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  • Chambers - 16, October
    Anna Johns

    New tenant for Queen Square Chambers, Anna Johns

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    Posted by James Dowse

    We are delighted to welcome Anna Johns to Queen Square Chambers as a tenant following her successful completion of pupillage. Anna undertook a common law pupillage at chambers and as a result has experienced a wide range of civil, criminal and family matters. Blessed with a great understanding of the law and outstanding people skills … Continue reading New tenant for Queen Square Chambers, Anna Johns

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  • Chambers - 1, October
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    New Head of Chambers for Queen Square

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Chambers is delighted to announce the election of Charles Row to serve as Head of Chambers in succession to Christopher Taylor, who has been appointed a District Judge (Civil). Charles was called to the Bar in 1993 and has practised at Queen Square since 1996. In that time he has built a formidable reputation as … Continue reading New Head of Chambers for Queen Square

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  • Chambers - 13, September
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    Head of Chambers Christopher Taylor appointed as District Judge

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Chambers is delighted to announce that Christopher Taylor has been appointed as a District Judge. The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the Western Circuit, based at Gloucester and Cheltenham County Court and Family Court with effect from 29 October 2018. Christopher Taylor joined Chambers in 1984 and went on to build a substantial … Continue reading Head of Chambers Christopher Taylor appointed as District Judge

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  • Chambers - 19, July
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    Recruitment underway for two Third Six pupils

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Queen Square Chambers is looking to recruit two exceptional Third Six pupils in the areas of Family and Employment/Civil Litigation to start in October 2018.  The successful candidates should have completed the respective specialist pupillage checklists, or the common law checklist with significant exposure to these areas. Chambers is a thriving multi-disciplinary set based in the … Continue reading Recruitment underway for two Third Six pupils

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  • Chambers - 4, April

    Former member of Chambers appointed Circuit Judge

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    We would like to congratulate former member of Queen Square Chambers, Richard Williams on his appointment as Circuit Judge, based at Cardiff Crown Court. Richard Evan Huw Williams will be known as His Honour Judge Richard E Williams.  He was called to the Bar (L) in 1992. He was appointed as a Deputy District Judge … Continue reading Former member of Chambers appointed Circuit Judge

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  • Chambers - 26, February
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    Queen Square Chambers announces Charity of the Year

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Queen Square Chambers is delighted to announce that Jessie May has been chosen as our charity of the year!  The charity provides hospice at home services to children with terminal illnesses in Bristol and surrounding areas. Jessie May nurses provide vital respite care, emotional support, end of life care and bereavement support alongside family events … Continue reading Queen Square Chambers announces Charity of the Year

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  • Chambers - 4, January
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    Former pupil, current tenant, Charley Pattison reports on her experience at Queen Square

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Charley Pattison has been a tenant involved mainly with Crime and Civil Liberties (Actions Against the Police) at Queen Square Chambers since completing her pupillage here in 2014. The below originally appeared in the Target Pupillage Handbook Education Aston University: Business Administration and European Studies BSc: First Class Bristol Institute of Legal Practice: GDL/CPE and … Continue reading Former pupil, current tenant, Charley Pattison reports on her experience at Queen Square

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  • Chambers - 4, January
    Steve Freeman

    Chief Executive of Queen Square Chambers Retires

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Steve Freeman has retired as Chief Executive of Queen Square Chambers as of 31st December 2017 after many years at the helm.  Steve began his clerking career in 1972 and was one of the original clerks at All Saints’ Chambers (as it was then known).  By the 1990s Steve was widely thought to be the … Continue reading Chief Executive of Queen Square Chambers Retires

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  • Chambers - 3, January
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    Queen Square Chambers currently seeking an Office Junior

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    A fantastic opportunity for an Office Junior has arisen within our Chambers in central Bristol. You will be working alongside a team of Clerks assisting with administrative duties and aiding the barristers. Normal working hours are 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, with an hour for lunch. This role is available for immediate start, pending … Continue reading Queen Square Chambers currently seeking an Office Junior

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  • Chambers - 20, December
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    Second-six pupillage account – Adam Farhadian Griffiths

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Adam Farhadian Griffiths is now a tenant at Queen Square Chambers, having joined us on successful completion of his pupillage in November.  The following originally appeared in the Target Pupillage Handbook. Education University of Portsmouth –  LLB – Law & International Relations University of Bristol – LLM – Commercial Law Why Queen Square Chambers? A … Continue reading Second-six pupillage account – Adam Farhadian Griffiths

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  • Chambers - 11, December
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    My pupillage experience so far – by current pupil, Anna Johns

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    I started pupillage two months ago and my experience so far has been excellent. I applied to Queen Square Chambers because a common law pupillage really appealed to me, in particular the broad variety of work involved. So far I have seen a good mix of family, crime, employment, personal injury and other general civil … Continue reading My pupillage experience so far – by current pupil, Anna Johns

