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Chambers of Mike Magee
Fenners Chambers
3 MADINGLEY ROAD
CAMBRIDGE
CB3 OEE
England

South Eastern Circuit > Employment Tier 2

Members of Fenners Chambers are instructed by both claimants and respondents on complex employment cases, including discrimination claims, whistleblowing, restraint of trade, and unfair dismissal cases. Mike Magee regularly represents respondents in employment matters and is ‘very skilled at cross-examination’. Recently, Magee successfully represented an academy school in a five-day whistleblowing claim in relation to alleged whistle-blowing concerning the marking of exams.

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 1
Mike MageeFenners Chambers ‘Emotionally very intelligent – he quickly works out the psychology and drivers of the other side. Excellent tactically and technically with a good sense of humour.’
Ranked: Tier 2
Shahin Ismail  - Fenners Chambers  'Very compassionate and understanding, and great at building a rapport with clients and vulnerable clients in particular. Really supportive while quietly and calmly tenacious.'
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Clerking 

‘Paul Green is commercially astute and provide solutions when needed.’ 

‘All clerks are there to help and try their best to assist.’ 

Work highlights

    South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law Tier 2

    Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

    Katharine FergusonFenners Chambers ‘Katharine is good at detail and has an excellent desk-side manner putting clients at ease. She is a skilled barrister and is a highly respected member of the legal community both by her peers and the judiciary.’
    Ranked: Tier 1
    Ranked: Tier 2
    Ranked: Tier 2

    Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

    Katharine FergusonFenners Chambers ‘Katharine is a skilled advocate and a highly respected member of the legal community both by her peers and the judiciary.’
    Ranked: Tier 1
    Katharine BundellFenners Chambers ‘Katharine is superb with clients, opponents and Judges alike. She is very approachable, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of the law.’
    Ranked: Tier 3

    South Eastern Circuit > Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights)

    Leading Juniors

    Shahin Ismail  – Fenners Chambers ‘Shahin has good analytical skills and is able to quickly spot strengths and issues with any complex claim or defence.’
    Ranked: Tier 1

    South Eastern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

    Leading Juniors

    Ranked: Tier 1
    Araba TaylorFenners Chambers ‘Araba has a particularly keen eye for detail and the ability to quickly grasp the issues and the nuances that are relevant to the matter. She is excellent at delivering realistic and pragmatic advice.’
    Ranked: Tier 1

    South Eastern Circuit > Commercial litigation

    Leading Juniors

    Nicholas SaundersFenners Chambers ‘Nicholas is very experienced. He is very thorough in preparation and gives clients realistic advice.’
    Ranked: Tier 1

    South Eastern Circuit > Property and construction

    Leading Juniors

    Liam VarnamFenners Chambers  ‘Liam does very good written work. He has a good rapport with clients.’
    Ranked: Tier 1
    Iain Bain   –Fenners Chambers ‘Iain is very approachable and pragmatic. He gives clear advice and is good with clients.’ 
    Ranked: Tier 2
    Ranked: Tier 2

    Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Employment Tier 2

    Members of Fenners Chambers are instructed by both claimants and respondents on complex employment cases, including discrimination claims, whistleblowing, restraint of trade, and unfair dismissal cases. Mike Magee regularly represents respondents in employment matters and is ‘very skilled at cross-examination’. Recently, Magee successfully represented an academy school in a five-day whistleblowing claim in relation to alleged whistle-blowing concerning the marking of exams.

    Leading Juniors

    Ranked: Tier 1
    Mike MageeFenners Chambers ‘Emotionally very intelligent – he quickly works out the psychology and drivers of the other side. Excellent tactically and technically with a good sense of humour.’
    Ranked: Tier 2
    Shahin Ismail  - Fenners Chambers  'Very compassionate and understanding, and great at building a rapport with clients and vulnerable clients in particular. Really supportive while quietly and calmly tenacious.'
    Ranked: Tier 2

    Testimonials

    Clerking 

    ‘Paul Green is commercially astute and provide solutions when needed.’ 

    ‘All clerks are there to help and try their best to assist.’ 

