Civitas Law is Wales’ leading specialist civil and public law barristers’ chambers. We are an award-winning set of lawyers, ranked as a Top Tier set in The Legal 500 and Leading Set in Chambers UK Bar Guide 2016. We are recognised by the Bar and clients alike, for our excellence, innovation and strength in depth in advisory work, drafting, mediation and advocacy.
Established in 2008, our ethos is based on our founding and progressive principles – to be at the heart of the evolution of legal services and society and to provide clear legal advice which is easily understood by our lay clients.
Progressive and Innovative
At Civitas Law we understand the need to reduce the traditional barriers between barristers and solicitors. Our Legal 500 Top Tier representation and Chambers UK Bar Guide is matched by outstanding front of house facilities, for use for conferences, meetings, tele and video conferencing, dispute resolution matters and events/seminars. Civitas Law is fully accessible and has widely available free parking for visitors. The successful use of hot-desking facilities and mobile technology also allows barristers to be highly reactive to clients’ needs across Wales and England in terms of conferences, trials and meetings away from chambers.
Our Areas of Expertise
Our practice expertise covers sixteen main areas with a wide range of specialisms within each:
- Administrative and Public
- Clinical Negligence
- Company, Commercial and Insolvency
- Construction, Planning and Environment
- Immigration, Asylum and Nationality
- Inquests and Inquiries
- Personal Injury
- Professional Discipline
- Police Law
- Property and Land
- Regulatory, Health and Safety and Licensing
- Wills, Trusts and Probate
The wide range of experience available within each of the above areas of expertise means that the needs of the client can be met, from a case on the small track, to a complex appeal.
Commitment to Excellence
Our professional standards and advice and commitment to excellence are supported by a first-class client care team and service-oriented approach to help deliver and support our clients beyond all expectations. We work closely with our professional clients to ensure that our service is tailored to their unique requirements and business objectives.
Hence, headquartered in Cardiff, our reputation and reach spreads across the whole of Wales and England, serving solicitors and businesses and being accessible to members of the public directly.
‘The large number of specialist barristers, the range and depth of expertise, and the volume of high-value cases here all ensure that Civitas Law continues to dominate the rest of the field on circuit.’ (Chambers UK Bar Guide)