We are delighted that New Court Chambers has been ranked in Band 3 as a leading Family/Children set in the latest edition of the Chambers & Partners directory.

Christopher Poole is again ranked in Band 2 whilst Giles Bain is elevated from Band 3 to Band 2. Sally Jackson is ranked for the first time in Band 4.


“New Court Chambers is predominantly a children law chambers dealing with private and public law issues. Its members are experienced at dealing with all parties related to children cases, but also have expertise in matrimonial finance issues.”


“The clerking service I have experienced has been good. They have been very helpful in scheduling conferences and trying to ensure that counsel is available consistently.” Paul Bloomfield is the senior clerk.



“An experienced practitioner specialising in public law children work. He frequently represents local authorities in the most serious cases of alleged abuse.”

Strengths: “He is extremely capable and has a lovely manner with clients and solicitors. He really relates to the case and takes the detail on board. A pleasure to work with, he has the client’s interests at heart and acts really well on their behalf.” 



“Known to his peers as someone you can rely on to achieve a sensible and fair outcome. He is “trusted by the profession” for his work on public law children issues on behalf of local authorities, children and family members.”

Strengths: “He is hard-working, incredibly likeable and fair. Not only is he a good advocate, but he just gives confidence that what he’s saying is fair and measured and balanced.”



“She maintains a broad practice across public and private children work, and also handles financial matters. Market sources are quick to praise her work ethic, approachability and responsiveness.”

Strengths: “She can grasp detail really quickly and she’s really personable.” “She is a barrister you can have confidence in who will do her best to try and achieve the outcome you want.”