Kevin Hegarty QC and Jonathan Nosworthy nominated for Legal 500 Awards 2019

St Philips are proud to announce that Kevin Hegarty QC and Jonathan Nosworthy have both been shortlisted for awards at the forthcoming Legal 500 UK Awards 2019. The Head of the St Philips Criminal Group, Kevin Hegarty QC has been nominated for Regional Silk of the Year. Senior Criminal Clerk, Phil Jones commented: “This nomination is thoroughly deserved and not...

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Beyond Together or Apart – Planning for, assessing and placing sibling groups – Debbie Collins

Debbie Collins

There is so much variety within the dynamics of the modern family that the issue of siblings, their placement and their contact with each other is a major consideration in care proceedings. The placement of sibling groups has long been a challenge for professionals, be they the court, Social Workers, foster carers, Children’s Guardians or lawyers; it is well recognised,...

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Marc Brown is guest speaker at Aston University Conference on 15 Years of the Enterprise Act 2002 Insolvency Reforms

Marc Brown

On Thursday 15th November, Marc Brown was invited to speak at a conference hosted by Aston University, to reflect on the impact of the Enterprise Act 2002 reforms on UK insolvency proceedings and also consider the potential for further reform. Marc presented a paper from a practitioners point of view entitled ‘An evolution of the Enterprise Act 2002?’ alongside other...

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John Randall QC & Marc Brown victorious in Supreme Court case of Regency Villas v Diamond Resorts

John Randall QC and Marc Brown

Judgement was today handed down by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in the case of Regency Villas Title Ltd and others v Diamond Resorts (Europe) Ltd and others [2018] UKSC 57. John Randall QC and Marc Brown, instructed by Shakespeare Martineau to represent the committee of the many members of Regency Villas Owners’ Club and its trust company,...

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Ed Williams QC joins St Philips Employment Team as a Door Tenant

The Employment Group is delighted to announce the arrival of Ed Williams QC as an employment Door Tenant. Ed may already been known to many of you having been a pupil and subsequently a tenant at St Philips between 2000-2006, when he then made the move to Cloisters in London to specialize in employment related commercial law and in discrimination law. He...

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St Philips dealt a full house of “Band 1” listings in Chambers UK Bar 2019

Chambers UK 2019

Thank you to all of our clients for your support during the past year, with a particular thank you to those who participated in the feedback process and gave us such glowing reports. 14 Silk (QC) and 45 Junior rankings were achieved by our members, along with a full house of “Band 1” listings in our ranked disciplines. Chambers &...

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Mr Justice Pepperall sworn in by The Lord Chief Justice

The Honourable Mr Justice Pepperall was officially sworn in by The Lord Chief Justice, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon, in a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday. Ed, as he is known to most of you, took the Oath of Allegiance and the Judicial Oath before the Lord Chief who was joined on the bench by The President of the...

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St Philips welcomes 5 new Pupils

Pupils 2018

St Philips are delighted to announce the start of 5 new pupils (From left to right): Sandamini Chandrasekara Mudiyanselge (Family – supervised by Molly Giles) – Sandamini studied Law at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge where she received a  2.1 in Law.  She was ranked first nationally for French Language and Literature (A-level). Sandamini has worked as a mentor with vulnerable and disadvantaged young...

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Theodora Hand and Alexander Barbour become tenants at St Philips

Theodora and Alex

St Philips are delighted to announce that Theodora Hand and Alexander Barbour have both become tenants following the successful completion of the pupillages; Theodora in general common law and Alex in crime, including regulatory. Director of Clerking, Joe Wilson said: “We welcome Theodora and Alex as tenants. They have both have shown an aptitude for advocacy and will be excellent...

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Kirsty White joins St Philips

Kirsty White

St Philips is delighted to welcome Kirsty White as a new tenant in chambers. Kirsty joins our Business & Property Group after 5 years working in-house in the litigation team of a national firm of solicitors. During this time a lot of her work has focused on contract and torts including claims of high value or with an international element....

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