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Chambers of Richard Chapman QC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA
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Work Department

Criminal law.


Established criminal practitioner who both prosecutes and defends in all aspects of serious crime including murder, serious offences of violence, firearms offences, sexual offences including historic sexual abuse. As well as being an experienced criminal advocate other areas of practice include employment law and health and safety. Additional training and study have recently been undertaken in these fields in order to facilitate an expansion of these areas of interest.


Called 1992; Gray’s Inn.


Prior Park College, Bath; University of Manchester (LLB Hons); Inns of Court.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

Manchester-based 18 St John Street Chambers covers business and property, civil and personal injury, criminal law and family law. In recent appointment news, Michael Brady QC took silk; Jennifer Newstead-Taylor has been appointed a deputy district judge; and Christopher McNall  has been appointed to the Arbitration, Mediation and Expert panels of the Agricultural Law Association’s Dispute Resolution Service. Strengthening chambers, Paul Treble  has joined the crime team, while Victoria Roberts has joined the business and property department.