St John’s Chambers is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for 4 awards at The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2024, which will take place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Wednesday 25th September 2024.

Chambers is shortlisted for the following awards:

Set outside London of the Year

In 2022 we were awarded the Legal 500’s prestigious ‘Set outside London of the Year’. We were then shortlisted for this award in 2023. We have now been shortlisted for it again in 2024. To be shortlisted for the third year in a row demonstrates the expert service we provide, the high-level instructions we are receiving from law firms in England and Wales and the support we give our clients. Our barristers have been praised for their expertise and thought leadership, offering market leading analysis and assessment through regular seminars, webinars, articles and podcast series. We are very grateful for the positive feedback we have received once again. As a set, we are relentlessly striving for excellence in the legal services we provide, as part of our three pillar commitment to being inclusive, commercial and excellent. So we are delighted to be nominated for this award once again.

Personal Injury Set of the Year

With 22 barristers, we are one of the largest and most established Personal Injury teams in the South West and we continue to provide top tier advice and advocacy to the UK’s leading solicitors’ firms. To be shortlisted reflects the work of the team in the past 12-months where they have collectively made numerous notable appearances in the Supreme Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. Read more here.

Andrew McLaughlin has been nominated for ‘Personal Injury Junior of the Year’.

Andrew McLaughlin has a national practice in the fields of personal injury, industrial disease and clinical negligence. He has been a member of St John’s Chambers for more than 20 years and he holds the position of Head of the Personal Injury Practice Group. The majority of his work involves multi-million-pound claims arising from road traffic accidents to accidents at work. Read more here.

Court of Protection Set of the Year

The Legal 500 describe us as as the ‘go-to‘ set for Court of Protection work on the Western Circuit, with several members regularly receiving instructions from family members, the Official Solicitor, and local authorities, among others. Read more here.

The Legal 500 research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients (both lay clients and instructing solicitors), submissions from the Bar and interviews with leading private practice and in-house lawyers.

We are very grateful to all our clients and referees who have made this shortlisting possible.

Congratulations to all those shortlisted and good luck!

A full list of those shortlisted can be found here.