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By the numbers….

24 Dec 2018

Closing out an extremely active 2018, Des Voeux Chambers’ members have had a highly productive year backed by dedicated hard work, creative solutions, keen insights and agile thinking.

Here’s why by the numbers…..

  • 22 Silks and Juniors were ranked by Chambers & Partners 2018- 2019
  • 3 juniors debuted
  • 6 new tenants joined Chambers in September
  • 18 events were spearheaded involving
  • over 80% of our members
  • 19 new initiatives unique to DVC were rolled out
  • 4 Harry Liu and John Griffiths QC, SC, CMG Prize Scholars achieved exceptional results in the BCL / LLM examinations
  • 3 members were appointed Justices of the Peace
  • 1 ground-breaking case secured the GRR award
  • 1 Silk won the Asia Barrister of the Year award
  • 1 Criminal Silk joined our Chambers completing the spectrum of practice areas to now include Criminal law/White Collar Crime
  • 1 member was called as a Bencher to the Middle Temple
  • 1 member received an Honorary Award from the Middle Temple
  • 1 academic was the recipient of the first ever DVC-Oxford-Fellowship
  • 1st ever CSR initiative piloted by Chambers
  • 1st ever Private Adjudication Scheme for Family Law involving DVC members exclusively