Ben Douglas-Jones QC, together with Nathaniel Rudolf QC and William Douglas-Jones, instructed by Ben Henry of Jonas Roy Bloom Solicitors, secure landmark Supreme Court win. 

The judgment confirms that defendants whose assets are restrained in criminal cases may pay for civil proceedings relating to the same or similar facts as those of the offence(s) giving rise to the restrai... Continue Reading

Michael Lohmus

St Ives Chambers are very sorry to announce the death of our very great friend, colleague and long-standing member of chambers, Michael Lohmus. Admitted as a solicitor in 1975, in 1994 Mike became one of t... Continue Reading

New tenant, Sara Wyeth, joins Chambers

St Ives welcomes new tenant, Sara Wyeth, to Chambers to join the Criminal Practice Group. Sara was called to the Bar in 2013. She is a Level 3 CPS Advocate Panel member, and has completed the ICCA Vulnerab... Continue Reading

‘All judgments are capable of improvement’ – the advocate’s duty to seek further reasons and knowing where to draw the line

This article examines the duty of advocates to seek further reasons and/or points of clarification following the delivery of a judgment. In particular, the article explores the limits of this duty and how ... Continue Reading

New tenant, Sophie Murray, joins Criminal Practice Group

Chambers is delighted to announce that Sophie Murray has accepted an offer of tenancy and joins St Ives Chambers as a member of the Criminal Practice Group with immediate effect. Head of Chambers, Elizabet... Continue Reading

Michael Tanney joins St Ives Chambers Criminal Team

We are pleased to welcome Michael Tanney to Chambers. Michael Tanney joins our Criminal Team. Michael Tanney both defends and prosecutes serious cases and can cite extensive Court of Appeal experience. He ... Continue Reading

St Ives Chambers signs up to FreeBar Charter

We are delighted to announce that Chambers has signed up to the recently launched FreeBar Charter, which aims to guide us in implementing best practice with regard to LGBT+ inclusion. In addition, it will ... Continue Reading

All three St Ives pupils offered tenancy

Many congratulations to our three pupils, Thomas Duggan, Zara Mahmood and Lachlan Stewart, who have all accepted offers of tenancy following successful completion of their pupillages. Thomas has joined Cha... Continue Reading

Sarah Fahy to return from Maternity Leave

We are delighted to announce that Sarah Fahy will be returning to Chambers on the 4th January 2021. Sarah specialises in Family Law. She regularly appears at all stages of both public and private law proce... Continue Reading

St Ives donates to B30 Foodbank

Thank you to everyone at St Ives Chambers who has kindly donated to our substantial collection for the B30 Foodbank. We are delighted with the amount we have been able to donate to this worthy cause . B30 ... Continue Reading