Excellent chancery and probate team stands out on the Western Circuit, with members offering a wide range of expertise.”

The Legal 500 2024, Commercial Litigation

St John’s Chambers’ Financial Services expertise is second to none. Our barristers offer extensive regulatory and litigation experience to finance companies, corporations, regulatory bodies and individuals acting on behalf of both claimants and defendants.

We are also instructed on professional conduct matters and other issues arising under the FSA. We advise on commercial and chancery issues involving breaches of legislation and banking litigation generally.


As the number of cases being dealt with by way of mediation increases, our mediation team is on hand to help, as advisers, advocates and mediators. Our facilities are specifically designed to meet with clients’ needs for a mediation venue. Read more.

Public Access

Some members of the team are also available to act, where appropriate, for members of the public, as well as commercial and non-commercial organisations, under the Public Access scheme. Read more.


The team delivers workshops and seminars in Chambers and regional centres. We also provide training on behalf of local Law Societies and in conjunction with solicitors firms. In addition we can give tailored in-house training for particular firms. If you would like any further information please contact Robert Bocock.

Directory Quotes

St John’s Chambers’ ‘excellent‘ commercial team offers its expertise to both businesses and individuals in relation to a wide range of disputes.”

The Legal 500 2024, Commercial Litigation

The barristers at St John’s Chambers offer significant expertise in a variety of company law matters, including unfair prejudice petitions and shareholder disputes.”

Chambers UK 2024, Company

The barristers are incredibly experienced and very able to handle complex commercial litigation.”

Chambers UK 2024, Commercial Dispute Resolution

The barristers offer significant expertise in a variety of company law matters, advising on a range of domestic and international clients.’ ‘They have some great individuals who are technically excellent.’ “

Chambers UK 2023, Company

St John’s Chambers is a leading commercial set on the Western Circuit with a broad stable of commercial barristers. It is able to handle the full range of commercial matters, including shareholder, partnership and contractual disputes in addition to banking litigation and professional negligence cases. The set is also an excellent choice for commercial and agricultural real estate and chancery work.”

Chambers UK 2023, Commercial Dispute Resolution

The clerks are always very helpful and will always point you in the right direction if you are unsure.”

Chambers UK 2023, Commercial Dispute Resolution (Client Service)

St John’s Chambers provide an exceptional service”

2023 Chambers UK, Company (Client Service)

The very experienced Commercial team is regularly instructed by individuals and large companies in a wide range of contentious work.”

Legal 500 2023, Commercial Litigation

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