"The clerks are friendly, very helpful and will liaise directly with the court and other clerks regarding hearings if there is a clash. They are easy to deal with!"
Created from the merger of Southernhay and Rougemont Chambers, Magdalen Chambers brings together the breadth of expertise and the national and regional reputation for excellence enjoyed by both sets.
"An extremely strong family team [who offer] a wide range of barristers, who, without fail, are top quality."

Members of Chambers act for individuals, companies, government bodies and local authorities, both locally and nationwide, many of whom can be instructed directly by non-lawyers, through the Direct and Licensed Access schemes.

Chambers is based in Exeter, next to the Combined Court and Employment Tribunal, and incorporates specially designed mediation facilities.

Magdalen Chambers is a well-respected chambers operating out of Exeter. Members of the set are regularly instructed in financial remedy and private child law matters. Its barristers represent local authorities, parents and guardians in a range of complex matters including sexual abuse, non-accidental injury and care proceedings. The set is described as “excellent: friendly, helpful and efficient.”

Barristers regulated by the Bar Standards Board

Latest News

Chambers welcomes two new Pupils

Members and clerks are delighted to welcome Phoebe Mitchell and Vincent Mulcock who both started their specialist pupillages in April 2024.. Phoebe is undertaking a specialist Family Pupillage under the supervision of William Hillier whilst Vincent is undertaking a specialist […]

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Renters’ Reform Bill passes through the house!!

MPs voted in favour of the government’s Renters’ Reform Bill, Wednesday 24 April 2024, and the indefinite delay to the end of no fault evictions (s.21 notices) remains in place. The government have held off outlawing s21s until a review […]

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Tom Urwin part of the successful team in The High Court of Justice – Family Division

The Incorporated Trustees of Great Calling Ministries Worldwide v Auguster Omonigho Irabor & Anor Tom Urwin was part of the team Led by Brent Molyneux KC and with Joseph Switalski of 29 Bedford Row, successfully resisted an appeal in a […]

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Second Six Pupil Graeme Whitcher is accepting instructions

We are pleased to announce that Graeme has commenced his second six period within his pupillage specialising in the area of Civil Law. During his first-six, Graeme has shadowed members of the Civil Team across all areas of Chambers’ expertise, […]

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Katie Elford

Second Six Pupil Katie Elford is accepting instructions.

We are pleased to announce that Katie has commenced her second six period within his pupillage specialising in the area of Civil Law.  During her first-six, Katie has shadowed members of the Civil Team across all areas of Chambers’ expertise, […]

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Usmaan Siddiqui

Family Second Six Pupil Usmaan Siddiqui is accepting instructions.

We are pleased to announce that Usmaan is ‘on his feet’ and is accepting instructions. During his First Six, Usmaan has shadowed most members of the family team in financial remedy, private children, care, and TOLATA cases. He has attended […]

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Bethany Wright

Family Second Six Pupil Bethany Wright is accepting instructions.

We are pleased to announce that Bethany is ‘on her feet’ and is accepting instructions. During her First Six, Bethany has shadowed most members of the family team in financial remedy, private children, care, and TOLATA cases. She has attended […]

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Places available- High Conflict Children Cases Conference – 14th May 2024 – Exeter

Due to some last minute changes from In person attendance to virtual we have some places available.  Hosted by our Head of Family Christian Gape Tuesday 14th May 20249.30am-4:30pm Mercure Southgate Hotel, Southernhay, Exeter(Full day in person and virtual via […]

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The Importance of Being Neutral

CHARLES COOPER CONSIDERS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF TRUSTEES DECLARING AND MAINTAINING NEUTRALITY IN THE COURSE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS Where a trustee or personal representative is a party to legal proceedings, the general rule is that they are entitled to be paid […]

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