Welcome from the Head of the Business & Property Group

St Philips Business & Property Group is the domestic and international dispute resolution team of St Philips Chambers.

Strong client relationships and an understanding of their needs are central to how we work, how we assist our clients in achieving their goals, and how we strive to excel on their behalf.

Our specialist teams are formed of business and property barristers with industry recognised expertise and market knowledge; delivering advocacy and advisory services for commercial clients and private individuals from the UK and overseas in a wide variety of matters, both contentious and non-contentious.  Many of these members are acknowledged by the legal directories as leaders in their fields, the latest of which can be viewed on the following pages.

Working in partnership with our clients, we aim to exceed expectations and are confident in our ability to provide a truly exceptional service.

“The service of the clerks’ room is a shining example of excellence to the industry. They are diligent and responsive and foster good working relationships with their instructing solicitors.” Legal 500 2024

“St Philips Chambers has an enviable collection of specialist counsel in matters of Chancery business at a variety of levels of seniority.” Legal 500 2024

“The barristers and clerks at this set are extremely personable, helpful and proactive. Their client care is excellent.” Legal 500 2024

“a tremendous commercial set with a number of talented barristers and a strong clerking team” Legal 500 2023

“St Philips Chambers is consistently operating at the top of the profession.  It is diverse and inclusive in all respects.” Legal 500 2023

“An outstanding commercial set.” Legal 500 2023

“St Philips is an excellent chamber for commercial disputes. The juniors are of extremely high quality (especially senior juniors).” Legal 500 2023

“Justin Luckman is an excellent senior clerk – best in business and looks after us extremely well.” Legal 500 2023

“Second to none, friendly, efficient, pro-active and understanding of the way insolvency works.” Legal 500

Our Business & Property Barristers:

Please get in touch with our dedicated business and property clerking team with any questions regarding our service and expertise.

Justin Luckman, Ross Hands, Jake Smithers and Tom Kelly.

commercial@st-philips.com +44 (0) 121 246 7010
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John Randall KC & Robert Mundy
Business & Property

John Randall KC & Rob Mundy Secure Court of Appeal...

Judgment was today handed down in Gill v Thind [2023] EWCA Civ 1276, an appeal challenging a trial judge’s finding that the appellant held shares in a care-home company on...

Andrew Charman
Business & Property

Appointment of Andrew Charman as Circuit Judge

St Philips is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Charman as a Circuit Judge. This prestigious recognition reflects his exceptional legal acumen, dedication, and commitment to justice. Andrew has...

Business & Property

ADR: Sparking Resolution, Not Fireworks – A Legal Talk for...

Please join our Business & Property Juniors for an overview of ADR, including what to expect at a dispute resolution hearing, tips on preparing for mediation, and the different ways...

Business & Property

Join us for our Contentious Wills, Trusts & Probate Conference...

We are excited to extend an invitation for you to join us at the St Philips Contentious Wills, Trusts and Probate Conference.  This free half-day event promises to be an...

Michelle Caney & Eloise Marriott
Business & Property

Michelle Caney and Eloise Marriott Successful in Landmark Court of...

Michelle Caney, leading Eloise Marriott, appeared on behalf of the successful Respondent in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Mailley [2023] EWCA Civ 1246. The key issue on the appeal was...

Christopher Buckingham
Business & Property

Fessing Up: A Note on Pre-Action Admissions

This brief article considers the law on admissions made before the commencement of proceedings in the context of the recent revision of Part 14 of the CPR. The law concerning...

Ross Hands
Business & Property

New clerking appointment for our Business & Property Group

We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our clerking team, Ross Hands, who has joined our Business and Property Group as our new First Junior. Ross brings a...

New tenants
Business & Property

Four Distinguished Barristers join our Business & Property Group

We are thrilled to announce the addition of four new members to our Business & Property Group: Anya Newman, David Nuttall, Harry Marriott, and Eloise Marriott. Their arrival signifies a...

Real Estate
Business & Property

Join us for an Enlightening Real Estate Litigation Conference –...

 We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming Real Estate Litigation Conference. This free half-day event promises to be an insightful experience, featuring a lineup of seven speakers from...

Business & Property

Join us for an Enlightening Company Law Conference – 17...

We are excited to extend an invitation for you to join us at the St Philips Company Law Conference.  This free half-day event promises to be an insightful experience, featuring...