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Set overviews: England and Wales

42 Bedford Row offers a wide range of ‘experienced and personable’ counsel across the employment, family, housing, and personal injury disciplines. The ‘efficient’ clerks’ room is ‘client-focused and will always try and make a member available’ for instructing solicitors. Chambers director Vincent Denham is assisted by senior practice manager Steve Sheridan and practice managers Stuart Ritchie and Chris Collinson. In recent news, the set’s family team has been strengthened after Damian Woodward-Carlton took silk in 2019, and the addition of former McMillan Williams partner Caroline Landes, who joins chambers after being called to the Bar, along with Marcia Hyde from Coram Chambers, Alison Pryor from Church Court Chambers, and Shelly Glaister-Young. Other new additions include Krishma Patel joining the set’s civil team from Atlantic Chambers; Jason Braier, (formerly Field Court Chambers) and Tim Welch (ex-36 Bedford Row) add to the set’s growing employment group; Arfan Khan brings his specialist appellate practice in Chancery, commercial, and public law to the set. Meanwhile, Timothy Adkin has been appointed a full-time salaried employment judge; Edward Bennion-Pedley has joined Selborne Chambers; while practice manager Clare Sabido and Natasha Southgate have both joined Serjeants' Inn Chambers. Offices in: London

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Children law (including public and private law)
Children law (including public and private law) - Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

42 Bedford Row

With ‘many excellent and solid barristers42 Bedford Row is able to advise on the full range of private law issues as well as public law children matters. Areas of expertise for its members include advising on disputes over children’s schooling as well as LGBT+ co-parenting, fertility, and surrogacy issues. Damian Woodward-Carlton took silk in 2019.

Leading Silks

Tina Cook QC - 42 Bedford RowHas an extraordinarily forensic mind and is able to absorb a large volume of complex medical literature.

Ranked: tier 2
2018 Silks

Gemma Taylor QC - 42 Bedford RowHighly recommended for serious injury cases.

Ranked: tier 1
2019 Silks

Damian Woodward-Carlton QC - 42 Bedford RowIs extremely personable and able to relay his vast knowledge of the law and the legal process to lay clients.

Ranked: tier 1
Leading Juniors

Jonathan Bennett - 42 Bedford RowHas a calm, considered and diligent approach.

Ranked: tier 2

Katie Phillips - 42 Bedford RowMasters her cases in moments, is extremely conscientious, and has a wonderful rapport with clients and judges.

Ranked: tier 3

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Clinical negligence
Leading Juniors

Scott Matthewson - 42 Bedford RowHe has an excellent manner with clients and is incredibly tactically astute.

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Furniss - 42 Bedford RowHe gets fantastic results at joint settlement meetings and is superb on his feet at court.

Ranked: tier 3

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Employment
Leading Juniors

Iris Feber - 42 Bedford RowShe has an excellent breadth of legal knowledge which she applies in a practical and effective manner.

Ranked: tier 4

Jude Shepherd - 42 Bedford RowHer approach is very thorough, her cross-examination is always excellent, and her advice on tactics is always valuable.

Ranked: tier 4

Orlando Holloway - 42 Bedford RowVery easy to work with, excellent with clients and robust in the tribunal setting.

Ranked: tier 4

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Inquests and inquiries
Leading Juniors

Richard Furniss - 42 Bedford RowHe has a great manner with clients.

Ranked: tier 3

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud
Personal injury - Leading Juniors

Richard Furniss - 42 Bedford RowHe is excellent with clients and pragmatic in his advice.

Ranked: tier 1

Scott Matthewson - 42 Bedford RowFirst-rate counsel for high-value personal injury claims.

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Gregory - 42 Bedford RowExcellent communicator with sound practical advice.

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

42 Bedford Row offers a wide range of ‘experienced and personable’ counsel across the employment, family, housing, and personal injury disciplines. The ‘efficient’ clerks’ room is ‘client-focused and will always try and make a member available’ for instructing solicitors. Chambers director Vincent Denham is assisted by senior practice manager Steve Sheridan and practice managers Stuart Ritchie and Chris Collinson. In recent news, the set’s family team has been strengthened after Damian Woodward-Carlton took silk in 2019, and the addition of former McMillan Williams partner Caroline Landes, who joins chambers after being called to the Bar, along with Marcia Hyde from Coram Chambers, Alison Pryor from Church Court Chambers, and Shelly Glaister-Young. Other new additions include Krishma Patel joining the set’s civil team from Atlantic Chambers; Jason Braier, (formerly Field Court Chambers) and Tim Welch (ex-36 Bedford Row) add to the set’s growing employment group; Arfan Khan brings his specialist appellate practice in Chancery, commercial, and public law to the set. Meanwhile, Timothy Adkin has been appointed a full-time salaried employment judge; Edward Bennion-Pedley has joined Selborne Chambers; while practice manager Clare Sabido and Natasha Southgate have both joined Serjeants' Inn Chambers. Offices in: London

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Social housing
Leading Juniors

Naomi Hawkes - 42 Bedford RowHer advice is very well-received by clients.

Ranked: tier 3

Iris Ferber - 42 Bedford RowShe gets the point straightaway and moves directly to finding a solution.

Ranked: tier 4

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