Set Profile > Ropewalk Chambers > Nottingham, England

Ropewalk Chambers
Ropewalk Chambers
24 THE ROPEWALK
NOTTINGHAM
NG1 5EF
England

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Key areas of work for Ropewalk Chambers include professional negligence and Inheritance Act disputes, as well as a broad range of general commercial litigation matters.

Leading Juniors

Jonathan Owen - Ropewalk ChambersHis practice includes Chancery, professional negligence, and contractual disputes.
Ranked: Tier 2
Stephen Beresford - Ropewalk ChambersHe has experience of a wide range of commercial disputes.
Ranked: Tier 3

Costs

At Ropewalk ChambersAndrew Lyons and Andrew Hogan are the key names in costs litigation, taking instructions from solicitors as well as costing services. Issues such as qualified one-way costs shifting, success fees and after-the-event insurance are a particular area of expertise.

Leading Juniors

Andrew Hogan - Ropewalk ChambersA costs specialist.
Ranked: Tier 1
Andrew Lyons - Ropewalk ChambersVery technically-minded with a good analytical approach.
Ranked: Tier 1

Inquests and inquiries

Notable members of Ropewalk Chambers' inquest team include Richard Seabrook, who is particularly experienced in Article 2 inquests and Georgina Cursham, a member of the Attorney General's Regional Panel.

Leading Juniors

Georgina Cursham - Ropewalk ChambersResponsive, approachable and thorough.
Ranked: Tier 1
Richard Seabrook - Ropewalk ChambersParticularly experienced in care home death cases.
Ranked: Tier 1

Personal injury

Ropewalk Chambers is 'the premier personal injury set in the East Midlands', with a strong range of specialist counsel available for instruction. Industrial disease is a particular area of specialism, with several tenants acting on high-value mesothelioma claims.

Leading Silks

Jayne Adams QC - Ropewalk ChambersShe provides clear, insightful and incisive advice.
Ranked: Tier 1
Patrick Limb QC - Ropewalk ChambersSees the big picture and is great with clients.
Ranked: Tier 1

Leading Juniors

Georgina Cursham - Ropewalk ChambersApproachable, professional and knowledgeable.
Ranked: Tier 1
Kam Jaspal - Ropewalk ChambersGood on his feet.
Ranked: Tier 1
Jason Cox - Ropewalk ChambersHe has incredible attention to detail and turns instructions around quickly.
Ranked: Tier 2
Richard Gregory - Ropewalk ChambersGoes the extra mile for his clients.
Ranked: Tier 2
Andrew Lyons - Ropewalk ChambersVery technically-minded with a good analytical approach.
Ranked: Tier 2
Andrew McNamara - Ropewalk ChambersHis pleading and advice are excellent.
Ranked: Tier 2
Rochelle Rong - Ropewalk ChambersKnowledgeable and attentive.
Ranked: Tier 3
Toby Stewart - Ropewalk ChambersA personal injury specialist.
Ranked: Tier 3
Phillip Turton - Ropewalk ChambersHe has a sharp eye and a strong knowledge of asbestos claims.
Ranked: Tier 3

Property

At Ropewalk Chambers, the property team is instructed in a wide range of matters including possession claims, boundary and easement disputes as well as dilapidation claims. Tom Carter recently represented a claimant, as a junior alone, in a Court of Appeal case against National Rail concerning liability under the law of nuisance for encroachment by Japanese knotweed rhizomes.

Leading Juniors

Tom Carter - Ropewalk ChambersParticularly recommended for cases involving Japanese knotweed.
Ranked: Tier 1
Andrew McNamara - Ropewalk ChambersAn excellent advocate who has a very good manner with clients.
Ranked: Tier 2

Set overviews: England and Wales

Ropewalk Chambers has a strong track record for personal injury, clinical negligence, and industrial disease work across the East Midlands. In the clerks’ room, Tony Hill is the senior clerk and Alan Odiam his deputy. Offices in: Nottingham

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Key areas of work for Ropewalk Chambers include professional negligence and Inheritance Act disputes, as well as a broad range of general commercial litigation matters.

