Set Profile > Chambers of Lucinda Davis > Chichester, England

Chambers of Lucinda Davis
Pallant Chambers
PO19 1TQ

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Members of Pallant Chambers are instructed in all aspects of Chancery and commercial work, with particular areas of specialism including contentious probate, professional negligence, contract disputes and Inheritance Act claims. Justin Perring handles some data protection work.

Leading Juniors

Richard Egleton - Pallant ChambersA strong Chancery practitioner.
Ranked: Tier 1
Marc Living - Pallant ChambersRecent work includes probate and inheritance disputes.
Ranked: Tier 1
Justin Perring - Pallant ChambersA rising star in commercial work.
Ranked: Tier 1
Adrian Salter - Pallant ChambersHis practice includes defending in solicitors' negligence claims as well as a contract litigation.
Ranked: Tier 1
Thomas Worthen - Pallant ChambersRecommended for both litigation and written advice in probate matters.
Ranked: Tier 1


Pallant Chambers is home to William Emerson and Peter Doughty, both of whom are particularly strong on discrimination cases, with Doughty also instructed on TUPE and whistleblowing cases.

Leading Juniors

Peter Doughty - Pallant ChambersA veteran of disability discrimination cases.
Ranked: Tier 2
William Emerson - Pallant ChambersParticularly recommended for discrimination claims.
Ranked: Tier 2

Family and children law

Pallant Chambers is home to a strong stable of junior family counsel, with members acting across the children (both public and private law) and financial spaces.

Leading Juniors

Eleanor Dewhurst - Pallant ChambersA thorough and warm-mannered counsel with an impressive ability to negotiate with litigants in person.
Ranked: Tier 2
Wendy Rowlinson - Pallant ChambersMeticulous and knowledgeable, she is a formidable advocate in finance cases.
Ranked: Tier 2
Sarah Earley - Pallant ChambersAn extremely able advocate who works collaboratively with solicitors.
Ranked: Tier 3
Colin Morgan - Pallant ChambersHe has an excellent ability to explain complex medical matters to lay clients.
Ranked: Tier 3
Lucinda Davis - Pallant ChambersRecommended for care cases.
Ranked: Tier 4
Rosein Magee - Pallant ChambersA strong family law generalist.
Ranked: Tier 4
Nadia Tawfik - Pallant ChambersArgues without fear or fluster, no matter the calibre of opponent.
Ranked: Tier 4


Members of Pallant Chambers are instructed in a wide range of property cases for commercial, local authority and private clients. Areas of work include landlord and tenant disputes, boundaries and easements, and mortgage disputes. Thomas Worthen is particularly recommended for cases overlapping with Chancery issues, such as trusts of land.

Leading Juniors

Kevin Pain - Pallant ChambersRecent work includes both commercial and real property landlord and tenant matters.
Ranked: Tier 1
Thomas Worthen - Pallant ChambersRecommended for proprietary estoppel, easements and possession claims
Ranked: Tier 1


Pallant Chambers is a dynamic and forward-looking provincial set with a London ethos. It is committed, straightforward and full of knowledge regarding its specialist areas. The members have a background and backbone in litigation and can demonstrate regular appearances in cases in which one would usually expect the London Bar to be utilised. Their clients range from large corporations (Southern Water, RAC) and local authorities (Hampshire CC, Portsmouth CC, Southampton CC, West Sussex CC, Chichester DC) to renowned regional solicitors (Verisona, Coffin Mew, Thomas Eggar, Edward Hayes) with acknowledgement in The Legal 500.

The set: Since its formation in 1975 Pallant Chambers has developed into a highly specialist civil and family set serving the south of England and taking many large and high-profile cases in its areas of expertise. A strong focus on private clients and local authorities does not detract from its continuing commitment to legally-aided clients. It continues to build an excellent reputation in Chancery disputes through its carefully chosen recruits.

From its Georgian building in the heart of Chichester, chambers offers a comfortable and convenient location for conferences, although tenants are happy to travel to the offices of solicitors and clients where appropriate. The clerking team has extensive experience of listing in both the local courts and in London, and will always give frank advice on the best barrister for any particular case.

Types of work undertaken: The set has an excellent reputation in family law and civil law, particularly specialising in the following areas:

Civil: chambers has specialists in most areas of civil litigation, covering Chancery, property, tax, insolvency, building, employment, personal injury and clinical negligence, company, planning and professional negligence.

Family: chambers has agreed bindings with a number of local authorities and deals with many major care and financial remedies cases, with the usual attendance on contact and injunction matters.


Department Name Email Telephone
Senior clerk Alister Williams
Members of Chambers DAVIS, Lucinda (1981)
Members of Chambers WEATHERILL QC, Bernard (1996)
Members of Chambers SALTER, Adrian (1973)
Members of Chambers BRILLIANT, Simon (1976)
Members of Chambers ROWLINSON, Wendy (1981)
Members of Chambers EGLETON, Richard (1981)
Members of Chambers HAVEN, Kevin (1982)
Members of Chambers COOK, Jeremy (1982)
Members of Chambers LIVING, Marc (1983)
Members of Chambers MORGAN, Dylan (1986)
Members of Chambers DOUGHTY, Peter (1988)
Members of Chambers MORGAN, Colin (1989)
Members of Chambers HABEL, Jessica (1991)
Members of Chambers WARD, Trevor (1991)
Members of Chambers EMERSON, William (1992)
Members of Chambers GESER, Anita (1992)
Members of Chambers MAGEE, Rosein (1994)
Members of Chambers PAIN, Kevin (1995)
Members of Chambers HOLROYD, Victoria (1997)
Members of Chambers EARLEY, Sarah (1998)
Members of Chambers VAN HECK, Dirk (2001)
Members of Chambers WARD, Kelly (2001)
Members of Chambers TURNILL, Evan (2003)
Members of Chambers KENISTON, Zosia (2004)
Members of Chambers ANSTEY, Eve (2005)
Members of Chambers THOMAS, Felicity (2005)
Members of Chambers WORTHEN, Thomas (2007)
Members of Chambers DEWHURST, Eleanor (2008)
Members of Chambers SEDGWICK, Amy (2008)
Members of Chambers HAMBLETON, Katrina (2015)
Members of Chambers TAWFIK, Nadia (2010)
Members of Chambers WILKINSON, Annabel (2012)
Members of Chambers MACDONALD, Katherine (2013)
Members of Chambers PERRING, Justin (2013)
Members of Chambers HOBBS, Hazel (2016)
Members of Chambers DI MAMBRO, David*
Members of Chambers MULLIS, Roger*
Members of Chambers MOYS, Clive* (1998)
Members of Chambers HOILE, Elinor*
Members of Chambers PEIRSON, Oliver*
Members of Chambers * Associate tenants
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