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Manchester set St James's Chambers is to lose its chancery capability, with eight tenants moving to a Liverpool set.
The main practice of 24-tenant St James's was previously split between common law and chancery, but will now be left with only a common law capability.
The chancery team comprises eight barristers: chancery silk and commercial litigator Anthony Elleray QC, Mark Cawson, Jonathan Cannan, Giles Maynard-Connor, Ian Foster, Nancy Dooher; Christopher Cook, and David Mohyuddin. It is believed that all are leaving to join the Manchester annexe of Liverpool-based Exchange Chambers.
40 King Street is now St James's only opposition. Its strong chancery capability is believed to have prompted discussions between commercial and property silk Edward Bartley Jones QC of Exchange Chambers and recorder silk Anthony Elleray QC.