Chambers of Charles Hyde QCBROAD STREET, BRISTOL, BS1 1DR, ENGLAND
- Work 0117 927 2144
- Fax 0117 926 2569
- 7822 BRISTOL
Regional Bar : Western Circuit
Albion Chambers’ team prosecutes and defends the full range of criminal cases, including sexual offences, murder and white-collar crime. Although the set’s geographical footprint mainly covers the South West and Wales, members appear in cases further afield.
Adam Vaitilingam QC - Albion Chambers ‘His workload includes cases involving fraud, and serious sexual and violent offences.’Ranked: tier 1
Ignatius Hughes QC - Albion Chambers ‘His extensive expertise includes fraud, sexual offences and large-scale drugs conspiracy cases.’Ranked: tier 1
Kate Brunner QC - Albion Chambers ‘Highly regarded for prosecuting and defending in cases involving the most serious offences.’Ranked: tier 1
Don Tait - Albion Chambers ‘He has particular experience in multi-handed cases, including drugs conspiracies and burglaries.’Ranked: tier 1
Edward Burgess - Albion Chambers ‘He is experienced in dealing with cases involving multiple complainants and defendants.’Ranked: tier 1
Fiona Elder - Albion Chambers ‘Experienced in cases involving vulnerable defendants and victims, including matters where violent crimes are alleged.’Ranked: tier 1
Jason Taylor - Albion Chambers ‘His practice covers a wide range of crimes, including death by dangerous driving and murder.’Ranked: tier 1
Robert Duval - Albion Chambers ‘His workload includes murder, rape and fraud cases.’Ranked: tier 1
Stephen Mooney - Albion Chambers ‘His wide-ranging prosecution and defence practice covers areas such as fraud, drugs conspiracies and rape.’Ranked: tier 1
Members of Albion Chambers represent both employers and employees in a wide range of matters, attracting instructions from local authorities, trade unions and insurance companies among others.
Liz Cunningham - Albion Chambers ‘She represents both public and private sector claimants and respondents.’Ranked: tier 1
Richard Shepherd - Albion Chambers ‘He handles instructions from local authorities, public bodies and unions, among other parties.’Ranked: tier 1
Family and children law
Family law is a bedrock practice at Albion Chambers, which has a strong reputation in high-end matrimonial finance, including high-value cases involving businesses, trusts, pensions and properties. Elsewhere, the set undertakes a significant amount of work for local authorities in public law children matters. Multi-handed, multi-day care cases are an area of strength.
Nkumbe Ekaney QC - Albion Chambers ‘He is particularly strong in care cases involving medico-legal complexities.’Ranked: tier 1
Ben Jenkins - Albion Chambers ‘Known for both his matrimonial finance and public law children work.’Ranked: tier 1
Daniel Leafe - Albion Chambers ‘His strengths lie in matrimonial finance and cohabitation matters.’Ranked: tier 1
Deborah Dinan-Hayward - Albion Chambers ‘Her expertise in contentious probate and trusts complements her financial remedy practice.’Ranked: tier 1
Fiona Farquhar - Albion Chambers ‘Experienced in all types of children proceedings, including complex fact-finding cases.’Ranked: tier 1
Nicholas Sproull - Albion Chambers ‘Recommended for financial remedy cases.’Ranked: tier 1
Stephen Roberts - Albion Chambers ‘Recommended for his broad public law children practice.’Ranked: tier 1
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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing
Albion Chambers has a wide-ranging practice. Within professional discipline, members are experienced in cases involving police officers, barristers and doctors; and another strong suit is regulatory and health safety matters, where practitioners prosecute and defend in cases brought by bodies such as the HSE and the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The set also handles a significant amount of inquest work.
Kate Brunner QC - Albion Chambers ‘Represents directors and the HSE in health and safety matters, and undertakes inquest work.’Ranked: tier 1
Alan Fuller - Albion Chambers ‘His areas of expertise include health and safety, licensing and consumer protection.’Ranked: tier 1
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