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Regional set of the year
General News

St Philips Named ‘Regional Set of the Year’ at the 2014 Chambers Bar Awards

St Philips is delighted to announce that we have won the coveted title of ‘Regional Set of the Year’ at the 2014 Chambers Bar Awards. The award was collected by Head of Chambers, Avtar Khangure QC, in front of 600 distinguished guests at a...

Richard Atkins QC

Richard Atkins QC elected as the leader of the Midland Circuit

St Philips Chambers is delighted to announce that Richard Atkins QC has been elected as the Leader of the Midland Circuit. His term of office runs from the 1st of October 2014 until the 30th of  September 2017. He continues to practise from Chambers...

Aston University Law students
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“How to get to the Bar” with Aston University and the Bar Council

On Saturday 27th September 2014, St Philips Chambers, together with the Bar Council and Aston University, held their annual “How to get to the Bar” career event aimed at sixth form students who are considering a career in law. Over 70 people...

Legal 500
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Legal 500 rankings and nominations

St Philips Chambers is pleased to announce that it has surpassed previous years rankings within the Legal 500, this year gaining a total of 51 rankings across 9 practice areas and over 2 circuits. This is an increase of 16 rankings compared to last...

Avtar Khangure KC
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Avtar Khangure QC is the new head of St Philips Chambers

Avtar Khangure QC is the new head of St Philips Chambers. Avtar, a commercial and insolvency specialist, took over from Kevin Hegarty QC at the end of his tenure. Avtar said: “I am delighted to have been elected to the post of Head of Chambers...

Elizabeth Hodgetts

Elizabeth Hodgetts successfully represents TV’s “Big Brother” professor

Elizabeth Hodgetts recently successfully represented Professor Geoff Beattie, the resident psychologist on ten series of “Big Brother”, in his claims for unfair dismissal and wrongful dismissal against his former employer the University of...

Blondel Thompson
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Blondel Thompson Appointed as Specialist Member of National Anti Doping Panel

Blondel Thompson has been appointed by Sports Resolution(UK) to act as a specialist member of the National Anti-Doping Panel.  From the 1st of September Blondel will be called upon to act as part of a prestigious panel determining instances of drug...

New Website
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Welcome to the new St Philips Chambers website

After nearly 6 months of research, refinement and development, we are delighted to announce the launch of the new St Philips Chambers website. Our new website has been designed from the ground up to give you access to our services in the most...