Barnaby Large > 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: Employment & Discrimination, Family: Children   (  Private law children: Contact and Residence disputes, Domestic violence & injunctions, Chancery and Commercial (Trusts and Trustees, Wills, Probate and the Administration of Estates) Family: Finance ( Divorce & Separation, Cohabitation including Trusts of Land & Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, Inheritance Act claims Trusts and Trustees


Barnaby joined Chambers following placements with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative in Accra in Ghana, at the formerly named Department for Constitutional Affairs and as the Chair of the Free Representation Unit.

Barnaby is a member of the employment, insolvency and family finance teams. He is often praised for his detailed approach to his cases, something for which he has been recognised in the Legal 500 where he features as a tier 2 junior of the Western Circuit for his employment law work.

Barnaby’s currently serves as Chambers’ head of pupillage and is also involved in the leading employment law publication Harvey on Industrial Relations & Employment Law as a Case Editor.


French (conversational)


  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Western Circuit
  • Free Representation Unit


  • University of Kent (2006) – LLB (Hons)
  • College of Law, London (2007) – BVC (Very Competent)
  • Attorney General’s Pro Bono Heroes (2009)
  • Inner Temple Exhibition and Duke of Edinburgh Scholarship (2006)
  • University of Kent Judge Rooke Mooting Prize (2006)
  • Free Representation Unit (London) Chairman (2008 – 2009)
  • Education and Exclusion Appeals Panel Member (2009 – 2010)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Barnaby LargeNo.18 Barristers ChambersBarnaby has a very detailed understanding of niche and complex areas of employment law. he has an extremely good bedside manner and always puts clients at ease. An effective advocate with a calm and measured style.’