Set Profile > Trinity Chambers > Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Chambers of Toby Hedworth QC
Trinity Chambers
THE CUSTOM HOUSE, QUAYSIDE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE1 3DE
England

Employment Tier 1

Trinity Chambers includes employment barristers who act for respondents and claimants across a wide range of employment law issues, with noted expertise in whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, discrimination and TUPE cases. Jane Callan is sought after by health authorities, local authorities and blue-chip companies for her specialist expertise in discrimination matters. Richard Stubbs provides 'always constructive advice' on cases involving whistleblowing, TUPE, discrimination, and unfair and wrongful dismissal claims, to name a few areas. Jamie Anderson acts for claimants and respondents in disability discrimination claims. Helen Hogben is 'a calm and measured advocate', with noted expertise in handling cases involving allegations of victimisation, discrimination and whistleblowing.

Leading Juniors

Richard Stubbs - Trinity ChambersRichard is incredibly knowledgeable in employment law. It is clear that he has the well-earned respect of his opponents and the employment judges.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2
Helen Hogben - Trinity ChambersHelen grasps the complexity of her clients' cases in a forensic manner. Her clients are left in do doubt that their interests will be pursued tirelessly and effectively for as long as they have her in their corner.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 2
Antoine Tinnion - Trinity ChambersHe demonstrates good knowledge and quickly grasps the key issues. A responsive junior.
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Clerking

Chris Gibbin is an extremely helpful and experienced clerk‘.

All clerks revert quickly and deal with concerns expeditiously‘.

Family and children law Tier 1

'Strong family set' Trinity Chambers is home to a team of 'talented barristers at all levels', and is singled out by clients as a 'go to set for private children work due to strength in depth'. On the financial remedy side, Timothy Spain is a key practitioner, and regularly handles high-value financial and ancillary relief cases as well as acting in local authority children matters. Nicholas Stonor QC has 'an extraordinary grasp of the law and the facts'; complex care cases, relocation matters and forced marriage issues are among his areas of expertise. Justin Gray has a niche focus on child law cases pertaining to international movement of children, and placement of children in Scotland by local authorities. In October 2020 James Richardson was appointed to the district bench.

Leading Silks: Child Law (Public and Private)

Nicholas Stonor QC - Trinity ChambersAn impressive silk - meticulous in preparation and persuasive in court. He is a personable and intelligent leader.
Ranked: Tier 1

Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

Justin Gray - Trinity ChambersJustin has a first-class mind. His knowledge of children law is second to none. His advice is authoritative. His advocacy is delivered with gravity.
Ranked: Tier 1
Timothy Spain - Trinity ChambersHis legal knowledge is second to none. He oozes confidence and commands the respect of the Bar and judiciary.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2
Kate Fenwick - Trinity ChambersKate has the gift of putting clients and instructing solicitors at ease within minutes of meeting, building trust and confidence but maintaining a professional and forthright manner. Her cross-examination is compelling.
Ranked: Tier 3
Patrick Goodings - Trinity ChambersPatrick has an excellent capacity for putting parties and witnesses at ease. He always strives to ensure that fairness is achieved for vulnerable parties. He always demonstrates willingness to go the extra mile for his clients and represents them fearlessly and with endless energy.
Ranked: Tier 3
Claire Brissenden - Trinity ChambersClaire is an engaging advocate. She is tenacious, and fights her client's corner when required. Clients appreciate her calm and sensible approach.
Ranked: Tier 4

Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

Timothy Spain - Trinity ChambersHis legal knowledge is second to none. He oozes confidence and commands the respect of the Bar and judiciary.
Ranked: Tier 1

Testimonials

Set

The set has a plethora of highly intelligent, highly skilled barristers, who clients ask for time and time again‘.

A very experienced set of family barristers‘.

A reliable chambers, always offering superb representation‘.

Clerking

A very well served set from the bottom to the top‘.

The family clerking team is led by the dynamic Steven Preen and the unflappable Ken McLafferty, who complement each other to great effect‘.

Ken McLafferty and Steven Preen are excellent. They are friendly, accommodating and efficient‘.

The clerks are practical, down to earth, helpful and flexible‘.

Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights)

Rising stars

Alice Richardson - Trinity ChambersAlice is a confident and highly-organised barrister. She is open and transparent at all times when dealing with her client.
Ranked: Tier 1

Social housing Tier 1

Trinity Chambers has 'good strength in depth across the social housing team'. The group acts for housing associations, landlords, tenants and local authorities in anti-social behaviour claims, disrepair, possession claims and homelessness matters, among other areas. The 'calm and approachable' Helen Greatorex specialises in housing law, and has particular expertise in tenancy agreement issues and homelessness applications. Vilma Vodanovic is sought after for her extensive experience in possession claims involving discrimination and capacity issues. Peter Marcus is regularly instructed in disrepair and anti-social behaviour cases.

