30th September, 2022

Unparalleled success for 9 St John Street in the Legal 500 2023 Directory

Chambers are incredibly proud to report that 38 members of Chambers have been ranked across eight different practice areas in the Legal 500.

Chambers passes on its particular congratulations to its junior tenants Jamie Hill, Laura Kaye, Robert Lassey and Helen Longworth who have been recognised as "Rising Stars" in their fields. These are new entries for Jamie, Laura, Robert and Helen and the ranking rewards their exceptional talent and ability to deal with complex, high-value and notable cases over the last years.


Personal Injury

Thirteen members of the Personal Injury practice group were ranked which is a fantastic achievement and supported by the following testimonial. ‘An absolutely first-class set. One of the leading Chambers in PI with excellent bench strength across the board.’


Employment & Business and Property

The Employment and Business and Property Groups were delighted seventeen members were recognised for their specialist expertise.

'9 St John Street Chambers has been consistently excellent for years and its reputation for extremely knowledgeable and often ground breaking advice is well earned.'



The Family Team are delighted to announce that 4 of our team are named as leading juniors in Child Law on the Northern Circuit. In particular from 7 practitioners across the Circuit being awarded the Tier 1 rating, three are members of our team – a great testament to the expertise and quality we pride ourselves on. Well done to Joanne Barnett, Sarah Kilvington, Kalsoom Maqsood and Emma Greenhalgh!”



The Criminal Team were delighted five members were ranked in this year's directory which included Jamie Hamilton KC, Vanessa Thomson, Geoff Whelan, Matthew Curtis and Helen Longworth.

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