Natasha Dzameh > Chambers of Matthew White > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Matthew White
St John's Chambers
101 VICTORIA STREET
BRISTOL
BS1 6PU
England

Work Department

Deputy Head of Commercial Team

Position

Natasha has been described in the legal directories as someone who has “a good way with clients” as well as being “an assertive and tenacious advocate”, “very responsive, extremely thorough, pragmatic and easy to work with as part of the team”, “approachable” and “extremely intelligent, with an eye for practical and innovative solutions”.  She won the Bristol Law Society’s “Barrister of the Year 2017” Award where the judges were said to be “struck by her apparent maturity with her work”. She was described as “an excellent lawyer and pleasant to deal with” and “one to watch”.

Natasha is frequently instructed as sole counsel in high value, multifaceted litigation and regularly appears against significantly more senior opponents. She has experience of acting as junior to senior counsel on particularly complex matters and working in teams of counsel on large scale, high value, document-heavy government disputes. Her clients range from individuals to major financial institutions and international companies including high street brands.

Her practice includes: Domestic & International Commercial Law (including banking and professional negligence); Construction & Engineering; Insolvency; Real Estate; and Wills & Trusts.

Career

Called 2010 (Middle Temple).
Accredited mediator.
Contributing author to LexisPSL as a Restructuring and Insolvency Expert.
Published in the Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal several times.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; PNBA

Education

  • LLM International Commercial Law (Distinction), University of Nottingham
  • BVC, BPP
  • LLB Law (Hons), University of Hull

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Natasha DzamehSt John’s ChambersNatasha digests the tricky elements of a case and plans out a robust, yet practical, strategy for resolving issues. She brings clarity and direction to a matter. Her advice is very astute.’

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Natasha DzamehSt John’s ChambersNatasha has forensic attention to detail and is very analytical. She provides clear-headed, focussed advice which is understandable to clients. A very efficient barrister.’

Led by James Pearce-Smith, the ‘very experienced‘ team at St John’s Chambers is regularly instructed by individuals and large companies in a wide range of contentious work. Contractual disputes are a core area of expertise for Leslie Blohm KC. Charlie Newington-Bridges is ‘very user-friendly and able to engage very positively with judges in court, helping to turn round difficult cases‘. Natasha Dzameh has ‘excellent understanding of the issues and laws‘, and has a solid track record in representing financial institutions and international companies in cases involving alleged breaches of contract and restraint of trade. Nicholas Pointon is now a senior lecturer at the University of Exeter, and Leslie Blohm KC, as was, was appointed a Senior Circuit Judge in October 2022.

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Property and construction

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Natasha DzamehSt John’s ChambersNatasha is very analytical. She goes the extra mile. Her advice and drafting are detailed and she is always keen for a challenge. Natasha is able to build a good rapport with clients with her grounded approach and ability to explain complex legal principles.’