Wilberforce Chambers

Bar top 30 position: 6=

  • Overview

Led by John Martin QC, Wilberforce Chambers is widely recognised as a leading set in professional liability, private client and pensions law. Declan Redmond is the set’s chief executive and senior clerk with the chambers made up of 53 barristers, 23 of whom are silks.

Head of chambers, John Martin QC, has a strong litigation practice that specialises in chancery and commercial work in the Supreme Court. Other prominent barristers in the pensions practice include Brian Green QC, Christopher Nugee QC and Robert Ham QC, all of whom enjoy strong reputations among their peers.

Michael Furness QC, deputy head of chambers, is a leading silk in trusts law, tax and pensions, and professional liability. He is ably supported in all of those practices by some of the set’s leading juniors. Jonathan Evans specialises in trusts, commercial and pensions law, as does Jonathan Hilliard. Both are regarded as stars within the set.

Emily Campbell comes highly recommended for her highly successful pensions practice. Julian Greenhill is another junior of note with a strong litigation practice and a focus on commercial and chancery work.


8 New Square
Lincoln's Inn

Silks: 23
Juniors: 30
Head of chambers: John Martin QC
Chief executive and senior clerk: Declan Redmond