New Tenants

07 June 2024 SV 2

We are delighted to announce that Steven Veitch and Zoe Henry will be joining St. Mary’s as tenants from 10thJune 2024.

Called to the Bar in 2007, Steven is a specialist children law barrister, with a busy practice in public and private law matters. Steven is renowned for being instructed in cases involving complex medical evidence and regularly appears in contentious fact-finding hearings in the Midlands and beyond, representing parents, guardians and local authorities. Steven was previously the head of the Family & Civil team at KCH Garden Square and has been consistently ranked in the Legal 500.

Called to the Bar in 2010, Zoe is a specialist children law barrister dealing with both public and private law cases. Recommended for her meticulous preparation and robust representation of her clients, Zoe is regularly instructed in complex cases including non-accidental injuries, sexual abuse and emotional harm. Zoe is ranked as a leading junior in the Legal 500. In 2021 Zoe was appointed as a Recorder and is deployed to the Midland Circuit. Zoe is currently on maternity leave and is planning to return to work in September 2024.

Welcoming Steven and Zoe to the St. Mary’s family, Joint Head of Chambers, Claire Howell said "I am delighted that Steven and Zoe are joining St Mary’s. Both are outstanding advocates and are well known across the Midlands for their talents. I am personally excited to be welcoming them to our team to add to our ever-growing number of talented individuals that together, makes a formidable team."

Upon joining St. Mary's, Steven Veitch said "I am delighted to be joining such a prestigious set and I’m excited to work with a dynamic and talented team."

Commenting on her arrival at St. Mary's, Zoe Henry said "I’m thrilled to be joining the St Mary’s family. I’m really looking forward to working in a thriving and supportive set. The ethos and ambition at St Mary’s is what attracted me to join."

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