1 Chancery Lane

Consistently recommended in the legal directories

1 Chancery Lane

Acted in some of the leading civil law cases over the last 50 years

1 Chancery Lane

A leading civil common law set of barristers chambers

The Chambers of John Ross QC


1 Chancery Lane is a leading civil common law set of barristers chambers. From our modern, state of the art premises comes a wealth and breadth of experience gained in some of the leading cases of the last 50 years.  Our expertise and high quality service is reflected in the comments clients have made about us in recent editions of the leading legal directories:-

"The Chambers of choice for complex liability cases.  It has expertise at all levels of experience and an effective clerking system, which means an excellent service is delivered time and time again.  It is a set that never lets you down.  The clerks themselves are among the best."  Legal 500 2015 

"A very strong set of advocates."   "1 Chancery Lane is a very professional chambers and I receive an excellent service from all of the clerks."    Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2016

We put our clients' needs first and pride ourselves on providing a consistently high quality service both from our barristers and our clerks.  We offer our clients training and regular service reviews, and we actively seek to offer commercial and flexible working solutions.

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Lady Brownlie v Four Seasons Holdings Inc [2015] EWCA Civ 665; [2015] PIQR P2; [2015] CP Rep 40

4th February 2016

The Defendant, Four Seasons Holdings Inc., has been given leave to appeal by the Supreme Court.  The Claimant, Lady Brownlie, will be seeking permission to cross-appeal in relation to her claim, and that of the Estate of Sir Ian Brownlie QC, in tort.  John Ross QC and Matthew...

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Sugar Hut Group Ltd and Ors v A J Insurance Service (a partnership) [2014] EWHC 3775 (Comm)

3rd February 2016

The Court of Appeal (LJs Tomlinson, Longmore and McCombe) today gave judgment allowing the appeal of the Sugar Hut Group against part of the costs order that AJ Insurance had obtained following trial of the claim heard by Eder J [2014] EWHC 3775 (Comm). Angus Piper represented the Defendant...

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