Welcome to Cornwall Street

We are one of the leading sets of Barristers’ Chambers with over 45 Barristers practising in and around Birmingham, Oxford and Shrewsbury. We provide strength and experience across a wide range of legal disciplines with expertise in a number of specialist niche areas.

For over 50 years we have continued to provide an unsurpassed level of client care with approachable and business-like Barristers and an efficient and friendly Clerking Team. Solicitor clients from all disciplines benefit from quick turnaround of advisory work, transparent and clear fee structures and the ability to communicate quickly and effectively with Members of Chambers. We work in partnership with solicitors to achieve the best outcome for the client whatever the nature of the case, whatever the stage of the litigation. We have developed a quality assurance programme which ensures the maintenance of high levels of service to the client.

Our Barristers’ practices fall within one or two of the core practice groups within Chambers, namely the Criminal Team, the Family Team, the Civil Team and the Regulatory Team. Each team comprises Barristers of diverse seniority and experience but of universally high quality in advocacy, drafting and advisory work.

Civil Law

Including Commercial, Chancery, Property, PI & Clinical Negligence.

Family Law

Advice and advocacy relating to Children, Family Finance & Court of Protection.

Criminal Law

Prosecuting and Defending all types of offences at every level.

Regulatory Law

Including Judicial Review, Regulatory, Disciplinary, Immigration, Sports & Coronial Law.

Latest News

03 Aug

Supreme Court Rules Tribunal Fees Unlawful

In our latest briefing note Nick Kennan discusses the reasoning of the Supreme Court in R (on the application of UNISON ...

18 Jul

“It’s Too Late Now” – Cornwall Street Barristers brush up on their acting skills

At a time when we cannot seem to open a newspaper or watch the television without hearing of tragedies, it’s somewhat ...

07 Jul

Jane Brady secures acquittals in serious historical sexual abuse case

Jane Brady successfully secures acquittals for a step father accused of multiple allegations of child rape and child cruelty, involving two ...