Set Profile > Fenners Chambers > Cambridge, England

Chambers of Paul Hollow
Fenners Chambers
3 MADINGLEY ROAD
CAMBRIDGE
CB3 OEE
England

Employment Tier 2

Members of Fenners Chambers cover the full spectrum of employment law work, including discrimination, harassment and unfair dismissal cases, both in tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Liam Varnam acted for an East Anglian Air Ambulance doctor in a case with issues of employment status.

Leading Juniors

Shahin Ismail - Fenners ChambersShe provides calm and methodical advice.
Ranked: Tier 2
Mike Maggee - Fenners ChambersParticularly recommended for respondent work.
Ranked: Tier 2
Liam Varnam - Fenners ChambersMeticulous attention to detail, very thorough and very approachable.
Ranked: Tier 2

Family and children law Tier 3

Fenners Chambers houses financial claims and private law children matters expert Katharine Ferguson, Debra Gold, who is adept at dealing with child care cases, including international cases involving children from other European countries where issues of jurisdiction arise, and financial remedy specialist Katharine Bundell - names part of a package that makes it, according to one solicitor 'a great chambers with a real depth and breadth of expertise'.

Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

Katharine Ferguson - Fenners ChambersKatharine has a very thorough approach to all cases and is always incredibly well prepared.
Ranked: Tier 1
Debra Gold - Fenners ChambersHer preparation skills are meticulous and has a very pragmatic approach and is willing to give firm advice when necessary.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

Katharine Ferguson - Fenners ChambersKatharine has a very thorough approach to all cases and is always incredibly well prepared.
Ranked: Tier 1
Katharine Bundell - Fenners ChambersShe is able to recall precedent cases, even very obscure ones, off the top of her head, also statutes and references to the family procedure rules.
Ranked: Tier 3

Chancery, probate, and tax

Fenners Chambers is 'a strong local set of chambers with members willing to travel some distance when required' from its Cambridge base. Araba Taylor focuses on the family side of Chancery work, including co-ownership disputes and matters involving family businesses and capacity issues. Other solicitors describe her as a 'revered legal warrior, striking a balance between gravitas, grit, pragmatism and empathy'.

Leading Juniors

Araba Taylor - Fenners ChambersShe has a good rapport with clientsand provides clear, consistent and straightforward advice.
Ranked: Tier 1

Commercial litigation

Undertaking commercial work at all levels, Nicholas Saunders of Fenners Chambers has, among other things, a particular emphasis on shipping and aviation law.

Leading Juniors

Nicholas Saunders - Fenners ChambersHe is first-rate for aviation matters.
Ranked: Tier 1

Property and construction

At Fenners Chambers, a set which 'holds its own well against opposition from London chambers' with an 'impressive calibre of counsel', Liam Varnam is one of several names with broad practices in property, and is particularly adept at handling trusts of land cases, land law matters such as boundary disputes and easements, as well as commercial landlord-and-tenant disputes.

Leading Juniors

Liam Varnam - Fenners ChambersExtremely knowledgeable in property matters, with an ability to quickly grasp key facts and information from documents.
Ranked: Tier 1
Iain Blain - Fenners ChambersHe is a valued and trusted advisor, a great advocate, and his paperwork is also excellent.
Ranked: Tier 2
Elizabeth White - Fenners ChambersShe is very quick and particularly good on her feet and in round table meetings such as meditations.
Ranked: Tier 2

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Employment Tier 2

Members of Fenners Chambers cover the full spectrum of employment law work, including discrimination, harassment and unfair dismissal cases, both in tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Liam Varnam acted for an East Anglian Air Ambulance doctor in a case with issues of employment status.

Leading Juniors

Shahin Ismail - Fenners ChambersShe provides calm and methodical advice.
Ranked: Tier 2
Mike Maggee - Fenners ChambersParticularly recommended for respondent work.
Ranked: Tier 2
Liam Varnam - Fenners ChambersMeticulous attention to detail, very thorough and very approachable.
Ranked: Tier 2

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law Tier 3

Fenners Chambers houses financial claims and private law children matters expert Katharine Ferguson, Debra Gold, who is adept at dealing with child care cases, including international cases involving children from other European countries where issues of jurisdiction arise, and financial remedy specialist Katharine Bundell - names part of a package that makes it, according to one solicitor 'a great chambers with a real depth and breadth of expertise'.

Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

Katharine Ferguson - Fenners ChambersKatharine has a very thorough approach to all cases and is always incredibly well prepared.
Ranked: Tier 1
Debra Gold - Fenners ChambersHer preparation skills are meticulous and has a very pragmatic approach and is willing to give firm advice when necessary.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

Katharine Ferguson - Fenners ChambersKatharine has a very thorough approach to all cases and is always incredibly well prepared.
Ranked: Tier 1
Katharine Bundell - Fenners ChambersShe is able to recall precedent cases, even very obscure ones, off the top of her head, also statutes and references to the family procedure rules.
Ranked: Tier 3

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

Fenners Chambers is 'a strong local set of chambers with members willing to travel some distance when required' from its Cambridge base. Araba Taylor focuses on the family side of Chancery work, including co-ownership disputes and matters involving family businesses and capacity issues. Other solicitors describe her as a 'revered legal warrior, striking a balance between gravitas, grit, pragmatism and empathy'.

Leading Juniors

Araba Taylor - Fenners ChambersShe has a good rapport with clientsand provides clear, consistent and straightforward advice.
Ranked: Tier 1

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Commercial litigation

Undertaking commercial work at all levels, Nicholas Saunders of Fenners Chambers has, among other things, a particular emphasis on shipping and aviation law.

Leading Juniors

Nicholas Saunders - Fenners ChambersHe is first-rate for aviation matters.
Ranked: Tier 1

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Property and construction

At Fenners Chambers, a set which 'holds its own well against opposition from London chambers' with an 'impressive calibre of counsel', Liam Varnam is one of several names with broad practices in property, and is particularly adept at handling trusts of land cases, land law matters such as boundary disputes and easements, as well as commercial landlord-and-tenant disputes.

