Chambers Ranked Leading Set in 2020 Legal 500

07 October 2019

East Anglian Chambers is pleased to announce that its members and staff have once again been ranked highly in the Legal 500 2020 Edition on the South Eastern Circuit.   Chambers is described as:

A local set with some real gems able to match up to big city barristers’, East Anglian Chambers ‘has a vast range of counsel’ and ‘generally offers an excellent service’. The set’s family law team is particularly praised, however, chambers also covers criminal law and a broader mix of civil work, too. Fraser McLaren leads a team of clerks who are ‘keen to assist’, including ‘friendly and helpful’ first junior Dan Twite, and Chelmsford-based centre clerk Jennifer Bird, who is ‘brilliant – a go-to if you have any queries on billing’.”

Individual barristers were noted across five different specialisms for their expertise and skill:

1) Commercial, Banking, Insolvency & Chancery Law

We were noted to act in a wide range of commercial and insolvency matters and three members were marked out for their specialism in this Edition:

Marcus Croskell “Easy to work with, detailed and thorough.”
Andrew Marsden “Technically very sound.”
Simon Redmayne “He has excellent drafting skills and a common sense approach.

2) Crime

Members of our crime team were highlighted as being instructed on a wide range of cases across the region, acting for the full range of parties in cases.

Lynne Shirley “Particularly experienced in court-martial cases.”
Simon Gladwell “Instructed in a wide range of serious criminal cases.”

3) Family & Children

The directory notes that “East Anglian Chambers’s family team acts on the full range of family matters, though it is perhaps more well known for children law work. The set is praised by clients for housing ‘some real gems’ in family law and the ‘generally brilliant’ availability of counsel.”  Members that were highlighted in this edition include:

Kate Miller “A persuasive and thoughtful advocate who puts clients at ease.”
Akta Chipalkatty “Pragmatic, collaborative and fantastic with clients.”
Amy Connell “Particularly recommended for cases with young parents or vulnerable

4) Personal Injury

The following were noted for their work:

Shona Harvey “Acts for both claimants and defendants in a wide range of matters.”
John Ratledge “An excellent advocate with good client care skills.”

5) Property

Graham Sinclair “…is the key name for property work at East Anglian Chambers, providing advice and representation on a range of matters including leasehold disputes, nuisance complaints and boundary disputes.

If you would like to instruct the barristers of East Anglian Chambers to assist with your legal problem do not hesitate to contact the clerks on 01473 214481.

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