Chambers and Partners, 2022: 6 members of chambers ranked

21 October 2021

We are delighted that 6 members of chambers have been included in Chambers and Partners 2022. Additionally, we continue to be ranked as a set for our social housing law team.

Thank you to all our clients for your support during the year and particular thanks to everyone who gave feedback on our barristers.

Social housing

Band 3 Set

Field Court Chambers continues to boast a well-respected team with a notable presence in the social housing sector. Members represent tenants, housing associations, local authorities and other landlords in cases such as homelessness appeals, possession proceedings and disrepair claims. The barristers continue to act in a wide range of cases which involve human rights considerations. A source comments: "They are good value for money, reliable and approachable."

Band 4

Emma Godfrey – "Her paperwork is precise and she works quickly." "She is very on point and clear with her advice and judgement."

Clare Cullen – "She is bright, industrious and technically brilliant with excellent client care." "Her written work is excellent, she performs brilliantly on her feet, her knowledge is second to none, and she is very approachable and easy to work with."

Sarah McKeown – "She has a very practical approach and is solution-focused." "Sarah is bright, incisive and provides a good service for the client."

Community care

Band 2

Hilton Harrop-Griffiths – "A very experienced local authority advocate." "Hilton is really helpful and grasps the issues very quickly."

Election law

Band 1

Francis Hoar – “He is very knowledgeable, highly approachable and extremely experienced in electoral law.” “He has secured himself a niche position in election law and is perfectly nice to deal with.”

Local government

Band 3

Hilton Harrop-Griffiths – "He is able to get straight to the heart of the issues in a case really quickly and is very helpful."

Real Estate Litigation

Band 5

Max Thorowgood – "He is a joy to work with. He is highly intelligent with a keen eye for detail and great with complex covenant disputes." "His opinions and arguments are always well thought through and concise."