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Welcome to Nine St John Street Barristers Chambers

9 St John Street Chambers is a leading set of barristers based in Manchester.

Proud of our traditions in the north, we have a national focus. Our Chambers in Manchester are renowned for high standards of advocacy and advice.

With 9 silks and 88 juniors in our barristers chambers in Manchester, we provide counsel of all levels of call and experience so that clients have the right barrister for the case. We have a modern and client-focused approach to practice.

Latest News...

Hearsay and the Criminal Procedure Rules article - Jonathan Savage

30th June, 2020
Jonathan Savage provides this useful summary of the recent decision in R -v- Smith EWCA Crim 777, which served as a useful reminder of the importance of adhering the Criminal Procedure Rules when seeking to adduce hearsay evidence.

ZXC v Bloomberg - right to anonymity for suspects of criminal investigations - Adam White

30th June, 2020
Adam White, our current criminal pupil, analyses the recent authority of ZXC v Bloomberg and the issue of whether the suspects of criminal investigations should be subject to anonymity.

Sentencing Council Guidance on Covid 19 – Robert Smith

30th June, 2020
Following a recent statement from the Sentencing Council, Robert Smith provides a short summary of how sentencing courts should take the current pandemic into account when sentencing offenders.