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Chambers of Richard Chapman QC

18-20 ST JOHN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4EA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 278 1800
Fax:
Fax 0161 278 8220
DX:
728854 MANCHESTER 4
Email:
Web:
www.18sjs.com

Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Clinical negligence

18 St John Street Chambers is home to Christopher Limb and Gemma McGungle, both of whom specialise in claimant clinical negligence work. Among other work, Limb represented the claimant in Welsh v Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, a sepsis case.

Leading Juniors

Christopher Limb - 18 St John Street ChambersA safe pair of hands who never misses a relevant detail.

Ranked: tier 1

Gemma McGungle - 18 St John Street ChambersA very strong, detail-oriented advocate.

Ranked: tier 2

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Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

18 St John Street Chambers is home to a broad range of commercial and Chancery practitioners and is instructed on a correspondingly wide range of cases. Notable specialist areas include director disqualifications and insolvency. One recent case is Direct Accident Management v Greentree Legal and Legend Legal, in which David Hoffman defended two solicitor's firms against a confidential information claim brought by a claims management company.

Leading Silks

Richard Chapman QC - 18 St John Street ChambersExperienced in a wide range of commercial matters.

Ranked: tier 2
Leading Juniors

Christopher McNall - 18 St John Street ChambersHis attention to detail and agricultural knowledge are first-class.

Ranked: tier 1

Jennifer Newstead Taylor - 18 St John Street ChambersTackles unusual cases with ease.

Ranked: tier 1

David Hoffman - 18 St John Street ChambersVery clever and innovative.

Ranked: tier 2

Wayne Goldstein - 18 St John Street ChambersParticularly strong on trusts and Inheritance Act matters.

Ranked: tier 3

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Family and children law

18 St John Street Chambers, praised by clients for its 'friendly, professional, and reliable' approach, fields a large team of specialist family practitioners, with a particular focus on care proceedings, though members do also practice in financial remedy and private children law cases. Financial remedy specialist Stephen Murray recently acted for the wife in an enforcement proceeding stemming from a previous financial order, which the husband sought to avoid by transferring English property assets to a Bahamian trust.

Leading Juniors

Stephen Murray - 18 St John Street ChambersA formidable advocate who will fight a client’s case robustly and without taking a backward step.

Ranked: tier 1

Yvonne Healing - 18 St John Street ChambersShe instils confidence in clients.

Ranked: tier 1

Kate Bramall - 18 St John Street ChambersHer patience and compassion makes her invaluable with vulnerable clients.

Ranked: tier 2

Fiona Holloran - 18 St John Street ChambersComplex cases involving parental alienation and abuse are her forte.

Ranked: tier 3

Kate Donohue - 18 St John Street ChambersA strong advocate who inspires confidence.

Ranked: tier 3

Leonie Caplan - 18 St John Street ChambersEfficient, calm and focused.

Ranked: tier 3

Rehana Begum - 18 St John Street ChambersA committed advocate with sound knowledge of the law.

Ranked: tier 3

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Leading Sets
Leading Sets - ranked: tier 3

18 St John Street Chambers

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Personal injury

The 'well-established' 18 St John Street Chambers is home to a 'very broad' range of specialist practitioners, who are instructed on behalf of both claimants and defendants. Particular areas of expertise for the set include employer's liability, road traffic accidents and occupier's liability.

Leading Juniors

Elahe Youshani - 18 St John Street ChambersHighly skilled when questioning experts.

Ranked: tier 1

Kane Simons - 18 St John Street ChambersParticularly experienced in accidents involving cyclists and motorcyclists.

Ranked: tier 2

Mark Laprell - 18 St John Street ChambersGreat at cross-examination.

Ranked: tier 3

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