‘The set is very professional and responsive‘

Legal 500 2022

‘A walking encyclopedia of the law. He is always prepared, has extreme attention to detail, and is very good with vulnerable clients. ’

Legal 500 2022

'One of the most outstanding barristers I have ever had cause to instruct and one who is an unparalleled marvel in determination and focus'

Legal 500 2022

‘A solid and dependable barrister. His preparation is meticulous. He has the ability to create a legal argument out of the most difficult of situations where others would struggle to do so.’

Legal 500 2022
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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 Oct 2021
    We are delighted to be ranked in Chambers and Partners The Bar Guide 2022 edition
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  • 04 Oct 2021
    We welcome two new pupils Nida Ali and Albert Gibbon
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  • 04 Oct 2021
    We are delighted to welcome James Hankinson to the team.
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