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Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC

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COMPANY/FIRM: Wilkin Chapman LLP, Crime
TESTIMONIAL: “I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending 7BR.  The Criminal Clerks are a credit to chambers – their professionalism and efficiency just a starter!  I have always found them quick to respond, easy to work with and I am always left with the impression that nothing is too much trouble for them.  The ease and speed with which they communicate makes it a pleasure to instruct 7BR.”

CLIENT: Flint Bishop, Commercial/ Employment
TESTIMONIAL: “The clerks within the commercial team are always on hand when we need them. Their friendly and approachable nature mean they are a pleasure to work with. They are quick to respond accordingly to our instructions. The clerks will take the time to understand our needs (as well as those for the client) and work with us on each instruction to ensure the correct Barrister is chosen.

The entire employment team have a vast range of experience across all aspects of employment law, including pensions (Jeffrey Jupp being the master in his field). The barristers provide clear, coherent advice and always strive to achieve the best outcome.  We have always found them excellent value for money. We have no hesitation with instructing the employment law barristers 7BR.”

CLIENT: Hugh James, Clinical Negligence
TESTIMONIAL: “I can thoroughly recommend 7 Bedford Row for its efficient clerking and superb counsel at all levels. All there provide prompt responses and as a consequence we can achieve good results for our mutual clients. Their service is seamlessly efficient delivered with a professionalism and friendliness that is next to none.”

COMPANY/FIRM:  JMW Solicitors, Family
TESTIMONIAL: “The Family team here, and specifically Barbara Connolly QC, Anita Guha and Gina Allwood have long since been amongst my barristers of choice.  They have all the pre-requisites; excellent technical knowledge, detailed preparation and faultless presentation, but excel particularly at a collaborative approach to the preparation of a case meaning that at every turn you feel a team.  They are extremely accessible, which is of comfort and reassurance to both us as Instructing Solicitors, and also to clients, something of particular value in family work.  My experience has been that they will always, without fail, spare the time to discuss a point of issue when it arises.  They also exhibit an approachable and reassuring manner, which is sometimes elusive, and I have seen even the most anxious and concerned clients put at ease.

The attributes of co-operation and accessibility are mirrored in the excellent assistance provided by their clerk, Dean Farlam, who will always assist, whatever the difficulty and urgency and makes instructing a more straightforward and less stressful process that it can sometimes be.  Both counsel and their clerk are understanding of the difficulties and challenges solicitors face, especially in urgent work, and respond accordingly.  As such, the service provided by Barbara Connolly QC, Anita Guha, Gina Allwood and Dean has always, for me, been stand out and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.”

COMPANY/FIRM: Irwin Mitchell
TESTIMONIAL: “I would have no problem in recommending 7 Bedford Row Chambers. I have had a great deal of personal experience of their work, having instructed them for  the last eighteen years mainly in respect of motoring prosecution matters, some minor but a number of serious matters such as Death by Careless or Dangerous Driving.

In Chambers there is a good range of capable barristers who have achieved very good results. Whilst not wishing to single any one out, I feel that special thanks should go to Alex Young for his unstinting efforts in a recent of ‘Death by Careless Driving’.

The clerks are always helpful and approachable.’”

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