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.

Our Barristers are regulated by the Bar Standards Board and their regulatory details can be found on the BSB’s Barrister Register.

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

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22 Jan

More Changes to Landlord and Tenant Law – A Further Stay of Evictions

On 11 January 2021 the Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction) (England) Regulations 2021 came into force, changing again the position ...

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22 Jan

Civil, Criminal and Specialist Military Law Barrister, Matthew Bolt, Joins Chambers

Cornwall Street Barristers are delighted to announce Matthew Bolt (Call 2012), formerly of 5 Pump Court, has joined Chambers. Described as hands ...

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20 Jan

Simon Bradshaw obtains libel damages for law firm over online review

Simon Bradshaw has been successful in the High Court in obtaining substantial libel damages for law firm Summerfield Browne in respect ...