Sara Lewis KC Appointed Head Of St Philips Chambers

04 August 2023

St Philips Chambers is delighted to confirm the appointment of Sara Lewis KC as its new Head of Chambers. Sara, who succeeds Richard Atkins KC, is a highly experienced and respected KC specialising in family law; she was called to the Bar in 1996 and took Silk in 2021. 

On confirmation of her appointment, Sara Lewis KC said:

“I am honoured to take on the role of Head of Chambers and look forward to leading such a talented group of barristers and staff. I take over the stewardship of a thriving chambers and my thanks go to outgoing Head, Richard Atkins KC, who expertly steered St Philips Chambers through the challenges of the Covid years.”

St Philips Chambers is a proud signatory to the Women in Law Pledge. Sara’s appointment as Head follows the appointment last year of Yolanda Pemberton as Chair of their Management Committee and Board of Directors. Their elevations demonstrate the set’s unwavering commitment to maximise the potential of its female members.

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Contact: Guy Dunwoody, St Philips Chambers

Phone: 0121 246 7000


About St Philips Chambers

St Philips is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary set of barristers, widely recognised as one of the most forward-looking chambers in the UK. It is committed to expanding upon the first-class service it is renowned for, reinforcing its objective to make its exceptional team of barristers the first choice for clients nationally and internationally. Chambers serves a range of clients, including international companies, local authorities, sporting authorities, trade unions, public bodies and regulators. Members of Chambers also accept instructions under the Direct Access rules.