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

We are seeking applicants for a Fees Clerk

13th April, 2021

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

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Jaime Hamilton QC

Jaime Hamilton QC and Phil Barnes secure conviction in EncroChat drug shooting

23rd March, 2021

Three men have been convicted of conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent and possessing a firearm with intent...

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Matthew Curtis

Matthew Curtis led by David Elias QC secures an attempted murder conviction

22nd March, 2021

On the 18th March 2021, at the Crown Court in Chester, a teenage drug dealer from Manchester was found guilty...

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Tom Gilbart

Tom Gilbart has successfully defended a police officer in Police Misconduct Proceedings

19th March, 2021

Having cross-examined the witnesses called by the police authority, Tom made a successful submission of no case which resulted in...

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Emma Greenhalgh

Emma Greenhalgh and Kate Pye-Jones provide Family & Mental Health Public Law update

17th March, 2021

The Manchester Civil Justice Centre Family Division have placed their thanks to 9 St John Street's Emma Greenhalgh and Kate...

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Matthew Snarr

Matthew Snarr considers the law of sentencing for civil contempt in personal injury cases

16th March, 2021

Matthew Snarr considers the practice and procedure for sentencing in civil contempt cases arising out of personal injury litigation.

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