'For children work in particular, it is the premier chambers in Birmingham' - Chambers & Partners

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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Events

  • Family Finance Seminar Series: The last 12 months – a round up of law, practice and procedure in Financial Remedy proceedings.

    Date: Thursday 03rd May 2018   Time: 5:30 am  - 7:30 pm
    Location:  St Ives Chambers, 1-3 Whittall Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH
    Cost: FREE  

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  • St Ives Charity Challenge Cup – The Annual Charity Quiz

    Date: Friday 04th May 2018   Time: 5:30 pm  Location:  The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP
    Cost: £30 per team  

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  • Private Law Spring Seminar Programme: Fact Find Hearings and Challenging Section 7 Reports

    Date: Wednesday 09th May 2018   Time: 5:30 pm  Location:  St Ives Chambers, 1-3 Whittall Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH
    Cost: FREE  

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News

  • Kevin Saunders reflects on working with the African Prisons Project and the Ugandan Prison Service

    In February of this year, I was afforded the opportunity to work alongside the African Prisons Project and the Ugandan Prison Service, in conjunction with…

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  • Zafar Ali QC defends in gang land murder case

    Zafar Ali QC is currently representing Devonte May, one of five men currently charged with Murder at Birmingham Crown Court. The allegation surrounds the historic…

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  • St Ives Chambers Criminal Group supports the Criminal Bar Association action

    The members of St Ives Chambers Criminal Group are of the view that the AGFS remuneration scheme, introduced on 1st April 2018, is seriously flawed….

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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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