June Venters QC joins KBW Chambers as door tenant

June Venters QC joins KBW Chambers as door tenant

Dual-qualified barrister and solicitor June Venters QC has joined KBW Chambers in Leeds as a door tenant.

Venters (pictured), who specialises in family law, children disputes and crime, was the first woman solicitor to be appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2006 and remains one of a few women to achieve this accolade. She is deputy head of chambers at Lamb Building in London and her legal career spans more than 40 years.

Her practice focuses on representing parties on cases involving children in both the family and criminal courts. High-profile work incudes representing individuals in the cases involving Victoria Climbié and Damilola Taylor. 

David Brooke QC, head of KBW Chambers, said: “I am really delighted to welcome June Venters QC to KBW Chambers. June’s expertise and unique skill-set as an experienced family solicitor, barrister and silk will be invaluable to our growing family team and we are very excited to be working with her.”

Venters added: “I’m relishing the prospect of working alongside the team to further develop and enhance their reputation as a leading family law chambers. The regional family bar has much to be proud of, and I look forward to being part of it.”

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