11 Members of Chambers listed in the Legal 500, 2017

13 October 2017

Field Court Chambers is delighted to announce that 11 members of Chambers have been listed in the Legal 500 2017 edition with a first time listing for Damian Powell.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for their support during the past year with a special thank you to all those who participated in the feedback process.

Chambers Overview 

With ‘great breadth and depth of experience’ in areas such as employment, family, media and public law, Field Court Chambers has ‘an excellent range of counsel, who always impress with the quality of their work and willingness to go the extra mile’. The clerks also garner praise: ‘they are dependable and never let you down’, and ‘provide splendid support’. In particular, senior clerk Ian Boardman is ‘helpful and friendly’ and ‘tailors the service he provides to suit client needs’. He is supported by deputy senior clerk Mark Townsend (‘very efficient and pleasant to deal with’) and first junior Hayley Walker (‘outstanding at what she does and always trying to accommodate’). Some say they ‘have tried other Chambers in the past but always come back to this set due to the excellent service from the clerks and barristers’.

Administrative and Public Law (incl. Local Government) - Leading junior 

Hilton Harrop Griffiths - ‘Extremely knowledgeable and pragmatic.’

Children Law (incl. Public and Private Law) - Leading junior 

Ruth Cabeza - ‘Knowledgeable in the areas of international and adoption law.’

Dennis Sharpe - ‘He is friendly and likeable, which reassures clients.’

Employment- Leading junior

John Crosfill - ‘He has great judgement and a quiet authority in court.’

Family Law (incl. Divorce and Financial Remedy)- Leading junior 

Christopher Stirling - ‘His meticulous and objective assessment of the law is tempered with good humour and understanding.’

Media and Entertainment (incl. Art and Cultural Property)- Leading junior 

John Critchley - ‘An intelligent barrister with excellent judgement.’

Police Law – Mainly Defendant- Leading junior 

Damian Powell - ‘His work ranges from judicial reviews to antisocial behaviour matters to cash forfeiture.’

Social Housing- Leading junior 

Adrian Davis - ‘His very professional approach inspires confidence in the client and the judge.’

Emma Godfrey - ‘Recommended for her attention to detail, knowledge and client care.’

Jonathan Pennington Legh - ‘He has an excellent eye for detail.’

Sarah Salmon - ‘A very confident advocate, who ensures she always delivers a good service.’