Rising Stars

Alice Richardson - Trinity ChambersA rising star of the Bar.
Ranked: Tier 1

Leading Juniors

Helen Greatorex - Trinity ChambersShe has a strong intellect and an assertive yet measured advocacy style. She is always fully prepared and very thorough in her work.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1

Commercial litigation Tier 2

Viewed as 'an excellent set' with 'a number of very accomplished members', Trinity Chambers' team is instructed in a range of commercial disputes. Simon Goldberg is 'extremely knowledgeable and clearly very experienced', and recently represented a claimant in a strike-out application in an unfair prejudice claim involving allegations of abuse of process. Richard Stubbs 'regularly gets to the root of key issues quickly and effectively' and 'gives clear advice' on commercial fraud, shareholder disputes and restraint of trade, among other areas. Antoine Tinnion is instructed by companies, shareholders, and directors across a wide spectrum of contentious work.

Leading Juniors

Simon Goldberg - Trinity ChambersSimon is a stand-out performer. He quickly earns the respect of the tribunal by his sound judgement and excellent presentation, whether in writing or on his feet.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2
Jonathan Rodger - Trinity ChambersA very reliable junior. He has a keen eye for detail which always has the client’s best interests in mind.
Ranked: Tier 2
Richard Stubbs - Trinity ChambersAn impressive advocate. Firm and decisive. He has an excellent legal mind.
Ranked: Tier 2
Antoine Tinnion - Trinity ChambersHe is an astute reader of people and gloriously pugnacious in cross-examination.
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Clerking

Steve Walker is excellent. He takes the time to understand the problem and works around the clock to ensure expectations are met‘.

The clerks are very responsive‘.

Crime (general and fraud) Tier 2

Trinity Chambers is 'an outstanding set which is extremely competent in all areas of crime'. The 'strong' team has considerable experience prosecuting and defending in high-profile cases of murder, serious sexual offences and multi-handed drugs conspiracies, to name a few. Toby Hedworth QC defended a man who was acquitted after being accused of helping his brother to commit a murder using a machete. Head of the criminal team Caroline Goodwin QC is 'a consummate jury advocate, who is a fighter and a winner'. Christopher Knox is regularly instructed in cases involving serious sexual offences and major armed robberies. In another case highlight, Glenn Gatland appeared before the Court of Appeal in R v Johnson and others, a case involving issues of law of conspiracy.

Leading Silks

Caroline Goodwin QC - Trinity ChambersShe goes into battle meticulously prepared and leaves no stone unturned. A silk who commands the attention of the court room and is highly respected by judges and juries.
Ranked: Tier 2
Toby Hedworth QC - Trinity ChambersToby is a tenacious cross-examiner with vast experience in serious criminal cases. He commands attention in court.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Christopher Knox - Trinity ChambersHe is exceptional on his feet. Silk material.
Ranked: Tier 1
Glenn Gatland - Trinity ChambersGlenn is a go-to counsel for serious criminal cases. Excellent on his feet. A very persuasive man, whose abilities are only enhanced by an endearing charm.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 3
Tony Cornberg - Trinity ChambersTony is very dedicated and hardworking. He has an excellent grasp on a case from the start, and a manner which clients warm to easily.
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

A forward-thinking set‘.

The chambers quite clearly house a number of very able and strong local practitioners‘.

Very professional and well run. A variety of good and dedicated barristers‘.

Clerking

The clerks, in particular the lead criminal clerk Liam Gorman, are excellent – incredibly helpful and friendly, and always respond quickly to queries. Have never had a problem with the service they provide and they make everything very easy‘.

The criminal team is run to perfection by Liam Gorman‘.

Liam Gorman is a fantastic, friendly clerk, always willing to help‘.

The Teesside branch is spearheaded by Chris Gibbon, who is extremely helpful and efficient‘.

