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.
Exceptional result for Mr Fazli at Bromley Magistrates Court
October 3, 2022
A wholly exceptional result for Mr Fazli at Bromley Magistrates Court. The Court dismissed the Metropolitan Police’s application to...
May the Queen rest in peace 1926 – 2022.
September 12, 2022
Her Majesty the Queen. All members and staff at 12 Old Square are deeply saddened by the death...
Judgment handed down for Employment Tribunal Matter
August 31, 2022
Judgment for the case of Mr Anthony Catt Appellant -v- English Table Tennis Association Limited and others has been...
Success in the Upper Tribunal for George Mavrantonis
August 25, 2022
The Upper Tribunal agree with George Mavrantonis on Article 8 ECHR proportionality error of law in NAO v. SSHD...
Reported Decision –  UKUT 00161 – KB (Art 8: points-based proportionality assessment)
June 28, 2022
A reported decision regarding the case of KB, which was published on 21 June 2022, is now available to...
A Reported Decision from the High Court – Nazari v Solicitors Regulation Authority  EWHC 1574
June 22, 2022
Mrs Justice Lang DBE has handed down judgement in Nazari v Solicitors Regulation Authority EWHC 1574 (Admin). The case...