Chambers UK 2013 new listings

26 NOVEMBER 2012

Paul Hopkins QC, Robert Vernon and Christopher Felstead have all been named in the most recent release of Chambers UK Guide as notable practitioners on the Wales and Chester circuit.  They join another 10 members of 9 Park Place Chambers who remain listed in the directory this year as leaders in their field.

Paul Hopkins QC is named as a popular choice both for ancillary relief matters and a wide range of private and public law children work. Chambers UK 2013 notes that his “absolutely charming and hardworking” approach sees him identified by sources as “a great all-rounder.”

Christopher Felstead is also listed as another dedicated family law junior who focuses his practice on complex ancillary relief cases. He is also instructed on childcare matters.

Recommended employment barristers on circuit include Robert Vernon, who is described as a "sensitive heavyweight lawyer," praised for his client care and technical ability. Market commentators say: "He is personable and a skilled draftsman."

Also listed in Chambers UK 2013 are: Gwydion Hughes (in Chancery and Dispute Resolution),  Emyr Jones (Chancery), Peter Brooks (Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence), Owen Thomas and Matthew Barry (Family) and David Elias, Peter Davies, Heath Edwards, Elizabeth Pearson and Owen Williams (Crime)