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Leading Silks

James Morgan KC –Radcliffe Chambers ‘James epitomises the cool, calm, collected barrister. His trial preparation is legendary, and is an extremely bright individual who will always deliver the highest quality service.’
John Randall KCSt Philips Chambers 'John's advocacy is second to none and can explain complex issues to clients in a way they understand.'
Mohammed Zaman KC – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Mohammed is a brilliant team player. He has a phenomenal work ethic and is a fantastic cross-examiner.'

Leading Juniors

John CampbellNew Square Chambers ‘John is a good all-round solid counsel. He is dependable, reliable and approachable. His advice is always sound.’
Robert MundySt Philips Chambers 'Robert is excellent in all departments, and his written work is meticulous. He has strong advocacy, and his arguments are well-structured and carefully planned.'
Marc BrownSt Philips Chambers 'Marc breaks down complex legal arguments for lay clients. He gains the client's trust and manages difficult clients effectively. Marc is thorough and can think quickly on his feet when in court.'
Simon CleggSt Philips Chambers ‘Simon is an excellent barrister with a strong understanding of the commercial considerations which lie at the heart of cases. His ability to draft concise pleadings is second-to-none.’
Nicholas CobillNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Nicholas always delivers his work on time and is very thorough in his work. He always has one eye on the commerciality aspect of his advice. He is always very conscientious in providing comprehensive but easy-to-read advice for clients.’
Paul J DeanNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Paul is tenacious, well-prepared, thorough, and technically excellent with the clients. His written and verbal advice is fantastic, and his advocacy is well-structured, planned and strategically thought through.’
Mark GrantSt Philips Chambers ‘Mark has a ferocious intellect and is across complex details quickly. He is a very skilled advocate who calmly unpicks weak arguments. He has an easy yet authoritative manner to which clients respond well.’
Yasmin Yasseri – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Yasmin has great attention to detail and can give sound practical advice. She is excellent with clients and can put them at ease.'
Olivia Chaffin-LairdNo5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Olivia is highly intelligent and a quick thinker. She doesn't shy away from a firm opinion and is accessible, responsive and incredibly easy to work with.'
Amit GuptaEnterprise Chambers ‘Amit is an outstanding advocate. He is calm under pressure and responsive. He is great with clients and a super all-rounder.’
Thomas HerbertRopewalk Chambers 'Thomas has an incredible ability to pick up things at pace, assimilate large volumes of information and deliver clear and concise advice.'
Kirsty White  – St Philips Chambers 'Kirsty is academically bright and identifies the key issues in a matter quickly. She is also very friendly with clients and communicates well.'

Rising Stars

Natalie Kearney - St Philips Chambers 'Natalie offers clear, robust commercial advice. She is technically gifted, very well-prepared and approachable. She is an excellent, tenacious and convincing advocate who thinks on her feet.'
Jason PerrinNo5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Jason is extremely bright, clear and succinct in his approach to his work. He is methodical, measured and adopts a friendly approach in his dealings with his instructing solicitors.'

Commercial litigation in Regional Bar

No5 Barristers' Chambers

No5 Barristers’ Chambers is ‘a solid set’ and is ‘well respected for its breadth of counsel with a good range of support and training in commercial litigation’. The team handles a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including company, shareholder and partnership disputes, and civil fraud. Mark Anderson KC is currently representing a shareholder in Krishna Holdco Limited v Gowrie Holdings Limited, an unfair prejudice petition involving shares valued at £106m. Mohammed Zaman KC has expertise in advising on shareholder disputes and directors duty cases.


‘Daniel Griffiths and his team are responsive and have always been able to assist with the enquiries.’

‘Daniel Griffiths is very good, reliable and efficient.’

‘The set’s communication and availability are second to none. It has a vast range of experience and differing barristers with different years of call and experience.’

‘The big strength of this chamber is the excellent response time to enquiries regarding costs and the availability of suitable barristers.’

‘No5 Barristers’ Chambers is a strong set.’

‘No5 Chambers have a wide variety of barristers available to cover most scenarios. Their advocates are all well-regarded in the local courts.’

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St Philips Chambers

St Philips Chambers is ‘a strong set with plenty of strength and depth’ and ‘in-depth knowledge in commercial litigation’. The barristers are highly adept at handling a range of matters, from breach of directors’ duties, shareholder disputes, unfair prejudice petitions, and fraud to injunctive relief cases. John Randall KC is known as ‘a great appeal counsel’ and is ‘a go-to leading counsel when clients require real gravitas to present the hardest cases in court’, while Robert Mundy is praised as ‘an extremely persuasive advocate who is very comfortable dealing with trials over several weeks and complicated last-minute applications’.


‘The clerking team is helpful and friendly. Arron Snipe and Justin Luckman stand out and are always willing to assist.’

‘Arron Snipe is an excellent clerk who looks after his clients. He is diligent, readily available and provides cost estimates and updates promptly.’

‘St Philips are a great set of chambers with a good range of barristers offering expertise in many different areas.’

‘St Philips is an excellent set of chambers with a good selection of barristers.’

‘The barristers and clerks at this set are extremely personable, helpful and proactive. Their client care is excellent.’


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