Asher Shane > Chambers of Tracey Hennessey > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Tracey Hennessey
No.18 Barristers Chambers
21 Carlton Crescent
SO15 2ET


Areas of practice include: Areas of practice include: Family: Children   ( (International) child abduction, Private law children: Contact and Residence disputes, Domestic violence & injunctions)


Asher is a specialist family law Barrister who is authorised to practice by the Bar Council and is regulated by the Bar Standards Board. He has a right of audience in every court in England and Wales.

Asher is a former Royal Marine and served on operations around the world. He later became a police officer with the Thames Valley police, which sparked his interest in law. He graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a First Class Honours Degree (LLB), achieving the highest degree classification of his academic year.

Asher joined Chambers in 2012. However, he has also practiced as in-house counsel with a prominent firm of solicitors and has extensive litigation experience.

He brings a depth of life experience to his practice. He is able to offer exceptional client care, combined with pragmatism and sound legal judgement.

Asher undertakes public access work and appears on the Bar Council Public Access Register. This allows members of the public to instruct Asher directly, without having to go through a solicitor (although Asher also accepts instructions from solicitors in the traditional way).

You can find out more about how to instruct Asher on a Direct Public Access basis at:

For a clear explanation of how instructing Asher on a direct access basis can work for you, go to the Bar Council’s explanatory document:

Examples of the family law work Asher often undertakes:

  • Providing advice and guidance on legal issues, both before and during court proceedings;
  • Drafting legal documents and letters on behalf of clients;
  • Representing clients at court;
  • Providing advice and representation on appeals.

Please contact Asher’s clerking team for information on his fees, to obtain a quotation for legal services, or for information on the likely timescales for commonly provided legal services: telephone: 02380 736812 email:


  • Affiliate member of Resolution
  • Inner Temple


  • Oxford Brookes University – LLB First Class (Hons)
  • College of Law – BVC Very Competent