At Fifteen Winckley Square we offer excellent client care and adhere to the Bar Council Code of Conduct and Practice Management Standards.

Our Chambers in Winckley Square were founded in 1983 as the first set of independent Chambers in Preston. From these premises we have over the years provided an effective and professional service to clients throughout Lancashire and Cumbria in each of our three main areas of practice: family, criminal and civil.

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Chambers boasts some of the leading advocates on the Northern Circuit and has been involved in many of the high profile cases on Circuit in recent years.

Four former members of Chambers have been elevated to the Judiciary. We offer excellent client care and adhere to the Bar Council Code of Conduct and Practice Management Standards in dealings with clients. Our members are supported by a clerking team with vast experience and broad knowledge of the work which we undertake and we have been awarded Quality Mark status by the Legal Services Commission.

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Hair Strand Testing: A Cautionary Tale Re: D 2024

Kira Pattenden looks at the Court’s approach to hair strand testing in the recent judgment [...]

A Summary of Re: T – “Non-disclosure of relevant evidence in the interests of a child” from Chris Ovenden

Chris Ovenden of our Family Team has written an interesting summary exploring the non-disclosure of [...]

Outreach Day at Holy Cross College

On 14th March 2024 Chambers was honoured to be invited to talk at Holy Cross [...]

Family Finance Update: 29/02/2024

As part of our ongoing training series, last Thursday Chambers were delighted to welcome some [...]

Cognitive Assessments and Intermediaries

Jack McCabe and Marie-Claire Gane discuss guidance on the use of cognitive assessments and intermediaries [...]

Chambers welcomes Stuart Martin to our Family Team

15 Winckley Square are delighted to announce that Stuart Martin has accepted an invitation of [...]

A summary of Re: Z – “How to solve a problem like the absence of a QLR” from Jack McCabe

Jack McCabe of our Family Team has provided an interesting report on a recent judgment [...]

15 Winckley Square welcomes Karl Berry to our Family Team

Congratulations to Karl Berry who joins Chambers after practising in Liverpool for a number of [...]