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Chambers & Partners Stars at the Bar 2023

We are delighted that Paul Chaisty KC and Philip Jones KC have both been named by Chambers and Partners as Stars of the Bar for 2023.  The Stars at the Bar have proved their excellence across a range of practice areas as researched and are ranked highly by the Chambers UK Bar team during their research for the Chambers UK Bar Guide 2023.

Paul Chaisty KC is a leading specialist in chancery and commercial litigation across all fields especially commercial disputes, corporate shareholder actions, civil fraud, partnership, banking, sports law, and domestic and international arbitrations.

“Paul is superb; a top-level opponent.”

“Paul is an absolute master tactician. He has made an art form of brevity. He knows exactly what to say with devastating effect.”

“He is one of the best trial advocates I have worked with.”

“Paul is a very impressive barrister who is immensely prepared.”

“Paul is a very impressive barrister. He’s immensely prepared, nothing can ever faze Paul. Even if it does, he’s calm under pressure. He deals with it in his stride and gets the right result for the client.”

“Paul is one of the most formidable advocates that I’ve ever seen. Once he gets his teeth into something, he never lets go. He’s incredibly pragmatic and approachable, and clients love him.”

“Paul Chaisty KC is absolutely brilliant advising in conference and as an advocate. He is able to adapt to court procedures all over the world.”

“Paul is a demon cross-examiner and a thorough barrister.”


Philip Jones KC has a broad commercial and chancery practice and has frequently been named by Chambers & Partners as one of the Stars at the Bar during the last 18 years.

“Hugely insightful, very helpful and responsive, and excellent in conference with clients. He is exactly what you want from an experienced chancery silk: he gives a lot of direction and is also very down to earth and easy to work with.”

“A very elegant advocate.”

“He has a supreme intellect.”

“Philip is a very strategic and imaginative advocate.”

“Philip comes up with imaginative and tactical solutions. He is very strategic.”


The full list of Chambers & Partners 'Stars at the Bar' can be viewed here.