'St Ives Chambers is ‘a very strong regulatory set’ - Legal 500

Areas of Expertise

St Ives Chambers expertise covers nine key practice areas: Arbitration, Chancery & Commercial, Criminal, Court of Protection, Family (Children), Family (Finance), Housing, Regulatory, and Personal Injury. The individual profiles for each of our barristers provide more detail about their particular skills and expertise and can be compared via the ‘brochure’ and ‘your shortlist’ options.

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Our Barristers

The expertise of our barristers and the efficiency of our clerking services has long been recognised in the Legal 500 and in Chambers & Partners legal directories. We offer specialist barristers at all levels of call across all our practice areas who provide cost-effective advisory work and representation before all courts and tribunals in England and Wales. Many members of chambers are now able to accept instructions directly from companies, businesses, and members of the public via our Direct Access scheme.

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  • Drug Expert Witness Seminar

    Date: Thursday 30th Nov 2017   Time: 4:30 pm  - 6:00 pm
    Location:  St Ives Chambers, 1-3 Whittall Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH
    Cost: FREE  

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  • St Ives’ Zafar Ali QC leads Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles in Crown Court murder

    St Ives Zafar Ali QC leads Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles in Crown Court murder trial for Rashid & Co Solicitors, Chikerema was convicted at Birmingham Crown Court…

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  • The first instalment of our pupilage blog is now live

    Gareth-Lee Smith, one our new pupils, has written our first blog post about what life is like as a pupil here at St Ives Chambers….

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  • “Kinship Assessments” By Elisabeth Richards

    Another highlight from our Child Care conference, featured in our Child Care Newsletter. KINSHIP ASSESSMENTS 1.      In Cheshire East Borough Council v NA and others…

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St Ives Chambers is particularly well known for its family law expertise, which spans family finance, children and care matters………. Other key areas include crime and regulatory, commercial, Chancery and banking matters……
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