Welcome to 9 St John Street.

9 St John Street is a leading set of barristers based in Manchester. We are widely renowned for exceptionally high standards of advocacy, advisory and mediation services. The set currently compromises of 9 Queen's Counsel and 98 Juniors, we have depth and strength across all our specialist practice areas.

Whilst proud of our traditions in the North, we retain national focus and our barristers regularly appear in Courts and Tribunals across the UK including the Appellate Courts and the Supreme Court.

9 St John Street is proud to run its own charitable fund, Nine Lives, supporting the communities of Greater Manchester.

9 St John Street is committed to promoting equality and diversity at the Bar. Please click here to access our equality and diversity policy. 

Latest News

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Pupillage Vacancies

3rd December, 2020

Chambers is accepting applications for two pupillages to commence in September 2022 to our Crime and Business & Property...

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We are seeking applicants for the Family Team

24th November, 2020

The family team at 9 St John Street is highly ranked and regarded for all areas of family work in...

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Robert Lassey

Robert Lassey Succeeds at Rule 3(10) Hearing

18th November, 2020

Robert Lassey has been granted permission to appeal by the EAT at a Rule 3(10) Hearing on the question of...

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Matthew Curtis

Chambers are delighted to announce that Matthew Curtis has joined the Criminal Team from Linenhall Chambers

16th November, 2020

We are delighted that Matthew has joined the Criminal Team at 9 St John Street.

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Catherine Cundy

Catherine Cundy summarises the Supreme Court’s decision on the standard of proof for inquest conclusions of suicide and unlawful killing

16th November, 2020

The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the case of R (on the application of Maughan) v Her...

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Ben Morris

Ben Morris secures an award of exemplary damages and a finding of fundamental dishonesty in a holiday illness claim

11th November, 2020

Ben was instructed on behalf of the tour operator, Jet2 Holidays Ltd, in defence of two claims for holiday illness...

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