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Chambers of Simon Bickler QC

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

Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜Very strong’ St Paul's Chambers is well known for its expertise in criminal law, with regulatory, personal injury and public law matters included in the barristers’ workloads. A key highlight for the set is its involvement in the ongoing Mau Mau Kenyan reparation claims. Senior clerk Jayne Drake provides β€˜a great service’. Offices in: Leeds

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜Very strong’ St Paul's Chambers is well known for its expertise in criminal law, with regulatory, personal injury and public law matters included in the barristers’ workloads. A key highlight for the set is its involvement in the ongoing Mau Mau Kenyan reparation claims. Senior clerk Jayne Drake provides β€˜a great service’. Offices in: Leeds

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Regional Bar : North Eastern Circuit

Crime

St Paul's Chambers’ areas of expertise include murder trials, serious sexual offences and terrorism matters, with fraud cases recognised as a cornerstone strength for the team. In a major highlight for the set, Bryan Cox QC remains active in the ongoing Mau Mau Kenyan reparation claims for alleged torture and human rights abuses.

Crime – Leading silks

Bryan Cox QC - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Noted for his expertise in homicide, fraud and drugs conspiracies matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

John Harrison QC - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Recent work includes complex fraud and murder cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Bickler QC - St Paul's Chambers β€˜A brilliant orator.’

Ranked: tier 1
Crime – Leading juniors

Denise Breen-Lawton - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Her practice includes white-collar crime and fraud cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Hal Watson - St Paul's Chambers β€˜His practice includes complex fraud cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Helen Chapman - St Paul's Chambers β€˜She quickly develops a rapport with clients.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jonathan Sandiford - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Noted for his expertise in prosecution work.’

Ranked: tier 1

James Lake - St Paul's Chambers β€˜He fights ferociously for his clients.’

Ranked: tier 1

James Bourne-Arton - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Very personable and an accomplished advocate.’

Ranked: tier 1

Nigel Edwards - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Well known for defending in complex fraud cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Family and children law

St Paul's Chambers is home to Simon Bickler QC, who has expertise in severe abuse cases, and Nicola Saxton, who is well known for her practice in high-value matrimonial finance disputes.

Family and children law – Leading silks

Simon Bickler QC - St Paul's Chambers β€˜A silk at the height of his powers.’

Ranked: tier 1
Family and children law – Leading juniors

Nicola Saxton - St Paul's Chambers β€˜She is more than capable of holding her own against silks.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading sets
North Eastern Circuit – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

St Paul's Chambers (Leeds)

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Personal injury and clinical negligence

The personal injury team at St Paul's Chambers has solid experience in medical negligence, industrial disease and catastrophic injury cases, to name a few. Sophie Mitchell is acting for claimants in the ongoing Mau Mau case involving allegations of torture and maltreatment of 20,000 Kenyans by the British government during the 1950s State of Emergency.

Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Robert Smith - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Excellent on his feet and with clients.’

Ranked: tier 1

Sophie Mitchell - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Highly experienced in personal injury matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Public law

St Paul's Chambers houses Hannah Lynch, who has niche expertise in appeals and judicial reviews relating to educational provision for young people with disabilities.

Public law – Leading juniors

Hannah Lynch - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Very experienced in handling cases involving special educational needs and disabilities.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

St Paul's Chambers’ regulatory team has solid experience in handling healthcare regulatory and disciplinary cases, alongside financial services and environmental regulatory matters.

Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading silks

John Harrison QC - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Very well known for his expertise in health and safety matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

Samuel Green QC - St Paul's Chambers β€˜Very experienced in representing healthcare professionals in disciplinary work.’

Ranked: tier 1
Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading juniors

Jeremy Barnett - St Paul's Chambers β€˜His practice includes trading standards and health and safety cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

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