St Ives Chambers is committed to the implementation and promotion of equality and diversity principles and equal opportunities. We recognise the importance of the Bar being seen to be fair and non-discriminatory and to be open to all, regardless of social, economic or educational background or circumstances. Underlying this policy is our intention that every individual should be accorded equal and fair opportunity and respect and be judged on merit and ability alone, free from judgments or treatment based on prejudice or assumptions of collective characteristics. Click here to view our Equality and Diversity Policy

Equality and Diversity Officer: Mark Cooper

Deputy Equality and Diversity Officer: Justine Lattimer

Diversity Data Publication

The Bar Standards Board requires that a summary of the Diversity Data submitted by the members of Chambers and staff be published on our website every three years. Click on the link to view the summary of our Diversity Data.

Diversity Data Officer: Mark Cooper

Disability and Accessibility

St Ives Chambers premises are compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act and we are willing to make any reasonable adjustment you may need when visiting or contacting us.  Click on the link to view our Disability Access Statement for details.

Diversity at the Bar

St Ives Chambers is fully committed to diversity within all aspects of the Bar, whether you are a tenant, pupil, employee, judge, solicitor or anyone else involved with the work of the Bar. For example, Chambers is proud to support FreeBar, a network for everyone at the Bar who believes in equality for LGBT+ individuals. For more information, visit