Awards

St John’s Chambers is consistently recognised by independent awards for its expertise in a broad range of specialist areas of law. Our barristers and chambers are regular winners and shortlisted both locally and nationally.

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Shortlisted for best chambers in work life balance and colleague supportiveness by Legal Cheek

Legal Cheek shortlisted St John’s for best Chambers in ‘work/life balance’, and ‘colleague supportiveness’. Legal Cheek have published ‘The Chambers Most List‘ which provides everything you need to know about the leading chambers operating in the UK, including pupillage numbers, money, junior and QC stats, and gender diversity figures. Head over to our individual profile featuring the ‘The Legal Cheek View’ and ‘Junior Barrister Survey Scorecards’ here.

Chambers of the Year - Regional

Family Law team shortlisted for ‘Regional Family Law Chambers of the Year’ at Family Law Awards 2021

The Family Law Awards 2021 has announced the nominees for this year’s ‘Regional Family Law Chambers of the Year Award’ and we are delighted that St John’s Family & Divorce team has been shortlisted.

The shortlists were chosen by a judging panel made up of representatives of the Family Law Bar Association, Resolution, the Association of Lawyers for Children, and CILEx along with Family Law editors and publishing executives.

WINNER - Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

Sarah Phillimore is awarded ‘Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year’ at the 10th Bristol Law Society’s Annual Awards

We are delighted to announce that Family Law barrister, Sarah Phillimore won the ‘Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year’ award at the 10th Bristol Law Society’s Annual Awards 2019. The ceremony took place on Thursday, 24th October at the Marriott City Centre Hotel in Bristol, and was attended by over three hundred legal professionals.

This award recognises Sarah’s strong and dedicated commitment to the supply of pro bono for the benefit of individuals, organisations and the region.

SHORTLISTED - Chambers of the Year

Shortlisted Bristol Law Society’s ‘Chambers of the Year’ 2019/2020

We were shortlisted Bristol Law Society’s Chambers of the Year award. Having also won Chambers of the Year in 2015, 2017, and 2018 these awards clearly identify Chambers continued commitment to the legal and wider community. Bristol Law Society’s annual awards recognise the important work in the Bristol legal community, celebrating their many successes and outstanding achievements.

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Bristol Law Society’s ‘Chambers of the Year’ 2018/2019

We have won the Bristol Law Society’s Chambers of the Year award once again. Having also won Chambers of the Year in 2015 and 2017, these awards clearly identify Chambers continued commitment to the legal and wider community. Bristol Law Society’s annual awards recognise the important work in the Bristol legal community, celebrating their many successes and outstanding achievements.

St John’s Chambers shortlisted for ‘Chambers of the Year’ by STEP Private Client Awards 2018/19

We are delighted to announce that St John’s Chambers have been shortlisted by the STEP Private Client Awards 2018/19 for their ‘Chambers of the Year’ award. It is a great achievement in itself as the awards span the entirety of the UK and include London sets as well. The winners will be decided on the 7 November at the awards ceremony hosted at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London. As well as being shortlisted for their ‘Chambers of the Year’ 2017 award, our specialist wills & trusts team have been described by Legal 500 as the strongest Chancery set in Bristol. The team advise and represent clients in a broad range of disputes, with a particular strength in complex contentious trusts and inheritance disputes.

Regional/Scottish “Set of the Year 2018” for The Legal 500 Awards UK Bar

Each year Legal 500 carry out in-depth research across the whole of the UK legal sector to identify the best sets out there, and this award clearly recognises St John’s as a stand out national set.

Natasha Dzameh winner of Bristol Law Society’s ‘Barrister of the Year’ 2017

It is with great pleasure that we announce the achievement of Natasha Dzameh, one of our commercial & chancery barristers, in winning the Bristol Law Society’s “Barrister of the Year 2017” award last night. She was lauded as an excellent lawyer and was also commended on her client service skills. Her accomplishment is demonstrative of the diligence she applies to every case and the priority with which she treats client satisfaction.