Welcome to Cornwall Street

We are one of the leading sets of Barristers’ Chambers with over 50 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, Employment, 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, Professional Discipline, Immigration, Sports & Coronial Law.

Latest News

06 Jul

UK And USA’s Approach To Police Access To Phone Records – Latest Briefing Note

In our latest briefing note Andrew Parker compares and contrasts the UK and USA’s approach to police access to phone records ...

03 Jul

Triple Success For Cornwall Street At The Court Of Appeal 

June has been a hugely successful month for Cornwall Street, with three of our exceptional advocates securing wins at the Court of Appeal on various matters ...

02 Jul

Nicholas Syfret QC In High Profile Diminished Responsibility Manslaughter Case

At Wolverhampton Crown Court on Friday 29 June 2018 Nicholas Syfret QC represented Mr Singh in his sentencing hearing for the ...