1 Chancery Lane

Consistently recommended in the legal directories

1 Chancery Lane

Acted in some of the leading civil law cases over the last 50 years

1 Chancery Lane

A leading civil common law set of barristers chambers

The Chambers of John Ross QC


1 Chancery Lane is a leading civil common law set of barristers chambers. From our modern, state of the art premises comes a wealth and breadth of experience gained in some of the leading cases of the last 50 years.  Our expertise and high quality service is reflected in the comments clients have made about us in recent editions of the leading legal directories:-

"Chambers provides ‘an exceptional client-focused service', and the ‘friendly and enthusiastic' clerks ‘go out of their way to make sure that their clients are treated with the utmost care and attention'."  Legal 500 2014

"This is a very well-oiled machine - instructions are delivered to barristers on time, and there is always a dialogue over any timetable problems they have.  They are fantastic."  Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2014

"We sing from the same hymn sheet - there's a lot of two-way communication; we work as a team."  Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2014

We put our clients' needs first and pride ourselves on providing a consistently high quality service both from our barristers and our clerks.  We offer our clients training and regular service reviews, and we actively seek to offer commercial and flexible working solutions.

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Re An application to Commit (H v D & ors) [2015] EWHC 2090 (Fam) and [2015] EWHC 2228 (costs)

29th July 2015

Application to commit struck out

Re An application to Commit (H v D & ors)  [2015] EWHC 2090 (Fam) and [2015] EWHC  2228 (costs)

Applications were made by a father against a CAFCASS officer, her supervisor and the mother’s solicitors to commit them to prison for contempt of...

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TAJ v ISLAN: Judges still falling into error in the assessment of BHR post Stevens v Equity [2015]

23rd July 2015

TAJ v ISLAN: Judges still falling into error in the assessment of BHR post Stevens v Equity [2015]

 

In the lengthy saga of credit hire litigation, the Court of Appeal has sought to clarify the correct approach that judges should take in the assessment of the BHR (basic hire rate), formerly...

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