Inquests and inquiries

Leading Juniors

Matthew Crowe - Trinity ChambersMatthew is extremely intelligent and very thorough in everything he does. He always makes sure the client is the priority during inquest proceedings.
Ranked: Tier 2

Chancery, probate, and tax

Leading Juniors

Simon Goldberg - Trinity ChambersA standout performer. Very personable and supportive.
Ranked: Tier 2
Jonathan Rodger - Trinity ChambersHe is approachable and has a keen eye for detail which always has the client’s best interests in mind. Very reliable and good on his feet.
Ranked: Tier 2

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Employment Tier 1

Trinity Chambers includes employment barristers who act for respondents and claimants across a wide range of employment law issues, with noted expertise in whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, discrimination and TUPE cases. Jane Callan is sought after by health authorities, local authorities and blue-chip companies for her specialist expertise in discrimination matters. Richard Stubbs provides 'always constructive advice' on cases involving whistleblowing, TUPE, discrimination, and unfair and wrongful dismissal claims, to name a few areas. Jamie Anderson acts for claimants and respondents in disability discrimination claims. Helen Hogben is 'a calm and measured advocate', with noted expertise in handling cases involving allegations of victimisation, discrimination and whistleblowing.

Leading Juniors

Richard Stubbs - Trinity ChambersRichard is incredibly knowledgeable in employment law. It is clear that he has the well-earned respect of his opponents and the employment judges.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2
Helen Hogben - Trinity ChambersHelen grasps the complexity of her clients' cases in a forensic manner. Her clients are left in do doubt that their interests will be pursued tirelessly and effectively for as long as they have her in their corner.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 2
Antoine Tinnion - Trinity ChambersHe demonstrates good knowledge and quickly grasps the key issues. A responsive junior.
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Clerking

Chris Gibbin is an extremely helpful and experienced clerk‘.

All clerks revert quickly and deal with concerns expeditiously‘.

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Family and children law Tier 1

'Strong family set' Trinity Chambers is home to a team of 'talented barristers at all levels', and is singled out by clients as a 'go to set for private children work due to strength in depth'. On the financial remedy side, Timothy Spain is a key practitioner, and regularly handles high-value financial and ancillary relief cases as well as acting in local authority children matters. Nicholas Stonor QC has 'an extraordinary grasp of the law and the facts'; complex care cases, relocation matters and forced marriage issues are among his areas of expertise. Justin Gray has a niche focus on child law cases pertaining to international movement of children, and placement of children in Scotland by local authorities. In October 2020 James Richardson was appointed to the district bench.

Leading Silks: Child Law (Public and Private)

Nicholas Stonor QC - Trinity ChambersAn impressive silk - meticulous in preparation and persuasive in court. He is a personable and intelligent leader.
Ranked: Tier 1

Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

Justin Gray - Trinity ChambersJustin has a first-class mind. His knowledge of children law is second to none. His advice is authoritative. His advocacy is delivered with gravity.
Ranked: Tier 1
Timothy Spain - Trinity ChambersHis legal knowledge is second to none. He oozes confidence and commands the respect of the Bar and judiciary.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2
Kate Fenwick - Trinity ChambersKate has the gift of putting clients and instructing solicitors at ease within minutes of meeting, building trust and confidence but maintaining a professional and forthright manner. Her cross-examination is compelling.
Ranked: Tier 3
Patrick Goodings - Trinity ChambersPatrick has an excellent capacity for putting parties and witnesses at ease. He always strives to ensure that fairness is achieved for vulnerable parties. He always demonstrates willingness to go the extra mile for his clients and represents them fearlessly and with endless energy.
Ranked: Tier 3
Claire Brissenden - Trinity ChambersClaire is an engaging advocate. She is tenacious, and fights her client's corner when required. Clients appreciate her calm and sensible approach.
Ranked: Tier 4

Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

Timothy Spain - Trinity ChambersHis legal knowledge is second to none. He oozes confidence and commands the respect of the Bar and judiciary.
Ranked: Tier 1

Testimonials

Set

The set has a plethora of highly intelligent, highly skilled barristers, who clients ask for time and time again‘.

A very experienced set of family barristers‘.

A reliable chambers, always offering superb representation‘.

Clerking

A very well served set from the bottom to the top‘.

The family clerking team is led by the dynamic Steven Preen and the unflappable Ken McLafferty, who complement each other to great effect‘.

Ken McLafferty and Steven Preen are excellent. They are friendly, accommodating and efficient‘.

The clerks are practical, down to earth, helpful and flexible‘.

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Social housing Tier 1

Trinity Chambers has 'good strength in depth across the social housing team'. The group acts for housing associations, landlords, tenants and local authorities in anti-social behaviour claims, disrepair, possession claims and homelessness matters, among other areas. The 'calm and approachable' Helen Greatorex specialises in housing law, and has particular expertise in tenancy agreement issues and homelessness applications. Vilma Vodanovic is sought after for her extensive experience in possession claims involving discrimination and capacity issues. Peter Marcus is regularly instructed in disrepair and anti-social behaviour cases.

