3 Dr Johnsons Buildings is a long standing and established Family and Civil law set. This set of chambers has an illustrious history extending back to the 19th century, including famous barristers and trials. Two amongst former members are Edward Carson, who became a Law Lord, and Mr. Justice Darling. For many years Woodfall on the Law of Landlord and Tenant was edited here. Building on this eminent tradition, we are a forward-thinking set which prides itself on combining excellence and high standards with pragmatism and helpfulness. Our barristers practise in courts at all levels throughout the country representing a wide range of individuals and institutions. Our clients range from small, high street solicitors, large City firms and local authorities, to members of the public, who instruct us directly on a Public Access basis. Members of Chambers offer foreign languages and expertise in foreign law, including Islamic law All our barristers have formidable legal skills – which they complement with being approachable and friendly. Our team’s legal strengths, diverse backgrounds and healthy gender balance combine to offer services appreciated by our many different clients. We offer particular expertise in the interaction between civil and family law. Our ‘open door’ policy enables every member of Chambers to consult with colleagues appropriately when a case presents overlapping areas of law. Many of our barristers will accept instructions directly from members of the public, businesses and companies under the Public Access scheme.
Family (general)Relationship agreementsDomestic abuseResidential landlord and tenantFamily financesTrust and estate disputesInheritanceChild abduction and wardshipCommercial propertyDivorce and separationWills and probatePrivate childrenAdoptionCivil partnershipsSurrogacyPublic childrenTrusts of land and co-ownershipCourt of protection
Court of protectionTrusts of land and co-ownershipShareholder and partnership disputesContentious insolvencyCommercial litigation (general)Commercial contractsWills and probateCommercial propertyInheritanceTrust and estate disputesFamily financesCommercial property litigationResidential landlord and tenant