Ordinary people. Extraordinary barristers.
Outstanding team.


‘Spire Barristers, a specialist family and public law set. Counsel handle the full range of children law matters, including abuse cases and care proceedings, and reports a growth in instructions relating to alleged radicalisation. Court of Protection and matrimonial finance work are other core areas of expertise. The ‘excellent’ clerks are headed by Leigh Royall’ – Legal 500 2018

Chambers ‘specialises exclusively in family and public law, and practitioners handle the full range children law matters, including care proceedings and abuse cases. Matrimonial finance and Court of Protection work are also key areas of instruction. The ‘excellent’ clerks are headed by Leigh Royall.’  – Legal 500 2017

“…The set is well known for its family law expertise, where practitioners deal with the full range of private and public family matters, including care, abuse and financial remedies. Court of Protection cases are an increasing source of work…The ‘highly efficient and friendly’ clerks are headed by Leigh Royall.” – Legal 500 2016

Our Clerks are committed to delivering the highest levels of client service. With detailed knowledge of the expertise and availability of our barristers, the clerks take pride in our dedicated approach. Clients receive all the information and advice that they need in order to find a suitable barrister or team.

Our Clerking Team were recently nominated for Clerking Team of the Year at the Family Law Awards 2016.

“All the staff at Spire Barristers are pleasant, professional and very helpful” – Public Access Client HM (2019)


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