'An exceptional advocate and a walking encyclopaedia of the law'

Legal 500 2020

'She is a fantastic advocate who fights tooth and nail for her clients'

Legal 500 2021

'The Clerks always managed to find someone of the right experience and expertise, and at the right price'

Chambers & Partners 2020
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Welcome to Stour Chambers

We are a leading multi-disciplinary set of barristers, providing expert legal advice and court representation. Our members are ranked as “leaders in their field” and are consistently listed year on year in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners bar guides. 

This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020

Stour Chambers has 'a range of barristers at different levels suited for different cases'. Members continue to be instructed in complex multi-day cases in the public law space, where it provides 'expert counsel' across Kent and further afield involving non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and extreme neglect. On the family finance front, Elizabeth Spence is a go-to barrister for high-value cases with issues of minority shareholdings and opponents deploying hostile litigation tactics.

~ Legal 500 Bar Guide 2021

Latest News

  • 21 Jan 2021
    Stour Chambers is sad to announce the death George Pulman QC
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  • 13 Jan 2021
    This online Seminar will be hosted by Ben Leb and Thomas Richardson and deals with Property Litigation.
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  • 17 Dec 2020
    Public Law Child Team & Third Six Family Law - Applications to join welcome
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