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 Birmingham Law Society. My assignment was funded b... Continue Reading
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 and ongoing gang warfare between the Burge... Continue Reading
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.
The reason behind it, namely the continued assault upon ... Continue Reading
We are delighted to announce that Alyssa Howard has joined chambers and will begin receiving instructions in May. Alyssa is a family practitioner who undertakes private law children and finance work and is... Continue Reading
David Payne and Dympna Howells were instructed on behalf of different parties in a case where Mr Justice Keehan considered whether the London Borough of Haringey (in whose area a child had been residing wh... Continue Reading
The latest edition of the St Ives Chambers Newsletter is now available to read.
This edition includes an update from Head of Chambers, Jeremy Weston QC, the latest information on our newest members, detai... Continue Reading
Head of Chambers, Jeremy Weston QC, Timothy Bowe, Andrew Day and Matthew Maynard will all sit as Recorders in the Family Court. They are amongst 133 new Recorders appointed nationwide, from 2,425 applica... Continue Reading
The members of the Family Finance Team are delighted to announce that Nicholas Allen QC has joined chambers as a door tenant.
Nicholas, who took silk in the 2018 appointments, joins chambers with immediate... Continue Reading
The Spring seminar programme is designed to address specialist topics which often arise in Private Law proceedings. These topics include Representing Children, Appeals, Domestic and International Relocatio... Continue Reading
Section 11 Childrens Act 2004 is it a valid defence in possession proceedings? – Davies v Hertfordshire County Council  EWCA Civ 379
We have probably all had sight of defences pleading failure to c... Continue Reading