8 Members of Chambers listed in the Legal 500 2015

16 September 2015

Field Court Chambers is delighted to announce that 8 members of Chambers have been listed in the Legal 500 2015 edition.

Chambers Overview

Solicitors have ‘nothing but praise’ for Field Court Chambers, which ‘never lets you down’ and ‘alleviates some of the stress and difficulties busy litigators face’. The set has ‘a number of skilled, able counsel who will, if necessary, turn things around overnight’; ‘you can rely and lean on them when you need to’. Members have broad expertise, notably in employment, family, media and public law. The clerks ‘always go the extra mile to make solicitors feel thoroughly looked after’. ‘Nothing is too much trouble and they make you feel that the work they do for you really matters to them.’ In particular, Ian Boardman, Mark Townsend and Hayley Walker ‘make sure any instruction runs smoothly’. Delia Lees-Buckley is the chambers director.


Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading juniors

Hilton Harrop-Griffiths -  ‘Outstanding.’

Children law (including public and private law) – Leading juniors

Dennis Sharpe -  ‘He is a fantastic advocate, and makes clients feel at ease despite difficult issues.’

Social housing – Leading juniors

Adrian Davis -  ‘Very thorough and attentive.’

Emma Godfrey -  ‘A very reliable and straightforward communicator.’

Jonathan Pennington Legh -  ‘Very good at examining witnesses.’

Employment – Leading juniors

John Crosfill -  ‘Clients enjoy their dealings with him, and return for his advice over and over again.’

Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) – Leading juniors

Christopher Stirling -  ‘Very reliable, and good at calling the right outcome of a case.’

Media and entertainment – Leading juniors

John Critchley -  ‘Very user-friendly, approachable, and commercially minded.’