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No.8 Chambers have once again been ranked Band 1 for Immigration in the Midlands by Chambers & Partners 2017. Stephen Vokes, Emma Rutherford and Adam Pipe are ranked barristers (Stephen is Band 1, Emma and Adam are Band 2)

From the Chambers UK Bar guide:


Number 8 Chambers offers an impressive depth of immigration law talent in the Midlands Circuit. The set is noted by observers for its deep bench of seasoned barristers and experience across a broad spectrum of immigration matters, including asylum, nationality and refugee issues.


Stephen Vokes

A well-regarded immigration law specialist who is admired for his depth of experience and excellent case preparation. He is a seasoned counsel for both High Court and Court of Appeals proceedings, with experience of a broad range of immigration and asylum cases.

Strengths: "He is extremely experienced, well prepared and able to find solutions to complex legal arguments."

Adam Pipe

Handles a broad range of immigration and asylum law cases. He regularly handles cases before the Immigration Tribunal, the Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal.

Emma Rutherford

Offers a respected immigration law practice, while also impressing in criminal law matters and civil litigation. Strengths: "She is a brilliant advocate who is well liked by clients and judges."

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As part of our ongoing growth plan Chambers is currently looking to recruit tenants. Applications are welcome.

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Lord Thomas OBE QC 1968
Daniel Janner QC 1980
Amanda White 1976
Carol Strongman 2003
Venice James 1983
Richard Franck 1993
Alison Scott-Jones 1991
Alexander Barnfield 2007
Sally Cairns 2006
Paul Hevingham 2006
Robert Cowley 1992
Saiqa Aslam 1995
Emma Rutherford 2002
Adam Pipe 1999
Stephen Vokes 1989
Philip Brunt 1991
Mark Jackson 1997
Mohammed Azmi 1998
Liz de Oliveira 2000
Harleen Masih 1999
Naomi Hobbs 1992
Davinder Dhaliwal 1990
Maninder Chaggar 1992
Gary Cook 1989
Ruth Manning 1993
James Fraczyk 2013
Arnela Imamovic 2008
Marc Beaumont 1985
Olumide Sobowale 1998

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