Carol Mashembo celebrates success with further rankings in Chambers and Partners 2020.

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Carol Mashembo on her ranking in the Family/Matrimonial Department for Western (Bar) by Chambers and Partners 2020 (Band 2).

Carol has a diverse family practice encompassing cohabitation disputes, financial remedies and private children law. She has over 15 years’ experience and regularly handles cases that involve dealing with litigants in person. She is increasingly active in litigation relating to same-sex relationships.
Strengths: “She has very careful, meticulous preparation and clear advocacy. She is clear and precise in conference and inspires trust and confidence from clients. She’s always prepared to go the extra yard to get the case right.” “She’s an excellent advocate who gives strong sensible advice in children matters.”

Read more about the success of Magdalen Chambers rankings in Chambers and Partners 2020

Christopher Naish celebrates further success with ranking in Chambers and Partners 2020.

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Christopher Naish on his ranking in the Family/Matrimonial Department for Western (Bar) by Chambers and Partners 2020 (Band 1).

Christopher maintains a broad practice, acting for guardians, parents and local authorities on private and public children law matters, as well as being able to handle complex financial remedy cases. He is also proficient in disputes concerning trusts of land.
Strengths: “He’s excellent, really experienced and very good with clients. He’s very knowledgeable, down-to-earth and approachable.” “He is unflappable and calm in difficult cases, which inspires the confidence of his clients.”

Read more about the success of Magdalen Chambers rankings in Chambers and Partners 2020.

Rupert Chapman celebrates further success with ranking in Chambers and Partners 2020

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Rupert Chapman on his ranking in the Family/Matrimonial Department for Western (Bar) by Chambers and Partners 2020 (Band 2).

Rupert is recognised for his expert handling of cases involving complex matrimonial finance disputes and private law children matters. Many of his cases straddle multiple jurisdictions around the world. Strengths: “He has a very approachable, calm and pragmatic manner. He’s extremely knowledgeable and is an up-and-coming star.” “He gets to the heart of complex issues, advises clearly and is a formidable advocate with an unmatched knowledge of the law.”

Read more about the success of Magdalen Chambers rankings in Chambers and Partners 2020.

 

Chambers celebrates further success with rankings in Chambers and Partners 2020

We are proud and delighted to announce that Chambers continues in it’s success being recognised by Chambers and Partners 2020. Five members have also been individually ranked together with recognition for the clerking team for client service “The clerks are helpful and quick to respond.” “It’s a great chambers with a number of strong counsel and really helpful clerks.”

Employment

Nigel Moore (Band 3) – “His strength is his technical analysis – any work prepared by Nigel will show full consideration of all issues, no matter how small, yet he also delivers the advice in a manner which is clear and to the point.” “Nigel is extremely impressive in his speed at identifying the key issues in a case and for finding ingenious legal arguments in cases that may initially seem hopeless.”

Family/Matrimonial

Rupert Chapman (Band 2) – “He has a very approachable, calm and pragmatic manner. He’s extremely knowledgeable and is an up-and-coming star.” “He gets to the heart of complex issues, advises clearly and is a formidable advocate with an unmatched knowledge of the law.”

Carol Mashembo (Band 2) – “She has very careful, meticulous preparation and clear advocacy. She is clear and precise in conference and inspires trust and confidence from clients. She’s always prepared to go the extra yard to get the case right.” “She’s an excellent advocate who gives strong sensible advice in children matters.”

Christopher Naish (Band 1) – “He’s excellent, really experienced and very good with clients. He’s very knowledgeable, down-to-earth and approachable.” “He is unflappable and calm in difficult cases, which inspires the confidence of his clients.”

Planning

Gavin Collett (Band 2) – Well regarded for his expertise in planning law, with particular specialist knowledge in highways and rights of way. He acts for local authorities, as well as developers and private individuals. He is the head of the administrative and regulatory team at Magdalen Chambers.

Very well done to all involved!

Chambers and Partners 2020

Elizabeth Willsteed Ranked As A Leading Junior On The Western Circuit By The Legal 500

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Elizabeth Willsteed on her ranking as a leading junior on the Western Circuit by the Legal 500 in the area of Family and Child Law. Elizabeth is lauded for the way she ‘combines good and realistic decision-making with meticulous forensic analysis.’

Read more about Magdalen Chambers Ranking as Leading Set by the Legal 500 2020 here.

Rupert Chapman Ranked As A Leading Junior On The Western Circuit By The Legal 500

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Rupert Chapman on his ranking as a leading junior on the Western Circuit by the Legal 500 in the area of Family and Child Law. Rupert, who is joint Head of Chambers with Nigel Moore, is described as ‘always meticulous in his preparation and clear in his advice.’

Read more about Magdalen Chambers Ranking as Leading Set by the Legal 500 2020 here.

Susan Campbell QC Ranked As A Leading Silk On The Western Circuit By The Legal 500

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Susan Campbell QC on her ranking as a leading silk on the Western Circuit by the Legal 500 in the area of Family and Children Law. Susan joined chambers as a full member in 2019, having been an active and valued door tenant for several years, and is described by the Legal 500 as ‘a strong negotiator and excellent cross-examiner.’

Read more about Magdalen Chambers Ranking as Leading Set by the Legal 500 2020 here.

Christopher Naish Ranked As A Leading Junior On The Western Circuit By The Legal 500

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Christopher Naish on his ranking as a leading junior on the Western Circuit by the Legal 500 in the area of Family and Child Law. Our Head of Chambers until earlier this year, Chris is praised by the Legal 500 the way he ‘remains approachable to clients, despite his commanding presence in court.’

Read more about Magdalen Chambers Ranking as Leading Set by the Legal 500 2020 here.

** Save The Date ** Financial Remedies Seminar – Tuesday 5th November 2019 – Exeter

Members of our Family Finance Team are delighted to announce we will be running an informative and interactive full day seminar on Financial Remedies. Topics will include:-

Pensions on Divorce

Matrimonial and Non-matrimonial Property

When things go wrong

Case Law Update

With guest speaker Dale Simpson of Thomas Westcott who will talk about Capital Gains Tax, Income Tax, SDLT and IHT.

Further information will be available shortly but make sure the date is in your diary!!