'St Ives Chambers is ‘the Midlands’ leading family law 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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  • Family (Children) Group Update – now available

    The spring edition of Family Law Group Update is now available, please click here. In this edition, our Members have written articles including: Back to…

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  • ‘Awards of Statutory Interest: A Broad Brush’ by Michelle Caney

    In the recent case of Carrasco v. Johnson [2018] EWCA Civ 87, the Court of Appeal took the opportunity to provide useful guidance in relation…

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  • Pupil Barristers blog: Gareth-Lee Smith reflects on his experience in January

    Our Pupil Barristers continue to write their blog.  This month, Gareth-Lee Smith, reflects on his month focusing on criminal cases.  To read his blog, click…

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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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