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Leading Juniors

Lucy King – Civitas Law ‘She is a really effective communicator. She moderates her language to the client’s needs, and her advocacy has proved very effective.’ 
Owain Rhys James – Civitas Law 'He is an effective communicator, both in English and Welsh, which is very helpful. The feedback from clients is positive, in that he instills confidence in them and obtains the results hoped for.'

Rising Stars

Dominic Evans – Civitas Law 'His ability is way beyond his years of experience. He is a confident and gifted young advocate who is always thoroughly prepared.'

Social housing in Regional Bar

Civitas Law

Civitas Law’s social housing group has considerable combined experience and ‘has been very proactive’ in relation to changes in Wales brought about by the Renting Homes Act, with Owain Rhys James and Lucy King in particular advising and training social landlords in preparation for these changes. King also regularly represents tenants, local authorities, and social landlords in cases involving anti-social behaviour, health issues, and homelessness. Dominic Evans frequently acts for social landlords in the South Wales area in contested social housing litigation and is especially well regarded for his housing disrepair expertise.


‘The clerks in Civitas are a delight to work with. Always friendly, understanding and hard working. Particular praise for Jonathan Mytton, who is a standout amongst the clerks.’

‘It is always a pleasure to instruct Civitas – a great set with friendly and helpful clerks.’ 

‘The members of Counsel at Civitas are my first port of call and display a skill and professional which is second to none. Their ability to work with instructing solicitors, to strengthen a case and impart experience is invaluable.’

‘This chambers have some very talented barristers that are always willing and available to assist. They offer a broad range of training and advice and are always accommodating.’

‘Cannot fault the clerks – a joy to call.’