Park Row House, 19-20 Park Row > Leeds, England > Set Profile

St Pauls Chambers
Park Row House, 19-20 Park Row
LEEDS
LS1 5JF
England

North Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud) Tier 2

St Paul’s Chambers ‘provides strength in depth regarding criminal law‘ and houses a team comprising ‘counsel of the highest calibre‘. In recent cases of note, John Harrison KC prosecuted a woman who was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of her disabled daughter from neglect in 2019. The ‘diligent and no-nonsenseDenise Breen-Lawton has extensive expertise in high-value fraud, murder and serious sexual offences cases. Helen Chapman and James Bourne-Arton are both sought after for their experience in handling complex fraud and financial crime cases.

Leading Silks

Ranked: Tier 2
John Harrison KC - St Paul's ChambersJohn is a silk who commands respect. It is extremely easy for lay clients to like him.’
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Denise Breen-Lawton - St Paul's ChambersDenise is tenacious, fearless, meticulous in her preparation and has the brief at her fingertips. She is courteous and calm, even under extreme pressure. ’
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Helen Chapman - St Paul's Chambers 'Helen is a highly capable and eloquent advocate. She is persuasive and engaging with courts and juries. She consistently provides a top drawer performance.'
Ranked: Tier 2
James Bourne-Arton - St Paul's ChambersA junior who is charismatic and persuasive in court. He has a meticulous eye. ’
Ranked: Tier 3
Angus MacDonald - St Paul's ChambersAngus has an astute mind and a warm, engaging advocacy style that puts juries at ease. He is tenacious and determined.'
Ranked: Tier 3
Nick Worsley - St Paul's Chambers 'He is brilliant with clients and has an assured presence in court.'
Ranked: Tier 4

Testimonials

Set

An excellent and professional set with considerable depth of talent.’

A well-respected set.’

A great set.’

Good depth of barristers.’

Top counsel.’

Clerking

Jayne Drake is extremely approachable, knowledgeable and will help with any case. Kelly Staniforth is very efficient.’

North Eastern Circuit > Business and regulatory crime (including health and safety)

Leading Silks

Ranked: Tier 2
John Harrison KCSt Paul’s ChambersA highly accomplished silk in the field of financial services. John is a first-class advocate and has a clarity of thought and expression that cuts through a lot of irrelevant material.’
Ranked: Tier 2

North Eastern Circuit > Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights)

Leading Juniors

Hannah Lynch - St Paul's Chambers 'An extremely approachable junior who communicates well with clients.'
Ranked: Tier 1

North Eastern Circuit > IT, telecoms and data protection

North Eastern Circuit > Media, entertainment and defamation

North Eastern Circuit > Education

North Eastern Circuit > Personal injury

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 2
Robert Smith - St Paul's Chambers 'A highly effective advocate and negotiator in cases involving high-value, complex personal injury claims. He is very assured and informative.'
Ranked: Tier 2
Charlie Greenwood - St Paul's Chambers 'Charlie is an impressive and persuasive advocate who fights hard for the client.'
Ranked: Tier 3

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud) Tier 2

St Paul’s Chambers ‘provides strength in depth regarding criminal law‘ and houses a team comprising ‘counsel of the highest calibre‘. In recent cases of note, John Harrison KC prosecuted a woman who was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of her disabled daughter from neglect in 2019. The ‘diligent and no-nonsenseDenise Breen-Lawton has extensive expertise in high-value fraud, murder and serious sexual offences cases. Helen Chapman and James Bourne-Arton are both sought after for their experience in handling complex fraud and financial crime cases.

Leading Silks

Ranked: Tier 2
John Harrison KC - St Paul's ChambersJohn is a silk who commands respect. It is extremely easy for lay clients to like him.’
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Denise Breen-Lawton - St Paul's ChambersDenise is tenacious, fearless, meticulous in her preparation and has the brief at her fingertips. She is courteous and calm, even under extreme pressure. ’
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Helen Chapman - St Paul's Chambers 'Helen is a highly capable and eloquent advocate. She is persuasive and engaging with courts and juries. She consistently provides a top drawer performance.'
Ranked: Tier 2
James Bourne-Arton - St Paul's ChambersA junior who is charismatic and persuasive in court. He has a meticulous eye. ’
Ranked: Tier 3
Angus MacDonald - St Paul's ChambersAngus has an astute mind and a warm, engaging advocacy style that puts juries at ease. He is tenacious and determined.'
Ranked: Tier 3
Nick Worsley - St Paul's Chambers 'He is brilliant with clients and has an assured presence in court.'
Ranked: Tier 4

Testimonials

Set

An excellent and professional set with considerable depth of talent.’

A well-respected set.’

A great set.’

Good depth of barristers.’

Top counsel.’

Clerking

Jayne Drake is extremely approachable, knowledgeable and will help with any case. Kelly Staniforth is very efficient.’

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Business and regulatory crime (including health and safety)

Leading Silks

Ranked: Tier 2
John Harrison KCSt Paul’s ChambersA highly accomplished silk in the field of financial services. John is a first-class advocate and has a clarity of thought and expression that cuts through a lot of irrelevant material.’
Ranked: Tier 2

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights)

Leading Juniors

Hannah Lynch - St Paul's Chambers 'An extremely approachable junior who communicates well with clients.'
Ranked: Tier 1

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > IT, telecoms and data protection

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Media, entertainment and defamation

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Education

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Personal injury

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 2
Robert Smith - St Paul's Chambers 'A highly effective advocate and negotiator in cases involving high-value, complex personal injury claims. He is very assured and informative.'
Ranked: Tier 2
Charlie Greenwood - St Paul's Chambers 'Charlie is an impressive and persuasive advocate who fights hard for the client.'
Ranked: Tier 3