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Our highly regarded Family Law Team is recruiting

Due to a significant surplus of work across all areas of the family team, applications are invited from exceptional practitioners at all levels of call in the following practice areas: Public law children... Continue Reading

St Ives Chambers Criminal Practice Group accepts the result of the CBA ballot

The St Ives Chambers Criminal Practice Group has noted the results of the poll conducted by the Criminal Bar Association. Our members accept the result of the poll, and the recommendation of the Criminal B... Continue Reading

Justin Jarmola represents in Conspiracy to Commit Fraud eleven week trial

Justin Jarmola recently represented an individual charged with Conspiracy to Commit Fraud, in a trial in the Crown Court at Birmingham that lasted eleven weeks. The individual was one of seven Defendants c... Continue Reading

St Ives Chambers’ Health and Well-being Week 2018

St Ives Chambers’ Health and Well-being week ran from Monday 21st May to Friday 25th with an aim to provide all members of chambers and staff with opportunities to explore different ways of enhancin... Continue Reading

Karamjit Singh appears in Fundamental Dishonesty Committal Hearing

Karamjit Singh appears in fundamental dishonesty case – 3 months sentence of imprisonment imposed for false statements of claimant and his witness. At a committal hearing listed on 21 March 2018, Mr ... Continue Reading

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 honour of the feast day of St Ives on 19th May, we held a... Continue Reading

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 can be found here. ... Continue Reading

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 she announced her intention to leave him ... Continue Reading

Kevin Saunders reflects on working with the African Prisons Project and the Ugandan Prison Service

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 defends in gang land murder case

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