Doughty Street Chambers success in the Legal 500 UK Bar 2023



Doughty Street Chambers is proud to announce another year of excellent success in the latest edition of the Legal 500 UK Bar.  

We are now recognised in over 26 practice areas of expertise, which includes top tier set rankings in Inquests/Inquiries, Claimant Police Law, International Crime & Extradition, and Social Housing.  Ninety-three of our barristers are ranked in at least one practice area, which includes 60 new or elevated rankings in this year's edition of the Legal 500 2023. 

We are delighted to have received glowing endorsements from our clients about our services: 

‘Doughty Street is one of the best sets in the UK, with excellent client service.’ 

…’ houses some of the most esteemed barristers in the field. It is an essential go-to chambers for issues involving equalities and human rights.’ 

…’ a very strong set in Court of Protection, civil liberties, human rights and healthcare areas of practice. They have a broad and sympathetic practice, which puts vulnerable clients at the heart of what they do.’ 

‘One of the country’s leading sets for counsel representing families in complex inquests, particularly where state agencies are involved.‘ 

…’one of the best sets undertaking claimant police law work. They have a set of highly committed barristers who have been involved in some of the biggest cases involving the examination of police powers.’ 

‘Multi-disciplinary set who have real academics working for them. Every counsel is a true legal mind.’ 

…’ a top notch chambers filled with stellar brains. They are extremely bright, creative and tenacious.’    

‘Clerks are amazing and run the whole operation like clockwork.’ 

‘… approachable, efficient and provide instructing solicitors with everything that one could ask for.’    

‘Very efficient, reliable, helpful and always willing to assist.’ 

For more information on any practice area, please contact our Senior Practice Managers Sian Wilkins and Matthew Butchard