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The Chambers of Richard Booth QC

119 CHURCH STREET, BRIGHTON, BN1 1UD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01273 625625
Fax:
Fax 01273 698888
DX:
36670 BRIGHTON-2
Email:
Web:
www.1cor.com
Brighton, London

Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

A β€˜first-choice’ chambers – β€˜especially in a crisis’ – 1 Crown Office Row has β€˜little competition when it comes to the strength of its set’. Offering β€˜impressive counsel at all levels of seniority’, the set’s members produce β€˜excellent quality work that is thorough and on time’. It remains a β€˜go-to for clinical negligence’ and continues to gain plaudits for its regulatory and public law and work. Offering a β€˜huge array of talent’, solicitors β€˜always know that if you call up looking for counsel, you are likely to be offered someone perfect for the job’, or as one firm put it, chambers is β€˜so good you take them for granted’. Under the β€˜inimitable guidance’ of β€˜first-rate’ senior clerk Matthew Phipps in London, the β€˜approachable, cooperative and dependable’ clerks’ room understands how β€˜even the smallest requests mean something’ as it β€˜goes out of its way to make you feel welcome and valued’; the clerking team is β€˜definitely the benchmark for other sets’. First juniors John Mclaren and Andrew Tull come highly recommended and β€˜get you what you want without breaking a sweat’. Having risen through the ranks, third junior Chloe Turvill β€˜stands out’ as β€˜a very safe pair of hands’ and β€˜a highly reliable, astute clerk’. The set also benefits from its Brighton annex where its members have expertise across a broad spectrum of specialisms, including commercial, banking and Chancery, as well as crime, employment and family matters. David Bingham is the senior clerk in Birmingham and Andrew Meyler is chambers director. Offices in: London, Brighton.

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

A β€˜first-choice’ chambers – β€˜especially in a crisis’ – 1 Crown Office Row has β€˜little competition when it comes to the strength of its set’. Offering β€˜impressive counsel at all levels of seniority’, the set’s members produce β€˜excellent quality work that is thorough and on time’. It remains a β€˜go-to for clinical negligence’ and continues to gain plaudits for its regulatory and public law and work. Offering a β€˜huge array of talent’, solicitors β€˜always know that if you call up looking for counsel, you are likely to be offered someone perfect for the job’, or as one firm put it, chambers is β€˜so good you take them for granted’. Under the β€˜inimitable guidance’ of β€˜first-rate’ senior clerk Matthew Phipps in London, the β€˜approachable, cooperative and dependable’ clerks’ room understands how β€˜even the smallest requests mean something’ as it β€˜goes out of its way to make you feel welcome and valued’; the clerking team is β€˜definitely the benchmark for other sets’. First juniors John Mclaren and Andrew Tull come highly recommended and β€˜get you what you want without breaking a sweat’. Having risen through the ranks, third junior Chloe Turvill β€˜stands out’ as β€˜a very safe pair of hands’ and β€˜a highly reliable, astute clerk’. The set also benefits from its Brighton annex where its members have expertise across a broad spectrum of specialisms, including commercial, banking and Chancery, as well as crime, employment and family matters. David Bingham is the senior clerk in Birmingham and Andrew Meyler is chambers director. Offices in: London, Brighton.

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Regional Bar : South Eastern Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton’s commercial team has solid experience in commercial contractual, misrepresentation and partnership disputes. Stuart Wright has particular strength in professional negligence claims.

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Paul Ashwell - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜He tailors his advice to the needs of the client.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Sinnatt - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜He has an instinctive strategic approach.’

Ranked: tier 1

Stuart Wright - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜An impressive advocate.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Crime

Practitioners at 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton marked an uptick in historic sexual abuse cases, alongside instructions in high-profile murder and drugs conspiracies matters. Francesca Lewington left the set in 2017.

Crime – Leading juniors

Daniel Frier - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜Intelligent, diligent and measured.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rebecca Upton - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜She is a conscientious advocate.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rowan Jenkins - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜Recent work includes historic sexual abuse trials.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Employment

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton houses Lauren Godfrey, who acts for claimants and respondents in TUPE, unfair dismissal, discrimination and trade union claims.

Employment – Leading juniors

Lauren Godfrey - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜A razor-sharp cross-examiner.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Family and children law

At 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton, practitioners report an uptick in financial remedy cases; children law cases are another core area of instruction. Amanda Minto joined from Guildford Chambers in April 2018.

Family and children law – Leading juniors

Amanda Minto - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜An excellent advocate on her feet.’

Ranked: tier 1

Anita Mehta - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜An indomitable advocate.’

Ranked: tier 1

Eleanor Battie - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜Perspicacious and tenacious.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jane Peckham - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜Very calm yet robust; clients and judges love her.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading sets
South Eastern Circuit – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton (Brighton)

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Property

Recent work for 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton includes trusts and probate-related cases, landlord and tenant disputes and adverse possession claims.

Property – Leading juniors

Paul Ashwell - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜Very experienced in real estate cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Sinnatt - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton β€˜He easily strikes up rapport with clients.’

Ranked: tier 1

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