News

25th October, 2022

James Hurd and William Hamilton appointed Deputy District Judges

Chambers are delighted to announce that James Hurd and William Hamilton have both been appointed by the Lord Chief Justice as a Deputy District Judge on the Northern Circuit, within the Civil and Family Courts respectively.

James and William will continue with their busy practices and also sit part-time.

James Hurd commented, "I am very proud and honoured to have been appointed as a Deputy District Judge. I look forward to combining sitting with my work in Chambers. I am confident that this experience will make me a better advocate and help me provide even higher quality advice to clients."

William Hamilton said, "I am thrilled to have been appointed and am looking forward to broadening my expertise in my new role."



Latest News...

Brian McCluggage is appointed Head of the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Group

21st November, 2022
9 St John Street are delighted to announce Brian McCluggage has been appointed Head of the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Group in Chambers.

EAT Finds that Settlement Agreements Cannot Restrict Unknown Equality Act Claims: Bathgate v Technip UK

21st November, 2022
The Claimant was a Chief Officer on various vessels operated by the Respondent. However, in the last 6 months of his long term employment, he was operating on land.

9 St John Street Chambers welcomes Emma Clarke as a tenant following successful completion of her pupillage

18th November, 2022
Chambers is delighted to announce that Emma Clarke has successfully completed her Pupillage and has accepted an invitation to join Chambers.