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Leading Silks

James Morgan KC –Radcliffe Chambers ‘James consistently demonstrates an extremely knowledgeable yet commercial approach. He can provide targeted, concise advice which meets the client’s needs.’
John Randall KCSt Philips Chambers ‘John's natural talents are obvious with his sheer attention to detail. By the start of a trial, he knows the facts better than the parties and easily hits every curveball from witnesses and judges.’
Mohammed Zaman KC – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Mohammed is a brilliant team player. He has a phenomenal work ethic and is one of the most effective barristers at cross-examination.'

Leading Juniors

Marc BrownSt Philips Chambers ‘Marc has a first-class mind. He is an astute judge of how best to both present a case and negotiate.’
Alexander HeylinNo5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Alexander is a creative lateral thinker who is always up for the fight.'
Robert MundySt Philips Chambers 'Robert is able to get to the heart of an issue incredibly quickly. He has meticulous attention to detail and excellent client management. He always sees the bigger picture and is very commercial in his approach.'
Yasmin Yasseri – No5 Barristers’ Chambers 'Yasmin prepares meticulously and powerfully in court. She always seems to have the right answer, even when there seems not to be one. Her advocacy style is appreciated by judges.'
Mark GrantSt Philips Chambers 'Mark is exceptionally user-friendly. He is very easy to get along with, provides practical and commercially-focussed advice, and does not shy away from delivering difficult messages. His advocacy is also very strong.'
Amit GuptaEnterprise Chambers 'Amit is an outstanding advocate and is very persuasive. He is terrific at the conference and good on paper as well. He is an excellent all-rounder.'
Ali TabariSt Philips Chambers 'Ali can put clients and opponents at ease. His advocacy style is polite, measured and understated. He is very commercial and gives clients practical solutions. He never shies away from the issues and is always committed to finding a solution which works best for the client.'
Kirsty White – St Philips Chambers 'Kirsty is academically bright and identifies key issues in a matter quickly. She is also very friendly with clients and communicates well.'

Rising Stars

Natalie Kearney  – St Philips Chambers 'Natalie is proactive and good at detail.'

Company and insolvency in Regional Bar

No5 Barristers' Chambers

No5 Barristers’ Chambers is a ‘strong set’, offering broad-ranging expertise across shareholder and partnership disputes, breaches of fiduciary duties, derivative claims, directors’ disqualification proceedings, unfair prejudice petitions and corporate insolvency. Of late, Mark Anderson KC is acting for the defendant’s main shareholder in a shareholder dispute brought by a claimant alleging fraud of shares amounting to £106m, while Mohammed Zaman KC is representing a petitioner in shareholders’ unfair prejudice petitions concerning the petitioner’s shareholding in the company exceeding £20m.


‘James Wackett and his team are commercial and committed. James will bend over backwards to be flexible about meeting client needs.’

‘Daniel Griffiths is particularly helpful. He makes himself available and always gets back to you.’

‘No5 Chambers is a preferred set of chambers. It offers a wide range of counsel and a far-reaching area of expertise. Its training sessions are informative yet enjoyable.’

‘No 5 Chambers is always available and has a technical set. It also has high calibre barristers.’

‘No5 Chambers is a good set. It has lots of talented juniors and always tries to make themselves available even on short notice.’

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St Philips Chambers

St Philips Chambers is a ‘go-to chambers for corporate disputes and insolvency matters’, ‘offering top-quality counsel with a range of experience’, including advising on breach of directors’ duties, shareholder disputes, unfair prejudice petitions and insolvency claims. The ‘powerful and persuasive advocate’ John Randall KC is representing defendants concerning their beneficial ownership of shares in several family companies.


‘The service from the clerks is exceptional. Justin Luckman and Arron Snipe, in particular, go above and beyond to make sure counsel has everything they need.’

‘Arron Snipe is an absolute star. He gets things sorted quickly, perfectly and with no fuss.’

‘St Philips Chambers is a great set with a good range of barristers.’

‘St Philips is a go-to chambers with consistently high-quality barristers.’

‘A set with strength in depth and a variety of personalities to suit client needs.’

Work highlights