and judges alike. He is a good person to have in your corner.’

Leading Juniors

Christopher BuckinghamSt Philips Chambers 'Christopher is an exceptional counsel with a keen eye for detail. He is especially thorough in his preparation and makes himself readily available to discuss matters in which he is instructed.'
Angus Burden – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Angus is a skilled advocate who is able to advance a case in an understated way to great effect. He is also technically brilliant and able to understand the most complex of problems.'
Louise Corfield – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Louise is very client focused and can handle complex issues. She is particularly good in mediation, managing the client and is a good negotiator.'
Imogen Halstead – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Imogen is a fantastic barrister. She has great technical knowledge in the area, is brilliant with clients and turns around work quickly. Her advocacy skills are excellent, and she is formidable in court.'
Alexander HeylinNo5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Alexander is strong on paper and feet. He is accessible, commercial and a go-to counsel.'
Gavin McLeodSt Philips Chambers 'Gavin's drafting is excellent, and his advice is very thorough. He is a good advocate and helps to successfully oppose an application made by the other side's solicitors. His attention to detail is sound.'
Emma WilliamsNo5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Emma is practical, very knowledgeable, and happy to assist. She is well-spoken and clear about the next steps. She is also a good advocate.'

Rising Stars

Samir Amin – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Samir quickly grasps the facts of the matter. He is a quick thinker and is excellent on his feet. He puts clients at ease and produces brilliant results.'
Oliver Ingham3PB 'Oliver is quick to grasp the key issues. He is superb in mediation, holding his own against very experienced counsel on the other side and with the mediator.'
Jason PerrinNo5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Jason is very thorough with a keen eye for details. He is calm when making submissions and instantly commands the judge's attention.'

Chancery, probate, and tax in Regional Bar

No5 Barristers' Chambers

No5 Barristers’ Chambers is ‘a strong set’ with ‘a good selection of counsel’ who have extensive expertise in advising on contentious probate matters, trusts, land disputes, and issues regarding the validity and interpretation of wills. Angus Burden specialises in the mediation of contentious trust and probate disputes, while Louise Corfield ’s practice focuses on Inheritance Act cases. Rising stars Samir Amin and Jason Perrin are other key members of the team.


‘The clerking team is good and commercial. Daniel Griffiths and Jordan Zaza are responsive and standouts.’

‘Jordan Zaza is quick to respond and happy to help if needed. Overall service of the clerks is good.’

‘No5 has a great selection of superb barristers in this field.’

‘The chambers has excellent counsel at silk level.’

‘Highly recommended set. They always find appropriate counsel for any situation.’

‘No5 Barristers’ Chambers is a go-to chambers. The clerks are fantastic, and counsel can be sourced at short notice. It offers expertise in all aspects of contentious legal work and has counsel available at a range of differing experience and knowledge levels.’

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St Philips Chambers

St Philips Chambers is ‘a good set of chambers with a good variety of barristers’ that displays contentious and non-contentious expertise in Chancery-related work, including wills, trusts, tax and estate planning matters. John Randall KC successfully represented the respondents in Gill v Thind and others, a dispute concerning the ownership of shares in a number of family companies.


‘The clerks are very helpful. In particular, Arron Snipe, who speaks well and is organised.’

‘The service of the clerks’ room is a shining example of excellence to the industry. They are diligent and responsive and foster good working relationships with their instructing solicitors. Arron Snipe must be singled out for special praise as an exceptional clerk who personifies all of the essential and preferred qualities.’

‘St Philips Chambers has an enviable collection of specialist counsel in matters of Chancery business at a variety of levels of seniority.’

‘Good set of chambers with some great barristers with a good range of skills.’

‘The set is well-organised and offers a wide range of counsel in different areas of the law.’

Work highlights


3PB has built a strong reputation for handling contentious probate disputes, with a particular focus on Inheritance Act claims and other private client matters. The team is well-equipped at handling matters related to both mediation and litigation. Rising star Oliver Ingham specialises in traditional Chancery litigation at all levels of the court system and is part of a team handling a high-profile Inheritance Act-related case, Hirachand v Hirachand, in the Supreme Court.


‘The clerks are efficient in handling the matters.’

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