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Catherine Ravenscroft accepts offer of tenancy

Cat Ravenscroft

St Philips are delighted to announce that Catharine Ravenscroft has accepted an offer of tenancy following the successful completion of a Criminal & Regulatory pupillage under the supervision of Jennifer Josephs. Senior Clerk, Phil Jones said, “I am extremely pleased to welcome Catherine as a tenant. She is a very welcome addition to the Criminal and Regulatory groups, bolstering our...

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The Employment Group is delighted to announce the arrival of Barry Harwood-Ferreira as a door tenant

Barry Harwood-Ferreira

Barry is a senior Employment law Barrister, and pupil supervisor. He specialises in all aspects of Employment law and has done so for over 20 years. Barry has appeared in the Legal 500 for the last 4 consecutive years,commended for his employment law discrimination expertise. He has held senior academic and equality and Diversity positions as a University Governor. In...

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Regulatory List Appointments

The St Philips Regulatory Group are delighted to announce that several of their members have been appointed to the Panel of Specialist Regulatory Advocates and are now eligible to prosecute on behalf of a number of regulatory bodies including the Health & Safety Executive and the Environment Agency. Lee Marklew, Jim Dunstan, Charles Blatchford, Jenny Josephs, Ben Williams, Jonathan Barker, Ben...

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St Philips welcome Karl Rowley QC

Karl Rowley QC

St Philips Family Barristers are delighted to welcome Karl Rowley QC as a Door Tenant at St Philips Chambers. Karl was called to the Bar in 1994 and took Silk in 2013 and is also a Recorder with Family, Criminal and Civil tickets. He practices principally from St John’s Buildings in Manchester. Karl represents Local Authorities, Children, parents and extended...

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St Philips Chambers Pupils commence practice on Monday 1st April

Pupils

Left to right: Sandamini, Natalie, Matthew, Anna and Olivia. We are pleased to inform you that our pupils will commence practicing from Monday 1st April. All five of our pupils have undergone extensive training in their chosen disciplines since October of 2018 and are raring “to get on their feet”! Anna Peaston – Anna commenced a specialist family pupillage under the...

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St Philips to host Midlands Asian Lawyers Association (MALA) event

St Philips Chambers is proud to host the Midlands Asian Lawyers Association (MALA) and its first event in Birmingham this year. A member of JAC and a recently appointed member of the judiciary will share their insight and answer questions on the new competition for Deputy District Judges and Fee-paid First Tier Tribunal Judges launched this month (with a deadline...

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Double win for St Philips at BLS Legal Awards 2019

BLS Winners

Congratulations to Elizabeth Hodgetts for winning ‘Barrister of the Year’ and Sophie Garner for winning the Pro Bono Award at the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2019. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for their ongoing support. We would also like to extend our congratulations to all of the winners and nominees on...

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HHJ Walker sworn in by The President of The Family Division

On Wednesday 13th March Liz Walker was officially sworn in as Her Honour Judge Walker at a ceremony at The Royal Courts of Justice before The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane. Liz was attended upon by her immediate family as well as Senior Clerk, Mark Mansell and Director of Clerking, Joe Wilson.

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Tom Rochford appointed as a Circuit Judge

Tom Rochford

We are proud to announce that The Queen has appointed Thomas Rochford to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon. The Lord Chief Justice has deployed Tom to the South Eastern Circuit, based...

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