Rising Stars

Alice Richardson - Trinity ChambersA rising star of the Bar.
Ranked: Tier 1

Leading Juniors

Helen Greatorex - Trinity ChambersShe has a strong intellect and an assertive yet measured advocacy style. She is always fully prepared and very thorough in her work.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Commercial litigation Tier 2

Viewed as 'an excellent set' with 'a number of very accomplished members', Trinity Chambers' team is instructed in a range of commercial disputes. Simon Goldberg is 'extremely knowledgeable and clearly very experienced', and recently represented a claimant in a strike-out application in an unfair prejudice claim involving allegations of abuse of process. Richard Stubbs 'regularly gets to the root of key issues quickly and effectively' and 'gives clear advice' on commercial fraud, shareholder disputes and restraint of trade, among other areas. Antoine Tinnion is instructed by companies, shareholders, and directors across a wide spectrum of contentious work.

Leading Juniors

Simon Goldberg - Trinity ChambersSimon is a stand-out performer. He quickly earns the respect of the tribunal by his sound judgement and excellent presentation, whether in writing or on his feet.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2
Jonathan Rodger - Trinity ChambersA very reliable junior. He has a keen eye for detail which always has the client’s best interests in mind.
Ranked: Tier 2
Richard Stubbs - Trinity ChambersAn impressive advocate. Firm and decisive. He has an excellent legal mind.
Ranked: Tier 2
Antoine Tinnion - Trinity ChambersHe is an astute reader of people and gloriously pugnacious in cross-examination.
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Clerking

Steve Walker is excellent. He takes the time to understand the problem and works around the clock to ensure expectations are met‘.

The clerks are very responsive‘.

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud) Tier 2

Trinity Chambers is 'an outstanding set which is extremely competent in all areas of crime'. The 'strong' team has considerable experience prosecuting and defending in high-profile cases of murder, serious sexual offences and multi-handed drugs conspiracies, to name a few. Toby Hedworth QC defended a man who was acquitted after being accused of helping his brother to commit a murder using a machete. Head of the criminal team Caroline Goodwin QC is 'a consummate jury advocate, who is a fighter and a winner'. Christopher Knox is regularly instructed in cases involving serious sexual offences and major armed robberies. In another case highlight, Glenn Gatland appeared before the Court of Appeal in R v Johnson and others, a case involving issues of law of conspiracy.

Leading Silks

Caroline Goodwin QC - Trinity ChambersShe goes into battle meticulously prepared and leaves no stone unturned. A silk who commands the attention of the court room and is highly respected by judges and juries.
Ranked: Tier 2
Toby Hedworth QC - Trinity ChambersToby is a tenacious cross-examiner with vast experience in serious criminal cases. He commands attention in court.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Christopher Knox - Trinity ChambersHe is exceptional on his feet. Silk material.
Ranked: Tier 1
Glenn Gatland - Trinity ChambersGlenn is a go-to counsel for serious criminal cases. Excellent on his feet. A very persuasive man, whose abilities are only enhanced by an endearing charm.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 3
Tony Cornberg - Trinity ChambersTony is very dedicated and hardworking. He has an excellent grasp on a case from the start, and a manner which clients warm to easily.
Ranked: Tier 3

Testimonials

Set

A forward-thinking set‘.

The chambers quite clearly house a number of very able and strong local practitioners‘.

Very professional and well run. A variety of good and dedicated barristers‘.

Clerking

The clerks, in particular the lead criminal clerk Liam Gorman, are excellent – incredibly helpful and friendly, and always respond quickly to queries. Have never had a problem with the service they provide and they make everything very easy‘.

The criminal team is run to perfection by Liam Gorman‘.

Liam Gorman is a fantastic, friendly clerk, always willing to help‘.

The Teesside branch is spearheaded by Chris Gibbon, who is extremely helpful and efficient‘.

 

Trinity Chambers, operating from premises in Newcastle upon Tyne,  Middlesbrough,  and Leeds is an established yet progressive set covering a wide range of practice areas supported by an experienced and approachable clerking team.

The set: Trinity Chambers, established in 1954, is one of the leading sets of barristers chambers in the North of England. This reputation has been built on a strategic programme of rolling investment in technology, staff and facilities. Trinity€™s sites are each located close to the court centres. The premises in Newcastle, at the historic Custom House, provide state of the art facilities, including video link, extensive conferencing rooms and seminar facilities. The barristers provide an ongoing rolling programme of CPD training events. Many of Trinitys members sit as deputy district judges and Crown Court recorders. Trinity barristers deal with instructions and hearings across the UK, acting for a wide range of clients including solicitors’ firms, in-house counsel, insurers, blue chip companies, local authorities, police authorities and NHS trusts.

