Moves at the Bar

The biggest moves at the Bar in May

There were many moves across the Bar this month, with four new hires at Doughty Street Chambers, two moves at 4 Pump Court and another two at 11 King’s Bench Walk. Four new hires at Doughty Street Chambers This May, Doughty Street Chambers hired Yvonne Kramo and Laura Stockdale, as well as Amanda Clift-Matthews, from […]

Sam Karim QC, Gatehouse Chambers

The six biggest moves at the Bar in April

There were moves afoot at Landmark Chambers and 1 Crown Office Row last month, while two other sets announced QC hires. Katharine Elliot (Call: 2016) Landmark Chambers  Landmark Chambers strengthened its planning, environment and public law expertise with Katharine Elliot last month. She joins after nearly five years with 4-5 Gray’s Inn, where she completed […]

Matthew Waszak

The nine biggest moves at the Bar in March

There were plenty of moves at the Bar last month, with Twenty Essex gaining two new additions and two leaving Temple Garden Chambers.   Stuart Catchpole QC (Silk: 2002), Atkin Chambers Stuart Catchpole joined Atkin Chambers after almost 34 years at 39 Essex Chambers. Most of Catchpole’s practice focuses on litigation, arbitration and mediations in the […]

The eight biggest moves at the Bar in February

The Bar was very busy in February with a huge number of moves, including a new door tenant at Fountain Court and an established silk moving to Exchange Chambers. Here are the moves at the Bar last month. Darragh Connell (Call: 2012), Maitland Chambers Maitland Chambers welcomed Darragh Connell who moved over last month after […]

The eight biggest moves at the Bar in January

Landmark, Keating and No5 dominated January with two new additions at each chambers, while Twenty Essex expanded in Asia-Pacific. Here are the top moves at the Bar from last month. Miranda Butler (Call: 2013) Landmark Chambers Landmark Chambers welcomed Miranda Butler last month after she joined its public law group. She was previously at Garden […]

The five biggest moves at the Bar in December

After a busy November, lateral moves slowed down at the Bar in December. 39 Essex Chambers added a QC, while Brick Court, Outer Temple and Landmark Chambers welcomed juniors.  Here are the top moves from last month.  Emilie Gonin, Brick Court   After six years, Emilie Gonin switched to Brick Court last month from Doughty Street Chambers. […]

The nine biggest moves at the Bar in November

The Bar was extremely busy in November with a huge number of moves, including a retired Lord Justice of Appeal. Some chambers were even busier than others, with Wilberforce Chambers and 39 Essex having two moves each. Here are the nine biggest moves at the Bar last month. Sir David Richards, One Essex Court Sir […]

The five biggest moves at the Bar in October

Lateral moves slowed down at the Bar in October, with many sets instead announcing the recruitment of tenants fresh from their completed pupillage. Those on the move, however, included baby and senior juniors, an associate tenant and a former High Court judge. Here are the five biggest moves at the Bar in October. Daniel Benedyk, […]

The seven biggest moves at the Bar in September

After a quiet August, last month saw chambers embark on a hiring spree as they kicked back into gear ahead of the new judicial term. Here are the seven biggest moves at the Bar in September. Jesse Nicholls and Sarah Sackman, Matrix Chambers Matrix announced it boosted its public law offering with two new juniors: […]

Salim Moollan

The four biggest moves at the Bar in August

A leadership appointment in Asia-Pacific and two QC switches wrapped up a relatively busy summer at the Bar. Here are the top moves from last month. Matthew Turner, Doughty Street Human rights barrister Matthew Turner (Call: 2018) moved over to Doughty Street last month, after nearly a three-year stint at Crown Office Chambers. He had […]

The eight biggest moves at the Bar in July

July saw many juniors setting sail for other sets, while there was another QC hire from the magic circle. Here are the eight biggest moves. Essex Court Essex Court welcomed three new tenants to its commercial roster in July. The trio included junior barrister Christopher Lloyd, who joined Essex Court from Erskine Chambers, where he practised […]

The six biggest moves at the Bar in June

Departures from Debevoise & Plimpton proved fruitful for some of the Bar’s magic circle last month, while 11KBW was also strengthened with a trio of arrivals from separate sets.   Georgina Petrova, Brick Court Chambers Brick Court bolstered its band of commercial juniors last month with the arrival of Georgina Petrova, who joined the magic […]