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Vithyah Chelvam

Vithyah Chelvam accepts tenancy

St Philips Chambers is delighted to announce that Vithyah Chelvam has accepted tenancy within our Criminal and Regulatory Groups following the completion of her Probationary Tenancy. On confirming Vithyah’s tenancy, Senior Regulatory Clerk James...

April Beech

April Beech commences pupillage

We are pleased to welcome April Beech to Chambers today as she commences her pupillage with us. April will be undertaking a Crime and Regulatory pupillage under the supervision of Ben Close.

Annabel Hale & Sarah Turner

Annabel Hale & Sarah Turner to accept Crime & Regulatory Instructions

We are pleased to confirm that our Crime and Regulatory pupils Annabel Hale and Sarah Turner will enter their second six on Tuesday 2nd April and be accepting instructions for both criminal and regulatory work. Annabel has spent her first six under...

Catherine Ravenscroft

Catherine Ravenscroft successfully represented Amber Valley Borough Council in a licensing appeal 

Catherine Ravenscroft successfully represented Amber Valley Borough Council in an appeal brought by a licensed premises against the revocation of its licence.  The revocation followed a s51 application for review of “The Crib” bar in Ripley town...

Ben Mills

Ben Mills prosecutes headteacher who ran an illegal streaming enterprise

On behalf of Birmingham City Council, Ben Mills has secured the successful prosecution of a headteacher in a complex and sensitive matter involving the operation of a £450,000 illegal streaming enterprise from their home. Paul Merrell admitted two...

Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles

Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles joins our Criminal & Regulatory Groups

A fantastic start to the week for Chambers with confirmation that Lucinda Wilmott-Lascelles has accepted tenancy and joined our Criminal and Regulatory Groups with immediate effect. Lucinda, who is ranked as a Leading Junior for Crime (General and...

Kevin Hegarty KC

The Divisional Court and Part 2 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

Two Judgments were handed down by the Divisional Court of the King’s Bench Division in November 2023 concerning sections 50, 51 and 59 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 “CJPA”. The first case concerns the status of “copies” of...

Five new criminal barristers

Five new tenants welcomed to Chambers

We are delighted to announce the further strengthening of our criminal and regulatory groups through the successful recruitment of five high-calibre new members. New tenants Rebecca Wade KC, Will Smout, Amy Jackson, Sara Wyeth and Callum Church each...