Welcome to 9 St John Street Manchester.

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 comprises of 9 King'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

Christopher Kennedy KC

Christopher Kennedy KC appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge

26th February, 2024

Chambers are delighted to announce our Head of Chambers Christopher Kennedy KC has been appointed as a Deputy High Court...

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David Calvert

Costs in the Employment Tribunal... a warning...

21st February, 2024

It's rare for the Tribunal to make a costs order against a Claimant and even rarer when that Claimant is...

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Louise Quigley

Louise Quigley successfully defends NHS Trust in Menopause discrimination claim

12th February, 2024

Louise successfully represented a NHS Trust in defeating a complex menopause sex and disability discrimination claim.

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Natasha Otero

Ministry of Justice Proposal to Re-introduce Fees in the Employment Tribunal

9th February, 2024

Last week, the government published a consultation paper on the prospect of re-introducing fees in both the Employment Tribunal ('ET')...

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Edward Cousins

Exchange of Land

8th February, 2024

Edward Cousins of 9SJS Business and Property team discusses the enactment of the Commons Act 2006 and the introduction of...

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Leanne Jones

Chambers welcomes Leanne Jones back

5th February, 2024

9 St John Street Chambers welcomes back Leanne Jones today from maternity leave.

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Edward Cousins

9 St John Street Business and Property team welcomes Edward Cousins

15th January, 2024

We are delighted to welcome Edward Cousins to our Business and Property Group. Edward is a well-known and distinguished property...

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The Supreme Court hands down the ‘Paul’ case: Clinical Negligence secondary victims

12th January, 2024

Amy Rollings and Beth Caunce review this Supreme Court decision on claims brought by a close relative (a "secondary victim")...

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Amy Smith

9SJS Pupils: What are we looking for in our six pupils?

10th January, 2024

Head of Pupillage and Tenancy, Amy Smith, talks through the key skills and qualities we are looking for in our...

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