Deans Court Chambers

Expert legal advice and advocacy, delivered by an outstanding team of Queen’s Counsel and barristers.

The Barristers at Deans Court are regulated by the Bar Standards Board.

Achievements & Recognition

  • Regional Set of the Year 2020 - Chambers Bar Awards
  • Barristers’ Chambers of the Year - Manchester Legal Awards 2018, 2017, 2014 & 2013
  • "An excellent Chambers which always goes the extra mile. The client service is always first class” – Chambers & Partners
  • "Go to set in Manchester” – Legal 500

Recent Cases

  • David Boyle successfully defends holiday sickness group action after viral outbreak in Rhodes

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  • Simon McCann’s strike-out of FD case in the national news

    Represented the Defendant and its insurers in Adan V Premier Foods (insured by QBE) and successfully struck out a £300k claim for being fundamentally dishonest.

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  • Mary O’Rourke QC and Ros Scott Bell secured a successful appeal for a Junior Solicitor struck off after leaving suitcase of papers on a train

    The legal team all acted pro bono, upon hearing that Claire Matthews had represented herself at her original hearing before the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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Our Seminars

We offer bespoke seminars to existing clients and are happy to discuss training with those interested in our services.


Our Manchester and Preston Chambers are now open in accordance with Government guidelines. All the clerks are working in the office and some of the staff are still working from home on a rota basis. We are following all guidelines re hygiene and social distancing.

We are offering a full service so if you would like to organise any conferences/instructions to Counsel then please do not hesitate to contact the clerks in the first instance. Please refer to the Clerks and Staff page here for their direct numbers.

If you have any other queries then please don’t hesitate to contact us here.

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