We are delighted to announce that Paul McCandless will be joining St. Mary’s as a tenant from 19th February 2024.
Called to the bar in 1991, Paul is a specialist family law barrister who is well known and respected by all on the Midland Circuit and beyond. He was a founding member and Head of Chambers at Derwent Chambers and now joins our growing Public & Private Law teams at St. Mary’s.
Paul specialises in Public Law proceedings, representing parents and children as well as representing parties in complex Private Law children cases.
Welcoming Paul to the St. Mary’s family, Joint Head of Chambers, Claire Howell said: "We are thrilled that Paul is joining St Mary’s. He’s been a friend and colleague to many of our members, past and present and he is a very welcome, and talented, addition to our team. We look forward to welcoming Paul in the coming weeks."
Paul added that he is extremely grateful to St. Mary’s for all of their support and for giving him the opportunity to join their ever-excellent team of highly talented and client-focused advocates. He looks forward to continuing to offer his services to all of his solicitors, for whose support over so many years he is also extremely grateful.