Leading Juniors

Jonathan Owen - Ropewalk ChambersHis practice includes Chancery, professional negligence, and contractual disputes.
Ranked: Tier 2
Stephen Beresford - Ropewalk ChambersHe has experience of a wide range of commercial disputes.
Ranked: Tier 3

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Costs

At Ropewalk ChambersAndrew Lyons and Andrew Hogan are the key names in costs litigation, taking instructions from solicitors as well as costing services. Issues such as qualified one-way costs shifting, success fees and after-the-event insurance are a particular area of expertise.

Leading Juniors

Andrew Hogan - Ropewalk ChambersA costs specialist.
Ranked: Tier 1
Andrew Lyons - Ropewalk ChambersVery technically-minded with a good analytical approach.
Ranked: Tier 1

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Inquests and inquiries

Notable members of Ropewalk Chambers' inquest team include Richard Seabrook, who is particularly experienced in Article 2 inquests and Georgina Cursham, a member of the Attorney General's Regional Panel.

Leading Juniors

Georgina Cursham - Ropewalk ChambersResponsive, approachable and thorough.
Ranked: Tier 1
Richard Seabrook - Ropewalk ChambersParticularly experienced in care home death cases.
Ranked: Tier 1

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Personal injury

Ropewalk Chambers is 'the premier personal injury set in the East Midlands', with a strong range of specialist counsel available for instruction. Industrial disease is a particular area of specialism, with several tenants acting on high-value mesothelioma claims.

Leading Silks

Jayne Adams QC - Ropewalk ChambersShe provides clear, insightful and incisive advice.
Ranked: Tier 1
Patrick Limb QC - Ropewalk ChambersSees the big picture and is great with clients.
Ranked: Tier 1

Leading Juniors

Georgina Cursham - Ropewalk ChambersApproachable, professional and knowledgeable.
Ranked: Tier 1
Kam Jaspal - Ropewalk ChambersGood on his feet.
Ranked: Tier 1
Jason Cox - Ropewalk ChambersHe has incredible attention to detail and turns instructions around quickly.
Ranked: Tier 2
Richard Gregory - Ropewalk ChambersGoes the extra mile for his clients.
Ranked: Tier 2
Andrew Lyons - Ropewalk ChambersVery technically-minded with a good analytical approach.
Ranked: Tier 2
Andrew McNamara - Ropewalk ChambersHis pleading and advice are excellent.
Ranked: Tier 2
Rochelle Rong - Ropewalk ChambersKnowledgeable and attentive.
Ranked: Tier 3
Toby Stewart - Ropewalk ChambersA personal injury specialist.
Ranked: Tier 3
Phillip Turton - Ropewalk ChambersHe has a sharp eye and a strong knowledge of asbestos claims.
Ranked: Tier 3

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Property

At Ropewalk Chambers, the property team is instructed in a wide range of matters including possession claims, boundary and easement disputes as well as dilapidation claims. Tom Carter recently represented a claimant, as a junior alone, in a Court of Appeal case against National Rail concerning liability under the law of nuisance for encroachment by Japanese knotweed rhizomes.

Leading Juniors

Tom Carter - Ropewalk ChambersParticularly recommended for cases involving Japanese knotweed.
Ranked: Tier 1
Andrew McNamara - Ropewalk ChambersAn excellent advocate who has a very good manner with clients.
Ranked: Tier 2

 

The set: A multi-disciplinary set with an established national reputation.

The set gives every single case the care and attention it deserves.

You will receive more than just advice and representation from it; you will secure consistently excellent oral and written advocacy, delivered with the highest levels of service and integrity.

Quality advocacy starts with thorough preparation. The set’s attention to detail produces the level of understanding that promotes sound judgements and advice of the highest calibre. This gives the added value that will improve the prospects of achieving the best possible outcome for you and your clients.

Communication is at the heart of the service you will receive. You will find Ropewalk Chambers’ barristers and clerks to be approachable and responsive. The set’s assistance is accessible when you need it; it is always available to discuss your case outside of formal instruction.

