Chambers shortlists — Legal Cheek Awards 2019

The Legal Cheek Awards 2019 is sponsored by BARBRI. For more information beyond the shortlists please see the Awards homepage.

Best chambers for training 2019

2 Temple Gardens
5 Essex Court
7 King’s Bench Walk
Atkin Chambers
Blackstone Chambers
Hardwicke
Kings Chambers
Littleton Chambers
Serjeants’ Inn Chambers
Wilberforce Chambers

The best chambers for training 2019

Best chambers for quality of work 2019

Presented by Bar Squared

11KBW
4 New Square
5 Essex Court
Blackstone Chambers
Brick Court Chambers
Fountain Court Chambers
Landmark Chambers
Littleton Chambers
Serjeants’ Inn
Wilberforce Chambers

The best chambers for quality of work for juniors 2019

Best chambers for colleague supportiveness 2019

Cornerstone Barristers
Devereux Chambers
Exchange Chambers
Hardwicke
Henderson Chambers
Kings Chambers
Outer Temple Chambers
St John’s Chambers

The chambers with the most supportive barristers 2019

Best chambers for facilities 2019

2 Temple Gardens
3 Verulam Buildings
39 Essex Chambers
4 New Square
Blackstone Chambers
Cornerstone Barristers
Exchange Chambers
Fountain Court Chambers
Hardwicke
Radcliffe Chambers

The chambers with the best facilities in England 2019

Best chambers for social life 2019

1 Crown Office Row
12 King’s Bench Walk
2 Hare Court
4 Pump Court
5 Essex Court
Cornerstone Barristers
Henderson Chambers
Keating Chambers
Radcliffe Chambers
XXIV Old Buildings

Most admired chambers 2019

Blackstone Chambers
One Essex Court
Brick Court Chambers
Matrix Chambers
Fountain Court Chambers
1 Crown Office Row
Essex Court Chambers
11KBW
Doughty Street Chambers
Landmark Chambers

Junior barristers’ chambers of the year 2019

Presented by BARBRI

Blackstone Chambers
Cornerstone Barristers
5 Essex Court
Exchange Chambers
Hardwicke
Henderson Chambers
Kings Chambers
Littleton Chambers
Radcliffe Chambers
2 Temple Gardens

Best use of social media 2019

YouTuber Angeliculture
Vlogger Chrissie Wolfe (Law and Broader) and Irwin Mitchell
5 Essex Court’s Instagram account
Linklaters and Eve Cornwell’s collab video
The Bar Council’s ‘#iamthebar’ Twitter campaign
Blogger Rosie Watterson (Apply.Shine.Win) and Herbert Smith Freehills
Shoosmiths’ Facebook Livestreams
The Secret Barrister
The UK Supreme Court’s Instagram
Shearman & Sterling’s video series, ‘Whiteboard Wednesday’

The winner of this category will be decided by an independent judging panel made up of Robert Rinder, aka Judge Rinder (an English criminal law barrister and television personality), Rosie Williams (solicitor, former Love Island contestant and social media influencer) and Esther Webber (reporter for The Times).

The best use of social media – 2019 edition [Legal Cheek]

Best Legal Cheek Journal contribution 2019

Presented by LPC Law

‘Revenge porn: Love Island and the law’ by Max Aitchison
‘Why our employment laws need some serious attention’ by Fraser Collingham
‘The coming of the age of AI in the law’ by Soh Kian Peng
‘Consensual sadomasochism is private sex — not violence’ by Gina Heung Lai Yin
‘Should there be criminal liability for corporations?’ by Rodney Dzwairo
‘What does artificial intelligence look like?’ by Nishant Prasad
‘Should law firms be able to float?’ by Clive Wong
‘Should sex offenders have access to the internet?’ by Maro Polykarpou
‘Black Lives Matter: How to fix a failing criminal justice system?’ By Eeman Talha
‘Owens v Owens: Has the time finally come for a ‘no-fault divorce’ system?’ By Thomas McGrath

The winner of this category will be decided by an independent judging panel made up of Joshua Rozenberg (legal affairs commentator and honorary QC), Jonathan Ames (The Times journalist), and Charlotte Proudman (academic, activist and human rights barrister at Goldsmith Chambers).

For more information beyond the shortlists please see the Awards homepage.