Types of work undertaken: Administrative and public: complex judicial review, including public procurement, regulatory, immigration, planning, prison law, education, housing and licensing.

Agriculture: wide range of agricultural-related cases including tenancies, common agricultural policy issues, livestock, conservation, trusts.

Business: insolvency, company, partnership and commercial disputes, directors’ duties, disqualifications, consumer credit, civil fraud, construction, financial mis-selling, sale of goods and services.

Chancery: contentious probate, Inheritance Act claims, trusts of land, property disputes, boundary disputes, housing, restrictive covenants, injunctive relief, Land Registry issues, landlord and tenant.

Costs: several members of the group sit as deputy district judges dealing with CCMCs, costs budgeting, relief from sanction, proportionality, conduct issues and appeals.

Crime: high-profile cases; instructed by the prosecution and defence in cases involving homicide, murder, manslaughter, sexual offences, serious fraud, motor offences, drugs, conspiracies, proceeds of crime, prison law appeals and courts martial.

Employment: national reputation for equal pay, discrimination, whistleblowing, redundancy, TUPE, dismissals, working time regulations and holiday pay.

Family and matrimonial finance: child care, adoption, honour violence, forced marriage, high-value matrimonial finance disputes and trusts of land.

Immigration: points-based system, entry clearance, UK Border Agency, asylum and human rights issues.

Licensing: committee hearings through to judicial review covering alcohol, taxis, premises, firearms, the sex industry, gaming and betting.

Mental health and Adult Care: Care Act, community care, deprivation of liberty, capacity, inherent jurisdiction, vulnerable adults, welfare decisions, powers of attorney and financial abuse.

Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant and defendant clients across the UK, dealing with portal claims, small claims, fast-track and multi-track matters, expertise in credit hire. Several of the barristers dealing with clinical negligence, dental negligence and coroners inquests.

Planning and environment: complex planning inquiries, appeals, enforcement proceedings, village greens, renewable energy, injunctions, rights of way, gypsies and travellers, environmental protection.

Regulatory: fitness to practise hearings, including NMC, HCPC, GMC and GDC. Animal welfare, marine regulation, inquests and disclosure. The team work closely with local authorities in areas such as trading standards, health and safety, RIPA, courts martial and police discipline.

Alternative dispute resolution: including qualified mediators and chartered arbitrators.

Inquests: Trinity’s Inquest barristers are instructed by both bereaved families and other interested persons such as NHS trusts, the Police and local authorities, in addition to private companies, trade unions and insurers.

Social Housing: The team regularly appear in courts and tribunals at all levels and are often at the forefront of key legal developments in this ever-evolving and technically challenging area.

Civil Liberties & Human Rights: The balance in the team is reflected in its broad spread of instructions received from both Claimant and Defendants

Trinity Chambers abides by its equality and diversity policies, copies of which are available on request.

 

