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

Isabel Baylis

Health and safety employment claims in the time of Coronavirus: Isabel Baylis explores the new line of cases

9th June, 2021

Isabel Baylis provides key insights into the new realm of health and safety cases in the employment context.

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9SJS Insurance Fraud team delivers a Virtual Mock Trial to DAC Beachcrofts Birmingham Office, in relation to fraudulent EL/PL claims

8th June, 2021

9 St John Street's Insurance Fraud team have today delivered a Virtual Mock Trial to DAC Beachcrofts Birmingham Office, in...

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Malka Afzal

Malka Afzal to start her 2nd six months pupillage on 7th June 2021

7th June, 2021

9 St John Street Chambers are delighted to announce Malka Afzal is to start her 2nd six months pupillage on...

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Appointment of a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales): Wedderspoon

1st June, 2021

Chambers are delighted to announce Rachel Wedderspoon has been appointed to Salaried Employment Judge and will be taking up her...

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Jaime Hamilton QC

Inspiring Advocacy – Jaime Hamilton's 30 tips in 30 days

17th May, 2021

Through the lockdowns of recent times I tried to provide some remote career based materials for aspiring barristers or newcomers...

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Employment Team Recruitment

17th May, 2021

The Employment Group at 9 St John Street has an “outstanding calibre of counsel”, with members consistently achieving the highest...

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