St John’s Chambers recommended as a top-tier set in 13 areas of law in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500

30th September 2021

St John’s Chambers is thrilled to announce that we have been recommended as a top-tier set in 13 main areas of law in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500. Two of our QCs are listed in the ‘Leading silks’ list, and 40 of our barristers are listed in the ‘Leading juniors’ list.

Congratulations to Rachel Segal who has been ranked for the first time in personal injury, and to all of our barristers that have continued to be ranked, reaffirming our reputation as one of the leading sets outside of London.

What does Legal 500 say about St John’s Chambers

  • Agriculture
    “Regularly instructed in cases involving contentious probate, property disputes and trusts and estates work, to name a few areas of expertise within the agricultural space.”
  • Chancery, probate, and tax
    “An excellent contentious trust and probate set with a very strong Chancery team, housing members who rival London counsel in ability and experience.”
  • Clinical negligence
    “The ‘fantastic’ St John’s Chambers is a strong clinical negligence set, housing members with strength in handling a range of defendant and claimant work.”
  • Commercial litigation
    “A go-to set for commercial litigation in the region and stands out for its excellent strength in depth, in the words of instructing solicitors.”
  • Court of Protection and community care
    “Alex Troup and Oliver Wooding have been kept busy handling cases involving issues of mental capacity arising from diagnoses of dementia, health and welfare matters, and property and affairs disputes.”
  • Family and children law
    “Go-to chambers in the South West for hard working, knowledgeable and good quality barristers across the board in the arena of family law.”
  • Inquests and inquiries
    “In the inquests and inquiries space, recent instructions for St John’s Chambers’ team include acting for the families of the deceased, local health boards, prisons, and care home.”
  • Personal injury
    “Houses a comprehensive set of barristers in its personal injury team, which is praised by clients for its ‘strength in depth.’ “
  • Property and construction
    “The strongest chambers in the South West for property work.
  • Company and insolvency
  • Professional negligence
  • Licensing
  • Regional Bar Costs
  • Planning and environment

St John’s is a big name in the South West.”


We would like to say a huge thank you to our clients that put forward some lovely feedback about our barristers and clerks.

    An accomplished clerking team.”

    lEGAL 500 2022 (CLIENT FEEDBACK)