Department Name Email Telephone
Chambers Director Tim Harris tim.harris@trinitychambers.co.uk 01912321927
Business Development manager Chris Lucarelli chris.lucarelli@trinitychambers.co.uk 0191 232 1927
Lead Civil Clerk Steve Walker stevew@trinitychambers.co.uk 0191 232 1927
Teesside clerk Chris Gibbin chrisg@trinitychambers.co.uk 01642 247569
Lead Criminal and regulatory clerks Liam Gorman liam@trinitychambers.co.uk 0191 232 1927
family clerks Ken McLafferty ken@trinitychambers.co.uk 0191 232 1927
Leed family clerk Steven Preen steve@trinitychambers.co.uk 0191 232 1927
Criminal and regulatory Clerks Alyson Hailes alyson@trinitychambers.co.uk 0191 232 1927
Civil/family clerks Fiona Bullock fiona@trinitychambers.co.uk 01642 247569
family clerks Paula McClure paula@trinitychambers.co.uk 0191 232 1927
family clerks Roseanna Smith roseanna@trinitychambers.co.uk 0191 232 1927
Members of Chambers HEDWORTH QC, Toby (1975)
Member of Chambers CORBETT QC, James (1975)*
Members of Chambers STAFFORD QC, Andrew (1980)*
Members of Chambers CAMPBELL QC, John (1981)
Member of chambers REED, Paul (1975)
Member of Chambers ADAMS, Jamie (1978)
Members of Chambers FITZGIBBON QC, Francis (1986)*
Member of Chambers RUTLEDGE QC, Kelvin (1989)*
Members of Chambers GOODWIN QC, Caroline (1988)
Members of Chambers STONOR QC, Nicholas (1993)
Members of Chambers DUFFIELD, Stephen (1969)
Members of Chambers GATLAND, Glenn (1972)
Members of Chambers KNOX, Christopher (1974)
Members of Chambers HAWKS, Anthony (1975)
Members of Chambers CALLAN, David (1979)
Members of Chambers ENGELMAN, Philip (1979)*
Members of Chambers WILKINSON, John (1979)
Member of Chambers FRANCIS, Andrew (1977)
Members of Chambers CROSS, Paul (1981)
Members of Chambers SMART, Jacqueline (1981)
Members of Chambers McKENZIE, Lesley (1983)
Members of Chambers SPAIN, Timothy (1983)
Members of Chambers O'SULLIVAN, John (1984)
Members of Chambers TAYLOR, Susan (1987)
Members of Chambers ROUTLEDGE, Shaun (1988)
Members of Chambers RUTTER, Andrew (1990)
Members of Chambers SCOTT BELL, Ros (1993) *
Members of Chambers DUNN, Katherine (1993)
Members of Chambers GRAY, Justin (1993)
Members of Chambers HOLLAND, Charles (1994)
Members of Chambers CALLAN, Jane (1995)
Members of Chambers TYSON, Tom (1995)
Members of Chambers KIDD, Jo (1995)
Members of Chambers MITCHELL, Tom (1995)
Members of Chambers CAPPS, Deveral (1995)*
Members of Chambers SWEETING, Margaret (1996)
Member of Chambers CAULFIELD, Paul (1996)
Members of Chambers GREATOREX, Helen (1997)
Members of Chambers TAYLOR, Yvonne (1998)
Members of Chambers WALKER, Fiona (1998)
Member of Chambers CRAWLEY, Kevin (1998)*
Members of Chambers ALLAN, Nicola (1999)
Members of Chambers GOLDBERG, Simon (1999)
Members of Chambers HEDWORTH, Rachel (1999)
Members of Chambers KEMP, James (1999)
Members of Chambers KITCHING, Kossar (1999)
Member of Chambers RODGER, Jonathan (1999)
Members of Chambers MENDOZA, Elizabeth (1999)
Member of Chambers CURRER, Paul (2000)
Member of Chambers HIRST, Sue (2001)
Member of Chambers PHILLIPS, Ruth (2001)
Member of Chambers MATHER, Brian (2002)
Member of Chambers HEDWORTH, Joe (2002)
Member of Chambers STEVENS, Henry (2002)
Members of Chambers VODANOVIC, Vilma (2002)
Member of Chambers WOOD, Katherine (2002)
Member of Chambers ANDREWS, Natasha (2002)
Member of Chambers CORNBERG, Tony (2003)
Member of Chambers FOLEY, Jane (2003)
Member of Chambers ANDERSON, Jamie (2004)
Member of Chambers BRISSENDEN, Claire (2004)
MARCUS, Peter (2004)
Member of Chambers TINNION, Antoine (2004)
Member of Chambers COMBE, David (2005)
Member of Chambers STUBBS, Richard (2005)
Member of Chambers HOLT, Kim (2005)
Member of Chambers BYRNE, William (2006)
Member of Chambers HOGBEN, Helen (2006)
Member of Chambers MORGAN, Jamie (2006)
Member of Chambers STOKES-HERBST, Rebecca (2006)
Member of Chambers CLEGHORN, Marian (2007)
Member of Chambers CRAMMOND, Andrew (2008)
Member of Chambers MARWICK, James (2008)*
Member of Chambers SEHAT, Amanda (2009)
Member of Chambers BRIEN, Morgan (2010)
Member of Chambers MCHUGH, James (2010)
Member of Chambers GOODINGS, Patrick (2010)
Member of Chambers NAGEL, Laura (2012)
Members of Chambers BOWKER, Nicola (2012)
Member of Chambers SUTTLE, Rebecca (2012)
Member of Chambers CROWE, Matthew (2013)
Member of Chambers DUFFY, Stephen (2013)
Member of Chambers FENWICK, Kate (2013)
Member of Chambers RICHARDSON, Alice (2013)
Member of Chambers ADAMS, Verity (2013)
Member of Chambers MORTON, Grace (2014)
Member of Chambers KIDWELL, Nigel (2015)
Members of Chambers MILLER, Laura Jane (2015)
