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Recruitment: Kate Hughes QC13.05.21

The Members of Chambers are delighted to announce the recruitment of Kate Hughes QC as a door tenant at Spire Barristers.  The addition of Kate to our team of specialist family law Silks further enhances our already formidable reputation as one of the leading Family Law Teams across the North of England.  We now have 6 family law Silks available for instruction across the region and nationally.

Our Family Law Silks:

Taryn Lee QC             Darren Howe QC

Felicity Gerry QC      Jacqueline Thomas QC

John Tughan QC        Kate Hughes QC

Following the announcement Leigh Royall, our Senior Clerk, commented “even though amid a pandemic, we have still been successful in our recruitment strategy in line with our Business Plan, in recent weeks we have recruited Andrea Ferguson (2003) to our Family Law Team and Holly Littlewood (2008) to the Public Law Team.  Also we have recently finalised our Pupil recruitment for September 2021 and September 2022 offering 4 outstanding applicants pupillage, two for 2021 and two for 2022.  The addition of Kate to chambers further highlights the trajectory on which Spire Barristers is travelling and we look forward to keeping her busy in the future.”