Known for its friendly and cohesive atmosphere, which is fostered by a strong belief in access to justice for all, members of 12 Old Square are committed to facilitating the development of the law, both through advocacy in court, and also by regularly contributing to professional and academic publications.
As a common law set, we are able to provide counsel with diverse specialisms (see our practice areas). We pride ourselves on the ability and commitment of our members to provide their professional and lay clients with a high standard of service in all areas in which they seek to instruct counsel.
Our barristers are experts in their chosen areas of practice, with diverse backgrounds and specialisms bringing together a wealth of experience and knowledge.
They appear regularly in the High Court, the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, Crown Court, County Courts and all Tribunals throughout England and Wales. A number of our members also hold judicial positions.
Permission granted by the Court of Appeal
May 10, 2022
The Hon. Lady Justice Nicola Davies has granted permission to appeal against the decision of the High Court to...
Victims of Trafficking: Articles 3 & 4 ECHR success for George Mavrantonis
March 29, 2022
OOD v SSHD (2022) concerned a vulnerable 55-year-old Nigerian appellant. Amongst others she had undergone involuntary FGM at the...
Success in a TOEIC Appeal for George Mavrantonis
March 21, 2022
George Mavrantonis has had another success this week in a TOEIC appeal, in the case of Muhammad v Secretary...
Success in the High Court for Mansoor Fazli
March 17, 2022
A landmark decision from the High Court that would – in the Court’s view – impact other similar cases....
EUSS and CRA Regulations 2020: Marriage taking place after 31 December 2020 is a stumbling block? Not always.
March 17, 2022
George Mavrantonis, who specialises in EEA and Brexit affairs, continues with a series of successes in EUSS cases where...
Judgement in the case of Rahaman & Anor v SSHD
March 11, 2022
The Court of Appeal has handed down judgement in the case of Rahaman & Anor v The Secretary of State...