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Dere Street Barristers

Chambers of John Elvidge QC

14 TOFT GREEN, YORK, YO1 6JT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 335 1551
Fax:
Fax 01904 610056
DX:
65517 YORK 7
Email:
Web:
www.derestreet.co.uk

Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Counsel at Dere Street Barristers have recognised expertise in crime and employment law matters. Members are adept at handling serious sexual offences, fraud, murder and large-scale drugs conspiracies, while in the employment practice, discrimination cases have been on the increase, among other areas. Highlights for the set included multiple members acting for the prosecution in Operation Shelter, where over 20 defendants were charged with the sexual exploitation of vulnerable girls and women. Personal injury and clinical negligence, family and commercial law are included in chambers’ expertise. Senior clerk Kevin Beaumont leads the ‘approachable, helpful and dedicated’ team. Offices in: Newcastle, York

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Counsel at Dere Street Barristers have recognised expertise in crime and employment law matters. Members are adept at handling serious sexual offences, fraud, murder and large-scale drugs conspiracies, while in the employment practice, discrimination cases have been on the increase, among other areas. Highlights for the set included multiple members acting for the prosecution in Operation Shelter, where over 20 defendants were charged with the sexual exploitation of vulnerable girls and women. Personal injury and clinical negligence, family and commercial law are included in chambers’ expertise. Senior clerk Kevin Beaumont leads the ‘approachable, helpful and dedicated’ team. Offices in: Newcastle, York

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Regional Bar : North Eastern Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Dere Street Barristers is home to Stephen Fletcher, who has expertise in shareholders’ disputes, partnership matters, directors’ duties and insolvency cases, among other areas.

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Stephen Fletcher - Dere Street BarristersHe communicates extremely well with clients.

Ranked: tier 1

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Crime

Dere Street Barristers’ crime team are active in cases involving high-profile homicide, sexual offences and fraud cases. In 2017 multiple members of the set acted for the prosecution in Operation Shelter, where over 20 defendants were charged with the sexual exploitation of vulnerable girls and women.

Crime – Leading silks

John Elvidge QC - Dere Street BarristersA stalwart and very self-possessed silk.

Ranked: tier 1

Peter Makepeace QC - Dere Street BarristersHighly recommended for a broad range of complex criminal matters.

Ranked: tier 1
Crime – Leading juniors

Anne Richardson - Dere Street BarristersShe has exceptional interpersonal skills.

Ranked: tier 1

Anthony Davis - Dere Street BarristersNoted for his expertise in money laundering cases.

Ranked: tier 1

Daniel Cordey - Dere Street BarristersRecommended for cases involving serious sexual offences.

Ranked: tier 1

Julie Clemitson - Dere Street BarristersProsecutes and defends in cases involving serious injuries to children/child deaths.

Ranked: tier 1

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Employment

Dere Street Barristers reports an increase in disability discrimination claims, alongside handling unfair dismissal, TUPE, whistleblowing and restrictive covenants matters for claimants and respondents.

Employment – Leading juniors

Angharad Davies - Dere Street BarristersVery experienced in discrimination and unfair dismissal claims.

Ranked: tier 1

Edward Legard - Dere Street BarristersA calm and fluent advocate.

Ranked: tier 1

Samuel Healy - Dere Street BarristersHe provides pragmatic and frank advice.

Ranked: tier 1

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Family and children law

The team at Dere Street Barristers is well versed across the spectrum of family law, with a particular focus on children law cases involving abuse and care proceedings. Matrimonial finance and domestic violence are included in the group’s workload.

Family and children law – Leading juniors

Carly Henley - Dere Street BarristersHer practice includes cases of child abduction.

Ranked: tier 1

Crispin Oliver - Dere Street BarristersHe has a great bedside manner with clients.

Ranked: tier 1

Martin Todd - Dere Street BarristersHighly experienced in cases involving severe child abuse.

Ranked: tier 1

Pauline Moulder - Dere Street BarristersHighly experienced in cases involving complex medical evidence.

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading sets
North Eastern Circuit – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Dere Street Barristers (Newcastle, York)

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Personal injury and clinical negligence

Recent cases for Dere Street Barristers’ team includes public liability, catastrophic injuries and employers’ liability claims. Other areas of expertise include industrial disease and motor fraud matters.

Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Daniel Edwards - Dere Street BarristersHighly experienced in cases involving catastrophic injuries.

Ranked: tier 1

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