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3 Hardman Square

Doughty Street Chambers

Spinningfields, MANCHESTER, M3 3EB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 618 1066
Email:
Web:
www.doughtystreet.co.uk
Bristol, London, Manchester

Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Crime

Amos Waldman at Doughty Street Chambers specialises in defendant work, including serious drug-related crime. Additionally, Waldman has expertise representing professionals facing criminal prosecution, as well as appearing in the International Criminal Court, recently representing former child soldier Dominic Ongwen.

Leading Juniors

Amos Waldman - Doughty Street ChambersRecommended for drug conspiracy cases.

Ranked: tier 2

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Employment

Doughty Street Chambers northern offering is home to Paras Gorasia, who primarily focuses on respondent work including discrimination, whistleblowing, and union disputes, as well as Paul Draycott, who acts primarily for claimants and is particularly prominent in cases which overlap with issues covered by the European Convention On Human Rights.

Leading Juniors

Paras Gorasia - Doughty Street ChambersApproachable, knowledgeable, and excellent with clients.

Ranked: tier 2

Paul Draycott - Doughty Street ChambersQuickly grasps the key issues in a case.

Ranked: tier 2

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Immigration

Paul Draycott at Doughty Street Chambers has a strong asylum and immigration practice, with recent highlights including a successful judicial review against a Home Office decision to revoke indefinite leave, which was the third such case undertaken for the same claimant.

Leading Juniors

Paul Draycott - Doughty Street ChambersRecommended for judicial reviews.

Ranked: tier 2

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Property

Doughty Street ChambersJohn Hobson specialises in homelessness and housing proceedings, acting for tenants in  possession claims, disrepair claims, unlawful eviction, and rent arrears.

Leading Juniors

John Hobson - Doughty Street ChambersRecommended for social housing cases on behalf of the tenant.

Ranked: tier 2

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Public law

At Doughty Street ChambersPaul Draycott recently represented a claimant in challenging a court fee charged by Liverpool County Court during a low-value personal injury claim, which had been overcharged by almost 50% and which may affect large numbers of similar claims.

Leading Juniors

Paul Draycott - Doughty Street ChambersRepresents claimants in a wide range of judicial review proceedings.

Ranked: tier 2

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