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

New Ground, New Rules? – Vulnerable Witnesses and Litigation Seminar

22nd September, 2021

This seminar will offer expert practical advice to ensure that a case involving vulnerable witnesses remain in control, on track...

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Matthew Curtis

Matthew Curtis secures the conviction of 'Every woman's living nightmare', sentenced to life imprisonment

13th September, 2021

On the 26th July 2021, at the Crown Court in Manchester, Omar Alam was found guilty of kidnapping a woman...

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Rachael Heppenstall

Circuit Judge Appointment: Heppenstall

23rd August, 2021

Chambers are delighted to announce The Queen has appointed Rachael Elizabeth Heppenstall to be a Circuit Judge on the advice...

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Nine St John Street website now includes new accessibility functions

20th August, 2021

Our website now includes new accessibility functions. Please click on the widget to discover the new features.

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Jamie Hill

Chronic pain case dismissed pursuant to Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015

29th July, 2021

Jamie Hill, instructed by the Defendant employer, has secured the dismissal of a multi-track chronic pain case.

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9 St John Street

We are seeking applicants for a Deputy Practice Manager

27th July, 2021

We are inviting applications to join one of Manchester’s leading chambers as a Deputy Practice Manager. The successful candidate will...

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