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Leading Juniors

David GardnerNo5 Barristers' ChambersHe has a calm and reassuring advocacy style that is well-liked by clients. His submissions are concise and straight to the point. He is affable and has a conciliatory approach to his cases, but is robust enough to hold his ground when required.
Nia Gowman - 30 Park Place ChambersNia is the epitome of a quality all round barrister: Nia has excellent drafting skills, excellent advocacy skills and the ability to take control of discussions and focus minds.
Rebecca Harrington - 30 Park Place ChambersRebecca is one of the most experienced barristers working in the Court of Protection in Wales. She is always well-prepared, and provides sensible advice with clarity.
Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place ChambersRhian is a very knowledgeable, experienced, and articulate advocate, she is able to explain matters comprehensibly and sensitively and is direct and assertive when needed to reinforce the legal points relied on in support of any application.

Rising Stars

Matthew Wyard3PB 'A junior with good client care skills, and his advice is well-considered, comprehensive and clear.'

Court of Protection and community care in Regional Bar

30 Park Place Chambers

30 Park Place Chambers continues to be a set that is renowned in South Wales for being able to offer a broad set of barristers’, and its Court of Protection practice is no different. Members of the court of protection and community care group act for local authorities, NHS bodies, family members, and protected parties. Praised for their ‘delicate’ approach, Nia Gowman‘s practice often involves capacity disputes, medical treatment and decisions about residence and care. Rebecca Harrington and Rhian Jones are regularly instructed in matters concerning the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act.



‘Chambers has a very strong presence in COP proceedings in Wales and the West.’

’30 Park Place is renowned in Wales for being able to offer a broad set of barristers and are respected by the relevant judges in the South Wales circuit.’

‘Chambers has strength in depth in this area.’


‘The clerks are excellent at 30 Park Place.’

‘The clerks are very responsive. Kayleigh Jefferies in particular is fantastic and delivers excellent client care.’

‘Approachable, courteous, and efficient across the board.’