Members of Chambers CRAWFORD, John (2016)
Members of Chambers WRIGHT, Ellen (2017)
Member of Chambers O'NEILL, Kieran (2017)
Member of Chambers MARSHALL, Helen (2017)
Member of Chambers LITTLEFAIR, Alex (2017)
Member of Chambers REED, Stephen (2017)
Member of Chambers NAJAH, Parissa (2017)
Members of Chambers PERCY-RAINE, Henry (2017)
Members of Chambers SHARP, Lewis (2017)
Members of Chambers HEGARTY, Chris (2018)
Members of Chambers MELLOR, Shada (2017)
Members of Chambers COTTRELL. Jack (2018)
Member of Chambers KERFOOT, Paul (2018)
Members of Chambers BAILEY, Julian (2019)
Member of Chambers ABALADEY, Patience (2018)
Member of Chambers HOPKINS, Matthew (2019)
Members of Chambers CHEETHAM, Abigail (2019)
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 Patience Abladey  photo Patience Abladey Patience accepts instructions in a wide range of Family, Civil, Personal Injury…
Miss Verity Adams  photo Miss Verity Adams
Mr Jamie Adams  photo Mr Jamie Adams Barrister in Crime and Regulatory
 Nicola Allan  photo Nicola Allan EXPERTISE Town & Country Planning Agricultural Law Chancery Law Administrative and Public…
 Jamie Anderson  photo Jamie Anderson Employment & Discrimination Law Jamie is a specialist employment and discrimination law…
 Natasha Andrews  photo Natasha Andrews Family & Matrimonial Finance Natasha has extensive experience representing Local Authorities, parents,…
 Julian Bailey  photo Julian Bailey Family Julian practises in all areas of family law, undertaking work in…
Mr Graham Bartlett  photo Mr Graham Bartlett Graham delivers CPD training to solicitors, insurers, insurance brokers and loss adjusters…
 Nicola Bowker  photo Nicola Bowker Family A former tenant of a leading family law Chambers on the…
 Morgan Brien  photo Morgan Brien Morgan has been a member of Trinity Chambers since 2013 and his…
 Claire Brissenden  photo Claire Brissenden Family Private Law Children Domestic Abuse & Injunctions Internal and External Relocation…
 William Byrne  photo William Byrne Civil Will is instructed by both claimants and defendants in a wide range…
 Jane Callan  photo Jane Callan Employment & Discrimination Jane practises predominantly in employment and discrimination law. Jane is…
 David St Clair Callan  photo David St Clair Callan Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence David is a vastly experienced personal injury…
 John Campbell QC photo John Campbell QC Town & Country Planning Energy Law Administrative & Public Law Professional negligence…
Mr Paul Caulfield  photo Mr Paul Caulfield Crime,  Regulatory and Family Barrister
 Abigail Cheetham  photo Abigail Cheetham Abigail has recently completed pupillage under the supervision of Tom Tyson and…
 Marian Cleghorn  photo Marian Cleghorn Marian is committed to publicly funded work and her practice covers a…
 David Comb  photo David Comb David has an extensive track record of representing public bodies, public officials…
 John Corbett QC photo John Corbett QC Called to the English Bar in 1975, James has been Queen’s Counsel for over…
 Tony Cornberg  photo Tony Cornberg Crime Tony has, since 2003, developed a strong criminal practice and appears…
 Jack Cottrell  photo Jack Cottrell Jack accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ practice areas, and is particularly…
 Andrew Crammond  photo Andrew Crammond Andrew is an employment and business, property and commercial law practitioner. Andrew…
 John Crawford  photo John Crawford John practices in all areas of criminal law, and has been instructed…
 Kevin Crawley  photo Kevin Crawley Family Law All areas of family law including ancillary relief and children.…
Mr Paul Cross  photo Mr Paul Cross
Mr Matthew Crowe  photo Mr Matthew Crowe
 Stephen Duffy  photo Stephen Duffy Family Child Care Domestic Abuse Mental Health & Court of Protection Costs…
Miss Kate Fenwick  photo Miss Kate Fenwick
 Francis FitzGibbon QC photo Francis FitzGibbon QC Francis has a wide-ranging and diverse trial practice covering all types of…
 Jane Foley  photo Jane Foley Jane is a Grade 3 CPS prosecutor although the majority of her…
Mr Glenn Gatland  photo Mr Glenn Gatland
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 Justin Gray  photo Justin Gray All areas of children law, including public law proceedings, adoption, special guardianship,…
Ms Helen Greatorex photo Ms Helen Greatorex Housing Law Helen is an experienced housing lawyer and, having practised in…
 Anthony Hawks  photo Anthony Hawks Crime Prosecuting & defending all aspects of criminal work. Regulatory Regulatory work…
