Humphrey & Co

Humphrey & Co is a medium-sized accountancy firm based on the south coast with offices in Eastbourne and Hove. We have built a strong reputation for successfully advising and supporting individuals and businesses with their financial affairs since 1928. Our clients benefit from our depth of experience and expertise with an established reputation in many fields.

Our Barrister team has a wealth of experience in providing specialist tax, accounting and business advisory services to a wide variety of law firms and individual barristers.

We monitor the ever changing legal landscape so as to be able to give the most proactive advice to our legal sector clients.

For Barristers, we advise on:

  • Complying with VAT and tax rules
  • Efficient and timely preparation of annual accounts and tax returns to allow clients to plan for future tax liabilities
  • Latest Bar Council developments including Alternative Business Structures (ABSs) as the sector begins to respond to competitive pressures on fees and legal aid income
  • Personal tax planning

If you require further information please contact Craig Manser ACA (Partner)


MPL Wealth Management

MPL Wealth Management Ltd is an independent financial advisory firm.  Established over 20 years ago, we provide financial advice to both individual and corporate clients and, in addition, we offer a discretionary investment management service.

Our ethos is to maintain the highest standards of integrity whilst delivering sound, clear and impartial advice encompassing all aspects of financial planning.

MPL has attained the prestigious ‘Chartered Financial Planners’ status given by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). This is the industry’s gold standard. It confirms that we have satisfied rigorous eligibility criteria by retaining highly qualified financial planners who subscribe to the membership conditions of the CII. As wealth managers, MPL also has Chartered status with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment Institute.

For more information please contact Giles Garlick, Chartered Financial Planner, on 020 7831 4711 or 

Saunderson House

Saunderson House provides a comprehensive financial planning and investment management service to high net-worth individuals, charities and trusts.

Saunderson House has a particular specialism within the legal sector and barristers trust us as a safe pair of hands with their finances

We serve Juniors, QCs and Judges, and understand the challenges of time pressures and sporadic earnings you likely face, as well as the need to plan for the unforeseen.

Our expert team will work to help ensure financial peace of mind, leaving you free to focus on your extensive work demands. We will help you reach your financial goals and plan for the now as well as later stages of your life, ultimately aiming to achieve financial independence.

Amongst other elements, we can help you manage:

  • Income irregularity
  • Cash flow, for example twice-yearly tax bill payments
  • Family protection
  • Financial quirks that accompany a profession at the Bar
  • Financial elements of the self-employed nature of your work

Evidence of our work is illustrated through our investment returns.

You’ll be looked after by one of our specialist Bar Team.

For more information, or for a free, no obligation initial meeting, please contact Simon Maydon, Associate Director at Saunderson House, on 0207 315 6546 or


Westgate Wealth Management Ltd is a Partner Practice of St. James’s Place Wealth Management – one of the top UK Wealth Management companies.

We offer a holistic service of distinct quality, integrity, and excellence with the aim to build a professional and valuable relationship with our clients, helping to provide them with security now, prosperity in the future and the highest standard of service in all of our dealings. We assist you in meeting your personal financial goals both in the short and long term, regularly reviewing your plans, ensuring these remain effective in the future, no matter how your circumstances change.

We understand that having recently started your career as a barrister you will be extremely busy developing your practice within chambers, and that the nature of your profession may give rise to more complex and unique requirements regarding your financial planning needs, such as fluctuating income and aged debt. We provide a bespoke service that comprehensively addresses your distinct circumstances, as a barrister, providing a simple means of securing your financial well-being, in areas including:

  • Protection;
  • Mortgage Advice;
  • Investment Planning;
  • Retirement Planning;
  • Inheritance Tax and Estate Planning,
  • Health Care Planning.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayment on your mortgage.

The value of an investment with St. James’s Place will be directly linked to the performance of the funds you select and the value can therefore go down as well as up. You may get back less than you invested.

Trusts are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

If you require further information, or to arrange a no obligation review, please contact Kaye Crush DipFA, Director of Westgate Wealth Management:

Office: 01962 353153

Mobile: 07850 679001



Westgate Wealth Management Ltd  is an Appointed Representative of and represents only St. James’s Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) for the purpose of advising solely on the group’s wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the group’s website The ‘St. James’s Place Partnership’ and the titles ‘Partner’ and ‘Partner Practice’ are marketing terms used to describe St. James’s Place representatives.



Be sure to complete the attached forms to claim discounts on the White Book and/ or the Green Book.

Mercure Hotel

Young Barristers’ Committee have partnered with Mercure Hotels on a discount offer for young barristers if you’re travelling to London for business or to attend one of our events.

Small Double £170.00
Standard Double* £180.00
King* £209.00
Triple (3pax) £229.00

*Extra person in Standard Double or King – £ 20.00
**Rates are per room per night, inclusive of VAT, full English breakfast and wifi.

To make the most of this offer, please email quoting ‘Young Barristers’ Committee‘ when making a reservation.