Family set to open in West Country

The set, headed up by Eleanor Platt QC and Alison Ball QC, has recruited two new tenants who will be permanently based in Exeter, and hopes to bring a junior tenant on board soon.

Kay Firth Butterfield is joining the annexe in Exeter from 1 Gray's Inn Square in London, the chambers of The Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, and Gillian Downham is moving there from Exeter-based Rougemont Chambers