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Members of Atlantic Chambers Recognised in 2023 Legal 500

Atlantic Chambers is delighted to have members from across our practice areas recognised in the 2023 edition of the Legal 500. It is a great reflection of our Chambers that we have so many members recognised as experts in their fields.

Clinical Negligence

Leading Silks

John Benson KC – Atlantic Chambers – ‘John is excellent all round. He is quick and efficient with paperwork and very good with clients.’

Leading Juniors

Elizabeth Francis – Atlantic Chambers – ‘Elizabeth is very knowledgeable about clinical negligence claims and can speak from experience when she comments on the likely position taken by the defendants in clinical negligence claims, which is very helpful. She is willing to assist with any claim and is always happy to provide an informal view when questions arise. She is thorough, enthusiastic and able to build fantastic rapport with clients.’

Chancery, Probate & Tax

Leading Juniors

David Green – Atlantic Chambers – ‘David is an excellent communicator and is able to explain complex legal matters to the lay client in a realistic way. He has an excellent knowledge of the law and the ability to analyse a dispute and provide sensible and cogent legal advice.’

Company & Insolvency

Leading Juniors

Graham Sellers – Atlantic Chambers ‘Graham is very responsive and attentive, offering an excellent service combining technical excellence with pragmatic advice.’


Leading Juniors

 David Tinkler – Atlantic Chambers ‘David has excellent client care, is very good at dealing with clients, has excellent technical legal knowledge and is great on strategy; very much a team player and highly responsive. He is always prepared and great to work with.’

Family & Children Law

Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public & Private)

Christine Johnson – Atlantic Chambers ‘Christine is tenacious, thorough and shows a great deal of empathy when required. She is a formidable adversary when having to defend a client’s position. She is fast thinking, always completely prepared and will know the case in full and have questions ready for both the client, the other professionals and any other parties. Christine is incredibly instinctive, and so has the ability to foresee how a court hearing is progressing and will act swiftly and accordingly.’


Leading Juniors: Divorce & Financial Remedy

Andrew Banks – Atlantic Chambers

Personal Injury

Leading Juniors

Michael Armstrong – Atlantic Chambers ‘Michael is an excellent jury advocate and is able to both charm and inform a jury, presenting the case to them in a clear, simple and persuasive manner. He is a go-to counsel for malfeasance claims against the police in the Northern circuit.’

 Andrew Pickering – Atlantic Chambers ‘Andrew is very thorough in his assessment of cases and articulates well in conferences with medical experts. He is helpful in determining a case plan and steps required to progress a case.’

You can view the full list on the Legal 500 Website. 



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