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Stephen Thomas
General News
27/03/2023

His Honour Judge Stephen Thomas

St Philips Chambers was saddened to learn of the death over the weekend of its former member His Honour Judge Stephen Thomas. He was a popular member of Chambers and a respected Judge. Our thoughts are with his family. 

Institute of Barristers' Clerks Podcast
General News
01/03/2023

Joe Wilson features in IBC podcast

Chambers Director Joe Wilson features in the latest edition of The Institute of Barristers’ Clerks podcast where he, alongside Matt Gibbons of Deans Court Chambers, discuss: You can listen to the podcast through the links below. Apple...

Chambers Pro Bono Framework
General News
17/02/2023

Chambers Pro Bono Framework

Chambers has a proud tradition of members undertaking Pro Bono work and, as such, we are proud to be the first set in the Midlands, and one of the first in the UK, to sign up to Advocate’s Chambers Pro Bono Framework. There has always been a need...

Race Equality Matter Logo
General News
10/02/2023

Our “Big Promise” on Race Equality

This week we have been actively encouraging members, pupils and staff to take part in the Race Equality Week five-day challenge which has provided a range of activities to help us reflect and importantly take action to drive race equality both...

Race Equality Matter Logo
General News
06/02/2023

St Philips takes part in Race Equality Week

We are is proud to be participating in Race Equality Week, from 6 to 12 February 2023. Race Equality Week will unite thousands of organisations in action to seriously address race inequality in the workplace. A UK-wide initiative, Race Equality Week...

William Horwood
Family
01/02/2023

Pro Bono Award Shortlisting for Family Barrister

We are pleased to advise that William Horwood, a member of St Philips’ Family Group, has been shortlisted for the BLS Pro Bono Award at the 2023 Birmingham Legal Awards in recognition of the time and expertise that William brings to cases for...

Yolanda Pemberton and Marc Brown
General News
01/02/2023

Two members shortlisted for Barrister of the Year Award

We are delighted to report that two of our members have been shortlisted for the prestigious Barrister of the Year award at the Birmingham Legal Awards 2023. Congratulations to Yolanda Pemberton, part of our Family Law Group, and Marc Brown, Head of...

pupillage information evening
General News
13/01/2023

Pupillage Information Evening

It was an absolute pleasure to host our pupillage information evening in Chambers last night and get to meet and engage with such a large number of dedicated prospective pupils. We wish the best of luck to all those applying for pupillage this year...