Integrity is about more than just honesty. For Ropewalk, integrity also means giving the unwavering direction necessary to give your case stability and cohesion. To do that, the set’s barristers make decisions, take responsibility for them and then stand by those decisions.

This is what you should expect of Ropewalk Chambers for every single case.

Types of work undertaken:

Abuse

Animals and Equine

Catastrophic Injury

Clinical Negligence

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Counter Fraud

Costs and Litigation Funding

Credit Hire

Criminal Regulatory

Data Protection and Information

Disease

Employment

Group Actions

Housing

Insolvency

Inquests

Insurance

Motor

Personal Injury

Planning and Environmental

Professional Discipline and Regulation

Property and Real Estate

Professional Negligence

Public Sector and Not for Profit

Sports

Wills, Probate and Inheritance

 

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior clerk Tony Hill
Members of Chambers LIMB QC, Patrick (1987) (QC 2006)
Head of Chambers ADAMS QC, Jayne (1982) (QC 2016)
Members of Chambers HOWLETT, James (1980)
Members of Chambers DIN, Soofi (1984)
Members of Chambers SEABROOK, Richard (1987)
Members of Chambers STEWART, Toby (1989)
Members of Chambers TURTON, Philip (1989)
Members of Chambers MITCHELL, Jonathan (1992)
Members of Chambers COX, Jason (1992)
Members of Chambers McNAMARA, Andrew (1992)
Members of Chambers DAVIES, Deborah (1993)
Members of Chambers GREGORY, Richard (1993)
Members of Chambers CARTWRIGHT, Ivan (1993)
Members of Chambers JACKSON, Myles (1995)
Members of Chambers HOGAN, Andrew (1996)
Members of Chambers DIGGLE, Mark (1996)
Members of Chambers SHAH, Shilpa (1998)
Members of Chambers HADDON, Clare (1999)
Members of Chambers LYONS, Andrew (2002)
Members of Chambers LOWE, Christopher (2001)
Members of Chambers JAMES, Edward (2002)
Members of Chambers BARHAM, Jonathan (2002)
Members of Chambers ALAM, Jan (2003)
Members of Chambers OWEN, Jonathan (2004)
Members of Chambers JASPAL, Kam (2005)
Members of Chambers RONG, Rochelle (2005)
Members of Chambers YOUNG, Rachel (2006)
Members of Chambers CURSHAM, Georgina (2007)
Members of Chambers ROBINSON, Nicholas (2007)
Members of Chambers WOOD, Daniel (2008)
Members of Chambers CAMPBELL, John (2008)
Members of Chambers DAVY, Philip (2009)
Members of Chambers WILLIAMS, Cassandra (2010)
Members of Chambers GODFREY, Philip (2010)
Members of Chambers McALOON, Gareth (2010)
Members of Chambers ARORA, Nikhil (2011)
Members of Chambers CARTER, Tom (2012)
Members of Chambers BRADY, Stuart (2012)
Members of Chambers McCRACKEN, Jack (2012)
Members of Chambers HOPKINSON, Sarah (2013)
Members of Chambers LONGSON, Kate (2013)
Members of Chambers HERBERT, Thomas (2014)
Members of Chambers POUNTNEY, Alexandra (2014)
Members of Chambers POWELL, Damian (2003)
Members of Chambers CRAWFORD, Georgina (2006)
Members of Chambers SHELTON, Samuel (2012)
Members of Chambers McFARLANE, Katie (2015)
Member of Chambers BROOKS, Kayleigh (2012)
Member of Chambers VERITY, Megan (2016)
Photo Name Position Profile
 Jayne Adams  photo Jayne Adams Jayne has extensive experience in personal injury, clinical negligence, disease and fraudulent…
 Jan Alam  photo Jan Alam Jan has a specialised civil practice. Her major core area is professional…
 Nikhil Arora  photo Nikhil Arora Nikhil completed his undergraduate degree in Law and French Law at The…
 Stephen Beresford  photo Stephen Beresford Stephen has wide experience of appearing in specialist and general high courts…
 Stuart Brady  photo Stuart Brady Stuart received a Benefactors’ Scholarship from Middle Temple for his Bar Professional…
 Simon Buss  photo Simon Buss Simon has a diverse practice but is most often instructed in personal…
 Tom Carter  photo Tom Carter Tom became a member of Chambers in October 2013 following successful completion…
