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Civitas Law retains Tier 1 Chambers UK Guide status and is classed as ‘pre-eminent set on circuit for civil and public law’ for 2013

Civitas Law has swept the board once again as the ‘pre-eminent set on circuit for civil and public law,’ with 19 individual barrister recommendations across all practice areas in the latest edition of the Legal 500 2012 guide. The set has been ranked as a Tier 1 set for circuit in the guide, as it has been since the inception of chambers in 2008.

Nick David Jones, barrister and member of the Management Board at Civitas Law, said: “This is an outstanding achievement and recognition of the continued innovation, client support and expertise within chambers, which has recently taken on a new tenant – Kate Parker – as well as a number of national awards given to the Personal Injury and Public, Planning & Regulatory Groups this year.”

2012 Recommendations:

Within Overview:

Civitas Law Civil and Public Law Barristers is a first tier set: ‘Civitas Law is the pre-eminent set on circuit for civil and public law’.

Within Commercial litigation:

Civitas Law’s Graham Walters undertakes a wide array of commercial litigation work, while Gareth Jonesspecialises in trusts and probate matters. Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds is also recommended.

Within Employment:

At Civitas Law, Jonathan Walters' employment highlights included discrimination, unfair dismissal and whistleblowing claims. member Christopher Howells and member Anthony Vines handle complex employment work for both claimants and defendants. member Mona Bayoumi is also highly recommended.

Within Personal injury and clinical negligence:

At Civitas Law, memberNicholas David Jonesand memberBryan Thomas have excellent reputations for catastrophic injury cases including brain and spinal matters; member Theodore Huckle QC and member Robert O’Leary have broad practices covering occupational illness and disease litigation; and memberAndrew Arentsen and memberMichael Brace continue to act in complex high-value personal injury claims. member Joanne Williams recently acted in a number of occupational illness claims, and member Simon Hughes is recommended for disease litigation.

Within Public law and planning:

At Civitas Law, member Graham Walters has particular experience in planning and environmental matters, and member Victoria Hillier frequently advises on the applicability of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984. member Anthony Vines has a significant health and safety practice and member Mona Bayoumi is recommended for immigration matters.

For the full recommendation and online profile of Civitas Law, please click here