 Toby Hedworth photo Toby Hedworth Terrorism Offences High Profile Defendants Baby Shaking & Infant Death Sexual Exploitation/Assault…
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 Susan Hirst  photo Susan Hirst
 Charles Holland  photo Charles Holland Charles has a busy and well-established chancery/commercial practice, with a particular emphasis…
 Kim Holt  photo Kim Holt As Professor of Family Law, Kim practises exclusively in the field of…
 Matthew Hopkins  photo Matthew Hopkins Matthew currently accepts instructions in criminal matters. Before starting becoming a Barrister,  Matthew was…
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 Christopher John Knox  photo Christopher John Knox Christopher is always interested in the unusual and challenging, and with his…
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 Brian Mather  photo Brian Mather Family Law Public & Private Law Forced Marriage & Honour Violence Court of…
 James McHugh  photo James McHugh Employment Business & Property Personal Injury Costs Housing Law Employment James has…
 Lesley McKenzie  photo Lesley McKenzie EXPERTISE Lesley has practised in the field of child protection work for…
 Shada Mellor  photo Shada Mellor Shada accepts instructions in all areas criminal law, housing, licensing and regulatory…
 Elizabeth Mendoza  photo Elizabeth Mendoza Asylum & Immigration/Judicial Review/Human Rights Prior to joining chambers Elizabeth worked as…
 Laura Jane Miller  photo Laura Jane Miller Laura is a dedicated criminal practitioner who has spent 10 years working…
 Jamie Peter Morgan  photo Jamie Peter Morgan Commercial & Chancery Jamie regularly appears in both the County Court, in…
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Mr Paul Reid  photo Mr Paul Reid Barrister Crime, Regulatory and Family
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 Shaun William Routledge  photo Shaun William Routledge Crime Shaun’s practice is firmly based in defence work. He has been…
Mr Kelvin Rutledge QC photo Mr Kelvin Rutledge QC Kelvin Rutledge Q.C. is a specialist in local government law. His practice…
 Andrew Rutter  photo Andrew Rutter Crime Andrew deals with all aspects of Crown Court Criminal Advocacy. He…
 Rosalind Scott Bell  photo Rosalind Scott Bell Barrister specialising in crime, licensing, regulatory and disciplinary law, and agriculture. Crime:…
 Amanda Sehat  photo Amanda Sehat Specialisms: business, chancery, family, regulatory and PI. Personal injury: Amanda is regularly…
 Lewis Sharp  photo Lewis Sharp Prior to beginning his career as a barrister, Lewis spent over a…
 Jacqueline A Smart  photo Jacqueline A Smart Chancery Law, both advisory work and litigation (including Land Registry Adjudications). Also…
 Timothy H Spain  photo Timothy H Spain Family Ancillary Relief Children Public and Private Law Family Law Arbitration (including Children…
 Andrew Stafford QC photo Andrew Stafford QC Employment law Commercial litigation Sports law Mediation  Commercial Litigation Ranging from civil…
 Henry Stevens  photo Henry Stevens Commercial/Chancery Litigation Advising and drafting in all stages of litigation, Henry has…
 Nicholas Stonor QC photo Nicholas Stonor QC Family Law Public Law Children – Nicholas is regularly instructed in complex care…
 Richard Stubbs  photo Richard Stubbs Business & Property Litigation Richard is a busy member of Trinity’s Business…
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 Margaret Francis Sweeting  photo Margaret Francis Sweeting Family Children(Public and Private Law) Domestic violence/forced marriage cases Vulnerable adults Margaret’s…
 Susan Taylor  photo Susan Taylor SPECIALISMS Family Law Public and Private Law Forced Marriage and Female Genital…
 Yvonne Marie Taylor  photo Yvonne Marie Taylor Crime Yvonne defends and prosecutes in all aspects of criminal cases. Her…
 Antoine Tinnion  photo Antoine Tinnion Employment The Legal 500 has listed Antoine as a leading Employment barrister…
Mr Tom Tyson photo Mr Tom Tyson Housing Law Tom’s well established practice covers all areas of social housing…
Ms Vilma Vodanovic photo Ms Vilma Vodanovic Housing  Vilma is a recognised specialist in Housing Law in the North…
 Fiona Walker  photo Fiona Walker Family Fiona practises exclusively in the field of family law. Within this…
 John Wilkinson  photo John Wilkinson Crime All areas of defence and prosecution case work and advocacy in…
 Katherine Wood  photo Katherine Wood Family  Katherine practises in all areas of family law, undertaking work in…
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