About Us

4-5 Gray’s Inn Square is a leading public and commercial law chambers. Our core areas of law are: public, commercial, planning & property, dispute resolution, international, regulatory & disciplinary and sports.

We are committed to the provision of creative and practical legal advice responsive to the commercial needs of our clients. We have a reputation for excellence in all of our practice areas. Our barristers are supported by a first class clerking and business management team.


4-5 Gray’s Inn Square, headed up by Timothy Straker QC and was formerly based in the Temple and headed by Charles Scholefield QC it was the first set to move north to Gray’s Inn in 1965 when it became Gray’s Inn Chambers. Douglas Frank QC was then the head of Chambers.

In February 1986, Chambers moved again to the current premises at 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square and this time Chambers was headed by the Commercial Silk, Richard Yorke QC.

The reputation of Chambers in the field of Banking, Commercial and Regulatory law was established in the 1960s by Richard Yorke QC, a pre-eminent banking lawyer, and has developed and expanded ever since.

In the 1980′s we developed our reputation as a leading public law Chambers. Former members of Chambers include Schiemann LJ (who was subsequently appointed to the European Court of Justice) Moses LJ (who has recently been appointed the Chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation), Keene LJ, Sullivan LJ, Collins J and Ouseley J.

Membership of Chambers includes powerful links with the academic world. Associate tenants include Professor Sir G H Treitel QC, Professor Sir David Williams QC, Professor Ingrid Detter Frankopan and Lady Hazel Fox CMG QC. An academic panel gives access to leading academic experts.

Chambers continues to be at the forefront of legal services, both in the UK and worldwide.


“4-5 Gray's Inn Square is first-class, remains good value for money, delivering quickly and to agreed objectives”

Legal 500