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Leading Silks

Mark Anderson QC - No5 Barristers ChambersIn court, every submission is deployed with just the right amount of weight and colour.
James Morgan QC - St Philips ChambersHe combines a fantastic legal mind with a pragmatic approach, always acting in his clients’ best interests.
John Randall QC - St Philips ChambersHe provides excellent service both when dealing with clients and in complex legal analysis, everything one could want from a senior silk.
Mohammed Zaman QC - No5 Barristers ChambersHe leaves no stone unturned in terms of preparation and strategy, and is a formidable advocate on his feet.

Leading Juniors

Andrew Charman - St Philips ChambersHis focus on the relevant issues and knowledge of his briefs bring clarity to complex cases.
Robert Mundy - St Philips ChambersAbsolutely brilliant intellectually and academically with forensic attention to detail and a very reassuring manner.
John Brennan - St Philips ChambersHighly intelligent, diligent and intuitive, he is a delight to work with.
John Campbell - Ropewalk ChambersCommitted and commercial in his approach, with an articulate and personable nature that instils confidence.
Simon Clegg - St Philips ChambersVery good at identifying the key issues and explaining technical matters to clients in a comprehensible, pragmatic and commercial fashion, with a particular expertise in banking work.
Paul J Dean - No5 Barristers ChambersPersonable, thorough and knowledgeable, he ticks all the boxes
Mark Grant - St Philips ChambersQuick to understand the issues at the crux of a case and offer sensible and considered advice.
Jonathan Owen - Ropewalk ChambersA very impressive advocate who provides a first-class service.
Steven Reed - No5 Barristers ChambersCombines a commercial approach with an ability to think outside the box and to read the judiciary when needed.
Ali Tabari - St Philips ChambersA very impressive trial advocate who has a real ability to endear himself to judges in hearings.
David Taylor - No5 Barristers ChambersA super brain who is great with clients and a superb advocate;
Olivia Chaffin-Laird - No5 Barristers Chambersa commendable advocate who is able to manage client expectations and secure positive outcomes.
Amit Gupta - Enterprise ChambersApproachable and knowledgeable, with excellent attention to detail.

Rising Stars

Thomas Herbert - Ropewalk ChambersHe offers very practical and tactical advice in addition to being a great legal technician.

Commercial litigation in Regional Bar

Enterprise Chambers

Enterprise Chambers is home to former St Philips Chambers member Amit Gupta  whose practice encompasses across a wide range of commercial disputes, including breaches of contract, investment disputes and fraudulent misrepresentation claims.

Ropewalk Chambers

One of the busiest sets for commercial work in the East Midlands, Ropewalk Chambers is praised by clients for its 'good range of counsel at all levels'.  Notable practitioners include Jonathan Owen, who provides a 'Rolls-Royce service' , and John Campbell who 'thinks on his feet and sees all possible solutions in a case'.

St Philips Chambers

St Philips Chambers continues to feature one of the strongest commercial litigation offerings in the West Midlands, with strong members at all levels of call, covering matters spanning from breaches of contract through to civil fraud. Notable recent cases have included James Morgan QC's representation of Northampton Borough Council in a misfeasance claim against former directors of Northampton Town FC. In addition to a banking litigation practice, Mark Grant representations a pharmacy chain in a £3m contract dispute with two drug manufacturer.

No5 Barristers Chambers

No5 Barristers Chambers  is notable for its strength in a wide range  of commercial litigation matters. Head of chambers Mark Anderson QC is highly recommended for investment disputes, having recently represented a client who had received £18m from a member of a Malaysian royal family for investment into a joint venture, with the return of that sum now being claimed for by the royal.  From the set's junior ranks, Paul Dean brings an engineering background to more technology-heavy cases.