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  • Chambers - 20, November
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    A new tenant for Queen Square Chambers

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    We are delighted to announce Adam Farhadian-Griffiths has joined Queen Square Chambers after successful completion of pupillage. Prior to pupillage Adam was appointed as in-house counsel to Sovereign Trust (Hong Kong) Limited, a financial intermediary business. He managed cross-border litigation and disputes, along with compliance to financial regulations.  Adam also worked in collaboration with the … Continue reading A new tenant for Queen Square Chambers

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  • Chambers - 18, October
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    Queen Square in the Legal 500 directory 2017

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    We are over the moon to have been included in the Legal 500 directory as a tier 2 leading set on the Western Circuit: Barristers at Queen Square Chambers are active across the Western Circuit and South Wales, and have expertise in criminal, regulatory, personal injury, clinical negligence, commercial, family and employment law. Head of … Continue reading Queen Square in the Legal 500 directory 2017

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  • Chambers - 12, July
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    Third-six vacancy

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Closing Date – 31st July 2017 Queen Square Chambers are looking to recruit a Third Six Pupil with a view to tenancy to start September/October 2017 in the area of general common law. The successful applicant can expect a busy and varied diary of criminal, family and civil work across the Western and Wales and … Continue reading Third-six vacancy

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  • Chambers - 22, June
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    Commercial & Criminal pupil now available for instructions

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    We are delighted to announce Adam Farhadian-Griffiths is now available to be instructed, having completing his first six under pupil supervisors Charles Row and Mark Williams. Adam was called to the Bar in 2013 after completing a Commercial Law LLM. Prior to pupillage Adam was appointed as in-house counsel for a financial services business in … Continue reading Commercial & Criminal pupil now available for instructions

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  • Chambers - 1, March

    New vacancy – Seeking level 3 or 4 CPS RASSO advocates

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Queen Square Chambers is a busy common law set based in the heart of Bristol, a city recently voted the best place to live in the UK. Having been established in Bristol for over 40 years, we pride ourselves on high standards of professionalism and service.  Coupled with approachability, there is a strong collaborative ethos … Continue reading New vacancy – Seeking level 3 or 4 CPS RASSO advocates

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  • Chambers - 9, January

    Pupillage 2017 Applications – Now being accepted

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Queen Square Chambers is offering one 12-month general common law pupillage to commence in October 2017 with funding of £7500 in first six and guaranteed earnings of £7500 in second six. Chambers is located in Bristol and our members are instructed in cases nationwide, with a particular focus on the Western and Wales and Chester Circuits. … Continue reading Pupillage 2017 Applications – Now being accepted

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  • Chambers - 15, December

    Christmas opening hours 2016

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    We’re still here to help all the way up until 4pm on 23rd December so please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need anything. We’ll also be here between Christmas and New Year: Friday 23rd December 08:30 – 16:00 Wednesday 28th December 09:30 – 16:00 Thursday 29th December 09:30 – 16:00 Friday 30th … Continue reading Christmas opening hours 2016

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  • Chambers - 9, November
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    New tenant announcement – Lucie Stoker

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    Posted by Colleen Inker

    Queen Square Chambers is delighted to announce that Lucie Stoker (2011) will be joining our growing and busy Criminal Department, as of January 2017. Lucie joins us from Westgate Chambers where she has been practising following the successful completion of her pupillage. Her Criminal practice includes such matters as violent offences, drugs, sexual assault and … Continue reading New tenant announcement – Lucie Stoker

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  • Chambers - 17, October
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    Bristol Law Society Annual Awards Dinner 2016

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    On Thursday evening (13th October) members, staff and guests of Queen Square Chambers attended the annual BLS awards dinner. A fantastic night was had by all – great speeches from John Moriarty and Robert Bourns topped off with some very funny anecdotes from Clive Coleman.  We would like to offer our congratulations to those that won awards … Continue reading Bristol Law Society Annual Awards Dinner 2016

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  • Chambers - 28, September

    Queen Square Chambers take part in Bristol Legal Walk 2016

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    On Monday 26th September, a small team from chambers took part in  the Bristol Legal Walk – a 10km sponsored walk around Bristol and the city sights to raise money for local advice services organised by the South West Legal Support Trust. Tom Cole, Colleen Inker, Chris Taylor, Mike Blitz and Amy Wood completed the walk … Continue reading Queen Square Chambers take part in Bristol Legal Walk 2016

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  • Chambers - 26, September

    A brand new tenant – Catherine Flint

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    We are absolutely delighted to announce our newest tenant is Catherine Flint.  Catherine has just completed a very successful pupillage with us and is available for Criminal and Family work. Welcome aboard!

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