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. 

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Three members of Chambers included in the inaugural Pro Bono Recognition List of England & Wales

18th June, 2024

Chambers would like to congratulate Chris Kennedy KC, Brian McCluggage and Jennifer Ferrario who have all been included in the...

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Mock Employment Tribunal 13 June 2024 – Brabners LLP, Adaptable Recruitment and 9 St John Street Chambers

14th June, 2024

Ed Morgan KC, Lee Bronze and Martin Mensah were kindly invited to present a Mock Employment Tribunal at the majestic...

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9SJS taking part in this year's 10,000 Black Interns Scheme

10th June, 2024

Chambers are proud to once again be taking part in the 10,000 Black Interns Scheme and welcome our new Intern...

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Katie Walden

Defendant acquitted following a submission of no case to answer made by Katie Walden

7th June, 2024

The defendant faced two counts of possession with intent to supply class A substances. His co-defendant had entered guilty pleas...

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Martin Mensah

What does the Labour party plan for VAT on private school fees mean for pupils with special educational needs?

7th June, 2024

Martin Mensah, Head of 9SJS Special Educational Needs group shares his insights.

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Jennifer Ferrario

Vetting Clearance verses Police Misconduct Proceedings

6th June, 2024

Jennifer Ferrario has written a very interesting article which has been published in the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers...

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Julie-Anne Luck

To Costs Budget, or not to Costs Budget – that is the question

4th June, 2024

Julie-Anne Luck, instructed by Scott Insley from Clyde & Co, successfully applied for a costs management order in a personal...

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Edward Morgan KC

Modern Slavery, Victims of Trafficking and the NRM

4th June, 2024

The Claimant contended that the Defendant had acted unlawfully, irrationally and in breach of Art 4 ECHR Convention obligations, resulting...

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Winner of the Access Awards 2024: Nicki Shepherd

24th May, 2024

Chambers is delighted to announce the winner of the 9SJS Access Award 2024 is Nicki Shepherd. Nicki is currently a...

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