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

Louise Quigley

Louise Quigley successfully resists appeal from the ET findings of a full Polkey and contributory fault deduction

26th January, 2022

The Claimant appealed a 100% Polkey and contributory fault finding. The Tribunal had accepted that there had been failings in...

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Simon Blakebrough

Simon Blakebrough appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates Court)

20th January, 2022

Nine St John Street Chambers offers its congratulations to Simon Blakebrough for being appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates...

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Jaime Hamilton QC

Jaime Hamilton QC and Matthew Curtis prosecute four men for the murder of a teenager

17th January, 2022

Four men have been jailed for life for the murder of 17-year-old Josiah Norman, killed in a knife attack in...

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9 St John Street

We are seeking applicants for a Fees Clerk

12th January, 2022

A vacancy has arisen for a Fees Clerk to join the team on a full-time basis.

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Louise Quigley

Louise Quigley appears in ET addressing whether a fear of catching COVID19 is a protected belief under the Equality Act 2010

6th January, 2022

Representing the Respondent, Louise successfully persuaded the Employment Tribunal that the Claimant's fear, albeit genuine, did not meet the criteria...

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Catherine Cundy

Catherine Cundy prosecutes Doctor who is struck off for wrongly treating cancer patients on ultrasound machine he co-owned

16th December, 2021

Doctor Paul Miller is struck off for wrongly treating cancer patients on ultrasound machine he co-owned without telling them he...

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