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PSQB Increase Number of Individual Rankings in the New Edition of Chambers & Partners

The 2020 edition of Chambers & Partners has been released and Park Square Barristers have secured 17 individual rankings in 6 Practice areas.

The PSQB Criminal Team retains its band 1 rating with 8 individual practitioners being ranked.

“A formidable set with extensive expertise covering the full range of criminal matters. The barristers regularly prosecute and defend matters such as terrorism, homicide and serious violence offences. The set also houses several specialist rape prosecutors. Several of the its members were recently involved in Operation Tendersea, a high-profile grooming case. Instructing solicitors praise the set’s “good depth of experience and willingness to go the extra mile.”

Richard Wright QC“Masterful silk… He is a top-quality advocate who is very efficient with his paperwork and very client-friendly.”

Kama Melly QC – “A very solid performer….She is very sound and good with clients.-

Patrick Palmer – “offers notable expertise in areas such as serious sex offences, homicide and motor crime”

Mark McKone – “He is a quality operator, he does the job and does it well.”

Michael Collins – “Solid and reliable.”

Matthew Harding – “”He has excellent client skills and powerful advocacy” –

Kate Batty – “She is able to quickly cut through to the important issues in a case” –

Catherine Silverton “A very thorough and knowledgeable practitioner.” –

In Family, there is a new entry for PSQB Head of Team, Charlotte Worsley “She’s a fighter and not afraid of standing up to judges” –

Charlotte joins James Hargan who is regarded as “He is full of steel and the way he deals with medical and forensic evidence is phenomenal”  and Martin Todd is “Known for the quality of his expertise in difficult children work, including claims of sexual abuse, serious injuries and child fatalities….”He is very diligent and pleasant to deal with.”

Andrew Lewis QC retains his band 1 rating in Personal Injury “A legendary QC who is rightly regarded as one of the best around” and he also retains his band 1 rating in Clinical negligence “He was awesome: he was very human and personable, exceedingly knowledgeable, and he always made us feel involved in the process”

The PSQB Civil Fraud Team also retains its band 2 rating in Motor Insurance Fraud with Richard Paige joining Judy Dawson, Matthew Smith and Peter Wilson.

And our growing reputation in Regulatory Law is enhanced further with a ranking for Simon Clegg in Environmental.

The PSQB Civil Fraud Team also retains its National band 2 rating in Motor Insurance Fraud “Park Square Barristers offers insurers a bench of talented practitioners who are adept at handling the full gamut of fraudulent motor claims”

This year Richard Paige has been ranked “”Robust and tenacious.”

Richard joins established ranked practitioners Judy Dawson “She always has the right strategy and is never surprised by any situation” – , Matthew Smith “A fantastic cross-examiner who is really robust in court” and Peter Wilson “”Very technical.” “He’s a good operator whose paperwork is excellent.”

And our growing reputation in Regulatory Law is enhanced further with a ranking for Simon Clegg in Environment “He is very good at the analysis, his written work is always excellent and his approach is very persuasive and pleasant”

Further details of the rankings can be found on the Chambers and Partners website.




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