    Work highlights

      Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law Tier 2

      Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

      Katharine FergusonFenners Chambers ‘Katharine is good at detail and has an excellent desk-side manner putting clients at ease. She is a skilled barrister and is a highly respected member of the legal community both by her peers and the judiciary.’
      Ranked: Tier 1
      Ranked: Tier 2
      Ranked: Tier 2

      Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

      Katharine FergusonFenners Chambers ‘Katharine is a skilled advocate and a highly respected member of the legal community both by her peers and the judiciary.’
      Ranked: Tier 1
      Katharine BundellFenners Chambers ‘Katharine is superb with clients, opponents and Judges alike. She is very approachable, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of the law.’
      Ranked: Tier 3

      Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights)

      Leading Juniors

      Shahin Ismail  – Fenners Chambers ‘Shahin has good analytical skills and is able to quickly spot strengths and issues with any complex claim or defence.’
      Ranked: Tier 1

      Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

      Leading Juniors

      Ranked: Tier 1
      Araba TaylorFenners Chambers ‘Araba has a particularly keen eye for detail and the ability to quickly grasp the issues and the nuances that are relevant to the matter. She is excellent at delivering realistic and pragmatic advice.’
      Ranked: Tier 1

      Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Commercial litigation

      Leading Juniors

      Nicholas SaundersFenners Chambers ‘Nicholas is very experienced. He is very thorough in preparation and gives clients realistic advice.’
      Ranked: Tier 1

      Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Property and construction

      Leading Juniors

      Liam VarnamFenners Chambers  ‘Liam does very good written work. He has a good rapport with clients.’
      Ranked: Tier 1
      Iain Bain   –Fenners Chambers ‘Iain is very approachable and pragmatic. He gives clear advice and is good with clients.’ 
      Ranked: Tier 2
      Ranked: Tier 2
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      Caroline Allison photoMs Caroline AllisonCrime: general crime. Grade 3 prosecutor and on CPS Rape and Serious…
      Iain Bain photoMr Iain BainCommercial litigation: recent cases have included success at trial in a claim…
      Suhayla Bewley photoMs Suhayla BewleyEmployment: Acts for both Claimants and Respondents in Tribunals and Employment Appeal…
      Tim Brown photoMr Tim BrownLeading the Criminal Team at Fenners Chambers, Tim Brown combines his aptitude…
      Savannah Bullen-Manson photoMs Savannah Bullen-MansonFamily law: with a focus on public children care cases. She also…
      Katharine Bundell photoMs Katharine BundellKatharine takes on heavyweight financial remedy work involving various company structures, trusts,…
      Eve Chowdhury photoMs Eve ChowdhuryFamily Law: accepts instructions on the full range of private law children…
      Carlo Coccaro photoMr Carlo CoccaroCarlo joined Fenners Chambers in 2011 following the successful completion of his…
      Martin Collier photoMr Martin CollierProperty: freehold property; formal and informal trusts, including claims between cohabitants; boundaries…
      Laura Cooke photoMs Laura CookeLaura joined Fenners in September 2012 having successfully completed her pupillage in…
      Davide Corbino photoMr Davide CorbinoDavide joined Chambers in 2017 after working as in-house counsel for a…
      Nick Davies photoMr Nick DaviesComplex matrimonial finance cases: particularly cases that utilise his background as an…
      Jeff Deegan photoMr Jeff DeeganJeff is an experienced lawyer specialising in family law and personal injury.…
      Jodie Drummond photoMs Jodie DrummondFamily Law: private children applications, financial remedy proceedings, Court of Protection proceedings,…
      James Earle photoMr James EarleJim has specialised in criminal, regulatory, personal injury and related matters. He…
      Katharine Ferguson photoMs Katharine FergusonKatharine Ferguson has specialised in family law for many years. She deals…
      Ellena Forman photoMs Ellena FormanCrime: Ellena regularly receives instructions to prosecute in the Magistrates’ Court; is…
      Sarah Giles photoMs Sarah GilesSarah specialises in family law relating to children.Her specialisms in Family Law…
      Debra Gold photoMs Debra GoldA very experienced child care lawyer, who joined Fenners in 2008 having…
      Andrew Gore photoMr Andrew GoreFreehold property; commercial leaseholds; contentious trusts and probate; agricultural and rural law;…
      Sally Gore photoMs Sally GoreFamily and matrimonial/public law with particular interest in judicial review proceedings relating…
      Clare Gould photoMs Clare GouldClare joined Fenners in 2017 having successfully completed her pupillage in Chambers.…
      Penelope Grewcock photoMs Penelope GrewcockFamily law: acting for a parent of a child who sustained severe…
      Caroline Horton photoMs Caroline HortonFamily law specialist. Financial relief disputes and private law arrangements for children.
      Robin Howard photoMr Robin HowardCommercial Law: Robin undertakes work in all aspects of business and property.…
      Meryl Hughes photoMs Meryl HughesA senior member of the Family Team, Meryl Hughes is a highly…
      Shahin Ismail photoMs Shahin IsmailSpecialist in public law, notably education, planning and employment. Regularly appears in…
      Anthony Kefford photoMr Anthony KeffordTony was educated at City of London School and Queen Mary College,…
      Polly Low photoMs Polly LowPolly is a very experienced child care specialist. She joined Fenners in…
      Mike Magee photoMr Mike MageeEmployment: restrictive covenants, discrimination, whistle-blowing, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissalPublic law: road transport,…
      Jonathan Masters photoMr Jonathan MastersCrime: Prosecuting and defending in the Crown Court and the Magistrates’ Court;…
      Joe McKenna photoMr Joe McKennaJoe McKenna has a wealth of experience in criminal practice, personal injury…
      Daniel Messenger photoMr Daniel MessengerPublic family law – Daniel has developed a substantial care practice representing…
      Bruce Monnington photoMr Bruce MonningtonReal property, including residential and commercial landlord and tenant, easements, boundary disputes,…
      Diane Mundill photoMs Diane MundillSpecialising in criminal law, Diane joined Fenners Chambers in the summer of…
      Ian Newport photoMr Ian NewportCare and adoption (care proceedings): all types of hearing in the Family…
      Daniel Owen photoMr Daniel OwenDaniel Owen specialises in marine public law, ie the law that governs…
      Benjamin Phillips photoMr Benjamin PhillipsSince joining Fenners Chambers in 2016, Benjamin has quickly developed a busy…
      Abigail Pilkington photoMs Abigail PilkingtonSince joining Fenners Chambers in 2010, Abigail has developed a busy family…
      Clive Pithers photoMr Clive PithersClive’s practice is concentrated on the following areas: Property: freehold property; residential…
      Michael Procter photoMr Michael ProcterA member of Fenners Chambers since 2002 Michael is a Grade 3…
      Emma Rance photoMs Emma RanceEmma has specialised in criminal law throughout her career. She has vast…
      Nicholas Saunders photoMr Nicholas SaundersShipping and aviation law, including: fatal accident and personal injury claims arising…
      Suzy Shackleford photoMs Suzy ShacklefordSuzy Shackleford was called to the Bar in 1980 as a member…
      Charles Snelling photoMr Charles SnellingAreas of practice:Property Law: matters including possession hearings, ASBO injunctions and other…
      Gemma Stokes photoMs Gemma StokesGemma qualified as a solicitor in 2005, a duty solicitor in 2006…
      Araba Taylor photoMs Araba TaylorAraba Taylor is a general Chancery practitioner. The focus of her practice…
      Alicia Theaker photoMs Alicia TheakerAlicia joined Fenners Chambers in September 2019, having successfully completed her pupillage…
      Liam Varnam photoMr Liam VarnamLiam offers comprehensive legal knowledge, practical advice, and robust advocacy.His areas of…
      Terence Vaughan photoMr Terence VaughanAreas of practice:Commercial & construction law: non-litigious and contentious work, particularly in…
      Joshua Walters photoMr Joshua WaltersAreas of practice:Personal Injury: all areas of personal injury litigation including advising…
      Elizabeth White photoMs Elizabeth WhiteAreas of practice:Property: landlord and tenant (private and social landlords), anti-social behaviour…
      Alasdair Wilson photoMr Alasdair WilsonAlasdair specialises in property law. His practice covers:Freehold property: all aspects including…