'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

  • Junior Property Litigation Seminar: Tread carefully – a practical approach to trespass cases

    Date: Thursday 05th Jul 2018   Time: 5:30 pm  Location:  St Ives Chambers, 1-3 Whittall Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH
    Cost: FREE  

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  • Family Finance Seminar Series: A spotlight on non-matrimonial property, intervenors and short marriages

    Date: Wednesday 11th Jul 2018   Time: 5:30 pm  Location:  St Ives Chambers, 1-3 Whittall Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH
    Cost: FREE  

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  • Housing Conference 2018

    Date: Friday 28th Sep 2018   Time: 9:00 am  - 5:00 pm
    Location:  TBC
    Cost: TBC  

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News

  • Celebrating the feast day of St Ives, patron saint of lawyers

    St Ives, also known as Saint Ivo of Kermartin and the ‘Advocate of the Poor’, is the patron saint of lawyers and abandoned children. In…

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  • Ben Douglas-Jones QC has joined chambers as a door tenant

    The members of the Crime Team are delighted to announce that Ben Douglas-Jones QC has joined chambers as a door tenant with immediate effect. Ben’s CV…

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  • Peter Cooper defends and secures acquittal in attempted murder trial

    Peter Cooper defends and secures acquittal in attempted murder trial at Warwick Crown Court. Rugby resident Daniel Szulc, was accused of stabbing his partner after…

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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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