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Leading Juniors

Rebecca Harrington - 30 Park Place ChambersRebecca is very knowledgeable and efficient. She is able to assimilate a plethora of information and focus on the key facts to find a way forward and workable solutions to achieve the best possible outcome.
Christian Howells - 30 Park Place ChambersChristians knowledge and experience of local authority law, Welsh devolved law, human rights law and judicial review is excellent.
David Hughes - 30 Park Place ChambersDavid is able to gain an excellent understanding of the issues in a case and cut through to the core arguments to present them in a persuasive and clear manner. David is excellent with clients and is able to gain their trust and confidence swiftly to put them at ease.
Christian Jowett - 30 Park Place ChambersHe is able to assimilate a great deal of information very swiftly to produce a comprehensive and effective work.

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

30 Park Place Chambers

30 Park Place Chambers are considered by many as the 'go-to' chambers and 'great to work with' in the realm of public and administrative law in Wales. Members of the set are at the forefront of devolution in Wales and are reguarly instructed for advisory and litigation work across all areas of public law. David Hughes has a regular practice of civil actions against the police, acting mainly for claimants. Constitutional law specialist Christian Howells' recent instructions include a judicial review of the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 concerning the piece of Brexit legislation's impact on the powers of Welsh devolved bodies - a rare challenge to primary legislation on behalf of the Counsel General for Wales.

Testimonials

Set

‘Top class set and first choice for Wales.’

’30 Park Place are very responsive and are able to assist when we need advice from counsel.’

Clerking

‘All of the clerks are very responsive.’

‘Clerks are all excellent, friendly, and accommodating.’

Civitas Law

Civitas Law is regularly acts for UK and Welsh Governments across a range of public law areas. Owain Rhys James is a name of note with a broad public law practice able to conduct cases both the English and Welsh languages. Anthony Vines  is a senior-junior active in this area who is regularly instructed in public law matters by both local authorities and the Welsh government.