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

9 St John Street

Geoff Whelan and Hayley Bennett successfully prosecute Burnley Drugs Gang

30th September, 2020

8 members of a Burnley Drugs gang have been jailed for a total of nearly 60 years following sentence at...

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David Calvert

Claimant driver found to be dishonest after lying about accident circumstances

22nd September, 2020

In Molyneaux v Fisher heard at Crewe County Court on 21st September 2020 a Claimant brought proceedings alleging that while...

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David Calvert

Claimant admits under cross examination lying to his medico-legal expert.

18th September, 2020

In Azad v Aviva, heard at Burnley County Court on 14th September 2020, the Claimant...

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Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark obtain significant ruling on issues of principle relating to irresponsible lending and excessive interest rates

1st September, 2020

Andrew Clark was instructed by Barings Solicitors on behalf of claimants in a series of multi-claimant proceedings brought against various...

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