Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights) in Regional Bar


KBW's Manisha Marwaha is an experienced practitioner in the fields of human rights, family law, and immigration, acting for both individuals and the state where claims for judicial review are brought. On the latter, instructing solicitors say Marwaha 'approaches matters with attention to detail, a thorough knowledge of the immigration system, and a straightforward approach with clients'.

St Paul's Chambers

St Paul's Chambers is home to Hannah Lynch, who specialises in education law matters, particularly in relation to special educational needs.

Trinity Chambers

'Extremely knowledgeable about Administrative and equality law', Trinity Chambers' rising star Alice Richardson  specialises in public law and judicial review across the housing, social welfare, community care, and prison law spaces. In recent work of note, she successfully represented the Secretary of State for Justice in a claim for judicial review concerning the release dates of prisoners repatriated to their home countries. Richardson is described as 'relaxed and calm and with a very good paper presentation of a case' and also 'knowledgeable about funding possibilities which can appear as an adjunct to many other areas'.

Kings Chambers

The public law team at Kings Chambers represents local authorities and other public bodies in judicial reviews and inquests, as well as litigating and advising on local government matters. Richard Clayton QC takes on community care, data protection and human rights work both for and against public bodies, including local government issues such as constitutional issues and elections. The 'very experiencedSimon Burrows is a 'favourite' among some instructing solicitors.