Leading Juniors

Liam Varnam - Fenners ChambersExtremely knowledgeable in property matters, with an ability to quickly grasp key facts and information from documents.
Ranked: Tier 1
Iain Blain - Fenners ChambersHe is a valued and trusted advisor, a great advocate, and his paperwork is also excellent.
Ranked: Tier 2
Elizabeth White - Fenners ChambersShe is very quick and particularly good on her feet and in round table meetings such as meditations.
Ranked: Tier 2
Photo Name Position Profile
 Caroline Allison  photo Caroline Allison Crime: general crime. Grade 3 prosecutor and on CPS Rape and Serious…
 Iain Bain  photo Iain Bain Commercial litigation: recent cases have included success at trial in a claim…
Ms Suhayla Bewley  photo Ms Suhayla Bewley Employment: Acts for both Claimants and Respondents in Tribunals and Employment Appeal…
Mr Tim Brown  photo Mr Tim Brown Leading the Criminal Team at Fenners Chambers, Tim Brown combines his aptitude…
Ms Savannah Bullen-Manson  photo Ms Savannah Bullen-Manson Family law: with a focus on public children care cases. She also…
 Katharine Bundell photo Katharine Bundell Katharine takes on heavyweight financial remedy work involving various company structures, trusts,…
Ms Eve Chowdhury  photo Ms Eve Chowdhury Family Law: accepts instructions on the full range of private law children…
 Carlo Coccaro  photo Carlo Coccaro Carlo joined Fenners Chambers in 2011 following the successful completion of his…
 Martin Collier  photo Martin Collier Property: freehold property; formal and informal trusts, including claims between cohabitants; boundaries…
Ms Laura Cooke  photo Ms Laura Cooke Laura joined Fenners in September 2012 having successfully completed her pupillage in…
Mr Davide Corbino  photo Mr Davide Corbino Davide joined Chambers in 2017 after working as in-house counsel for a…
 Nick Davies  photo Nick Davies Complex matrimonial finance cases: particularly cases that utilise his background as an…
Mr Jeff Deegan  photo Mr Jeff Deegan Jeff is an experienced lawyer specialising in family law and personal injury.…
Ms Jodie Drummond  photo Ms Jodie Drummond Family Law: private children applications, financial remedy proceedings, Court of Protection proceedings,…
Mr James Earle  photo Mr James Earle Jim has specialised in criminal, regulatory, personal injury and related matters. He…
 Katharine Ferguson  photo Katharine Ferguson Katharine Ferguson has specialised in family law for many years. She deals…
Ms Ellena Forman  photo Ms Ellena Forman Crime: Ellena regularly receives instructions to prosecute in the Magistrates’ Court; is…
Ms Sarah Giles  photo Ms Sarah Giles Sarah specialises in family law relating to children.Her specialisms in Family Law…
 Debra Gold photo Debra Gold A very experienced child care lawyer, who joined Fenners in 2008 having…
 Sally Gore  photo Sally Gore Family and matrimonial/public law with particular interest in judicial review proceedings relating…
 Andrew Gore  photo Andrew Gore Freehold property; commercial leaseholds; contentious trusts and probate; agricultural and rural law;…
Ms Clare Gould  photo Ms Clare Gould Clare joined Fenners in 2017 having successfully completed her pupillage in Chambers.…
 Penelope Grewcock  photo Penelope Grewcock Family law: acting for a parent of a child who sustained severe…
 Caroline Horton  photo Caroline Horton Family law specialist. Financial relief disputes and private law arrangements for children.
 Robin Howard  photo Robin Howard Commercial Law: Robin undertakes work in all aspects of business and property.…
 Meryl Hughes  photo Meryl Hughes A senior member of the Family Team, Meryl Hughes is a highly…
 Shahin Ismail  photo Shahin Ismail Specialist in public law, notably education, planning and employment. Regularly appears in…
Mr Anthony Kefford photo Mr Anthony Kefford Tony was educated at City of London School and Queen Mary College,…
Ms Polly Low  photo Ms Polly Low Polly is a very experienced child care specialist. She joined Fenners in…
 Mike Magee  photo Mike Magee Employment: restrictive covenants, discrimination, whistle-blowing, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissalPublic law: road transport,…
 Jonathan Masters  photo Jonathan Masters Crime: Prosecuting and defending in the Crown Court and the Magistrates’ Court;…
Mr Joe McKenna  photo Mr Joe McKenna Joe McKenna has a wealth of experience in criminal practice, personal injury…
 Daniel Messenger  photo Daniel Messenger Public family law – Daniel has developed a substantial care practice representing…
 Bruce Monnington  photo Bruce Monnington Real property, including residential and commercial landlord and tenant, easements, boundary disputes,…
Ms Diane Mundill  photo Ms Diane Mundill Specialising in criminal law, Diane joined Fenners Chambers in the summer of…
 Ian Newport  photo Ian Newport Care and adoption (care proceedings): all types of hearing in the Family…
 Daniel Owen  photo Daniel Owen Daniel Owen specialises in marine public law, ie the law that governs…
Mr Benjamin Phillips  photo Mr Benjamin Phillips Since joining Fenners Chambers in 2016, Benjamin has quickly developed a busy…
Ms Abigail Pilkington  photo Ms Abigail Pilkington Since joining Fenners Chambers in 2010, Abigail has developed a busy family…
 Clive Pithers  photo Clive Pithers Clive’s practice is concentrated on the following areas: Property: freehold property; residential…
Mr Michael Procter photo Mr Michael Procter A member of Fenners Chambers since 2002 Michael is a Grade 3…
Ms Emma Rance  photo Ms Emma Rance Emma has specialised in criminal law throughout her career. She has vast…
 Nicholas Saunders  photo Nicholas Saunders Shipping and aviation law, including: fatal accident and personal injury claims arising…
Ms Suzy Shackleford  photo Ms Suzy Shackleford Suzy Shackleford was called to the Bar in 1980 as a member…
 Guy Sims  photo Guy Sims Guy specialises in Commercial, Employment and Personal Injury law. Guy qualified as…
Mr Charles Snelling  photo Mr Charles Snelling Areas of practice:Property Law: matters including possession hearings, ASBO injunctions and other…
 Gemma Stokes  photo Gemma Stokes Gemma qualified as a solicitor in 2005, a duty solicitor in 2006…
 Araba Taylor  photo Araba Taylor Araba Taylor is a general Chancery practitioner. The focus of her practice…
Ms Alicia Theaker  photo Ms Alicia Theaker Alicia joined Fenners Chambers in September 2019, having successfully completed her pupillage…
Mr Liam Varnam  photo Mr Liam Varnam Liam offers comprehensive legal knowledge, practical advice, and robust advocacy.His areas of…
 Terence Vaughan  photo Terence Vaughan Areas of practice:Commercial & construction law: non-litigious and contentious work, particularly in…
Mr Joshua Walters  photo Mr Joshua Walters Areas of practice:Personal Injury: all areas of personal injury litigation including advising…
Ms Elizabeth White  photo Ms Elizabeth White Areas of practice:Property: landlord and tenant (private and social landlords), anti-social behaviour…
 Alasdair Wilson  photo Alasdair Wilson Alasdair specialises in property law. His practice covers:Freehold property: all aspects including…