Legal 500 201829.10.18

Following the publication on the new edition of The Legal 500, Spire Barristers now have 9 recommendations within the publication, an increase on last years rankings.  8 Members ranked for Family & Children and 1 for Court of Protection.

This is what the Legal 500 2018 said:-

Following a rebrand in July 2017, 37 Park Square became 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.

Family & Children Law:-

Family law is a core specialty at Spire Barristers, where the team is instructed across the spectrum of public and private law children work; recent cases include severe physical and sexual abuse, non-accidental injuries, care proceedings and potential international relocation. Radicalisation matters are a growing area of instruction for the set.

Taryn Lee QC – Spire Barristers ‘Authoritative, with an exceptional intellect.

Jeremy Lindsay – Spire Barristers ‘He has experience in public children law cases.

Liz Shaw – Spire Barristers ‘Very empathetic and excellent with vulnerable clients’.

Linda Cains – Spire Barristers ‘Highly intelligent and dedicated to her cases.

Michael Burdon – Spire Barristers ‘Noted for his expertise in Hague Convention cases.

Sarah Blackmore – Spire Barristers ‘Very experienced in children law cases.

Jacqui Thomas – Spire Barristers ‘A very experienced junior who is measured and meticulous in court.

Jonathan Wilson – Spire Barristers ‘Recommended for complex public law children matters.

Court of Protection:-

Spire Barristers houses Jacqui Thomas, who has particular expertise in Court of Protection cases regarding health and welfare and deprivation of liberty matters involving vulnerable adults.

Jacqui Thomas – Spire Barristers ‘She has a great technical mind.