 Ivan Cartwright  photo Ivan Cartwright Ivan was called to the Bar in 1993 and worked as an…
 Jason Cox  photo Jason Cox Jason specialises principally in high-value personal injury, clinical negligence, disease, counter fraud…
 Georgina Cursham  photo Georgina Cursham Georgina is registered with the Bar Council to undertake Public Access work,…
 Deborah Davies  photo Deborah Davies Having achieved a good grounding in all areas of general common law,…
 Philip Davy  photo Philip Davy Philip has a general civil law practice, with particular experience in personal…
 Mark Diggle  photo Mark Diggle Mark is a specialist in personal injury, commercial, property and chancery, counter…
 Soofi Din  photo Soofi Din Soofi began his practice in London after a pupillage in The Temple…
 Philip Godfrey  photo Philip Godfrey Philip studied Law at the University of Nottingham, where he graduated with…
 Richard Gregory  photo Richard Gregory In the event that claimants are not union-backed or insurance-funded, Richard regards…
 Clare Haddon  photo Clare Haddon Clare practises principally in personal injury-related claims, clnical negligence, counter fraud, professional…
 Douglas Herbert  photo Douglas Herbert Douglas specialises in personal injury and professional negligence (particularly clinical negligence) cases.…
 Andrew Hogan  photo Andrew Hogan Andrew has a strong academic background, having been awarded the grade of…
 James Howlett  photo James Howlett James read Law at the University of Bristol before being awarded a…
 Edward James  photo Edward James During his early years at the Bar in Chambers in London, Edward…
 Kam Jaspal  photo Kam Jaspal Kam regularly appears in the County and High Courts, and has also…
 Patrick Limb QC photo Patrick Limb QC Patrick specialises principally in disease, all aspects of personal injury, clinical negligence…
 Christopher Lowe  photo Christopher Lowe Chris’ practice spans all areas of Chambers’ work, with a particular focus…
 Andrew Lyons  photo Andrew Lyons Andrew specialises in cases involving personal injury (all areas, including clinical negligence…
 Graham Machin  photo Graham Machin Graham Machin’s specialist areas are planning, environmental law, local government, business and…
 Jack McCracken  photo Jack McCracken Jack studied the GDL and BPTC at Nottingham Law School. While there…
 Andrew McNamara  photo Andrew McNamara Andrew practices primarily in personal injury-related claims and housing matters. He acts…
 Jonathan Mitchell  photo Jonathan Mitchell Believing that variety is the spice of life, Jonathan has a broad-ranging…
 Jonathan Owen  photo Jonathan Owen Jonathan specialises in commercial, property and chancery, personal injury, disease, clinical negligence,…
 Andrew Prestwich  photo Andrew Prestwich Having had a busy and successful full-time career at the Bar, Andrew…
 Nicholas Robinson  photo Nicholas Robinson Nicholas has a broad common law practice. He has developed a reputation…
 Rochelle Rong  photo Rochelle Rong Rochelle has a successful civil law practice, with particular emphasis on commercial…
 Richard Seabrook  photo Richard Seabrook Richard specialises principally in personal injury, clinical negligence, disease, counter fraud, criminal…
 Shilpa Shah  photo Shilpa Shah Shilpa practises within civil work generally, with a particular specialism in cases…
 Toby Stewart  photo Toby Stewart Toby specialises principally in personal injury-related claims, including disease, clinical negligence, counter…
 Philip Turton  photo Philip Turton Philip has over 20 years’ experience of personal injury cases and specialises…
 Cassandra Williams  photo Cassandra Williams Cassandra has a successful civil law practice. She regularly appears in the…
 Daniel Wood  photo Daniel Wood Dan practises in all areas of civil law, and specialises in the…
 Rachel Young  photo Rachel Young Rachel has a general civil law practice, with particular interests in personal…