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Chambers of Simon Bickler QC

FIFTH FLOOR, 23 PARK SQUARE SOUTH, LEEDS, LS1 2ND, ENGLAND
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Work 0113 245 5866
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Fax 0113 245 5807
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26410 LEEDS
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www.stpaulschambers.com

Regional Bar: North Eastern Circuit

Crime

St Paul's Chambers is home to both junior and senior criminal specialists, and the set is most notable for the strong fraud and business crime focus of many of its members, who are instructed for both the prosecution and defence in such cases. As a result, the set has good relationships with several prosecution bodies other than CPS, such as trading standards and the SFO. Bribery and corruption is another specialist area.

Leading Silks

John Harrison QC - St Paul's ChambersBribery and corruption cases are a particular specialty.

Ranked: tier 2

Sam Green QC - St Paul's ChambersRecent work includes murder cases and other serious violent crime.

Ranked: tier 2

Simon Bickler QC - St Paul's ChambersDown to earth and communicates well with clients.

Ranked: tier 2

Nigel Edwards QC - St Paul's ChambersCarrying his strong junior reputation for fraud over into his silk practice.

Ranked: tier 3
Leading Juniors

Cameron Brown - St Paul's ChambersRecommended for fraud and corporate crime.

Ranked: tier 1

Denise-Breen Lawton - St Paul's ChambersMainly instructed in fraud and other white-collar cases.

Ranked: tier 1

Helen Chapman - St Paul's ChambersQuickly gets to grip with central issues, even in complex cases with voluminous papers.

Ranked: tier 2

James Bourne-Arton - St Paul's ChambersA very smooth and polished advocate.

Ranked: tier 3

James Lake - St Paul's ChambersA rising star who is always tenacious in his approach.

Ranked: tier 3

Jonathan Sandiford - St Paul's ChambersFocuses his practice on prosecution, with a strong track record in trading standards prosecutions.

Ranked: tier 3

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Leading Sets
Leading Sets - ranked: tier 2

St Paul's Chambers

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Personal injury

St Paul's Chambers is predominantly instructed on behalf of claimants in personal injury cases, with a particular focus on complex, large-scale cases. Of note in 2018, Sophie Mitchell's work on the Mau Mau civil litigation came to an end, while Robert Smith secured a seven-figure settlement for a pedestrian claimant involved in a contested road accident.

Leading Juniors

Robert Smith - St Paul's ChambersA strong presence in high-value claims.

Ranked: tier 1

Sophie Mitchell - St Paul's ChambersAlways fights for her client.

Ranked: tier 1

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Public law

St Paul's Chambers is home to Hannah Lynch, who specialises in education law matters, particularly in relation to special educational needs. Lynch acts primarily for respondent local authorities in these matters, often defending against appeals of Education, Health and Care Plan decisions in the upper tribunal.

Leading Juniors

Hannah Lynch - St Paul's ChambersSpecialises in special educational needs cases.

Ranked: tier 1

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

St Paul's Chambers is home to Samuel Green QC, who specialises in health and safety cases and police misconduct proceedings, with a significant track record in both prosecution and defence. Green recently defended a police officer in a misconduct hearing in which it was alleged that during an inquest into the death of a former paratrooper members of the deceased's family were put under unauthorised surveillance.

Leading Silks

Sam Green QC - St Paul's ChambersHighly knowledgeable and academic

Ranked: tier 1

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