Our Expertise

Family Law

We are aware of our clients emotional and financial costs, which flow from disagreements within the family members. Our clients include parents, children and their guardians, individuals who are vulnerable. We are committed to leading such cases in intended to accomplish the best outcome while reflecting individual needs. Whether through careful negotiation or challenged trials.


To resolve children relating disagreement confidentially, arbitration is a positive alternative to court proceedings.

This process is much quicker, flexible and often cost effective than the court . The scheme is an opportunity to modify the process to suit the needs of each case in terms of the location, the date and the specific issues to be determined.

  • Child Abduction
  • Care Adoption (Local Authorities, Parents & Children)
  • Domestic/International elements
  • Financial Providing for Divorce, Cohabitation or Death
  • Human Rights
  • Incapacity/Court of Protection welfare issues
  • Judicial Review
  • Professional Negligence
  • Residence/Contact

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality

Trent Chambers provide representation throughout the country. Our barristers are committed to representing all irrespective of their background or financial standing. When appropriate we can consider pro-bono representation. The clerks can be contacted to arrange representation with respect to emergency injunctive relief to challenge removal via High Court applications.

Aware of the demands on private clients, the team offers expertise and high-quality service provision at the advisory and pre-and post –litigation stages to address the requirements of business immigration clients. Both the barristers and clerks ensure that the commercial demands of the lay and professional client are at the forefront of legal advice and representation. Clients have included various national and multi-national companies and human resource managers.

Some of our barristers  are accredited to accept instructions through the Public Access scheme.

Specialist Areas include:

  • Immigration
  • Asylum
  • Country Guidance
  • Human Rights
  • Deportation
  • National Security
  • Detention
  • Procedural
  • Family and Children Immigration Matters

Employment Law

Our services are  available to in-house legal advisors and others by Direct Professional Access and Public Access

We offer Barristers with expertise across a range of specialist areas including:

  • Unfair Dismissal
  • All forms of discrimination; Disability, Race, Sex, Age, Sexual Orientation and Religious
  • Equal Pay
  • Industrial Action
  • Executive Contracts and Wrongful Dismissal
  • Restrictive Covenants, Confidential Information and Garden Leave
  • Transfer of Undertakings
  • Whistleblowing 
  • Discrimination in the provision of goods and services

Public Law

When representing individual or the public body civil liberties and human rights are the core for Trent Chambers.

We advise and represent Individuals who want to challenge the government; Government Departments, including the Official Solicitor; Local Authorities; NHS bodies.

Our barrister are briefed to appear in specialist courts and tribunals such as the Court of Protection, the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals and Parole Board Hearings, as well as in numerous other venues where key public law decisions are taken.

Please contact our public law clerks for more details.

Personal Injury

In the personal injury market our barristers  are called upon to act for both claimants and defendants and have a strong track record in areas such as accident at work claims occupiers’ liability, industrial disease, and  RTAs.

Prison Law

Prisoners rights to early release, parole and access to training courses  our barristers proclaim these rights and ensure that the discretionary power of the state is lawfully exercised to breach prisoners’ rights.

We have built on our core value of human rights  to strengthen of our experience in Criminal law

Our Criminal law expertise includes but not limited to:

  • We represent detainees at prison adjudications/ disciplinary hearings.
  • Conduct of investigations arising in the prison, custody or detention context.
  • Pursuing claims for compensation for civil litigation including claims for assault, negligence, misfeasance and discrimination on the grounds of race, sex or disability, and claims for breaches of the Human Rights Act 1998.
  • Appeals against conviction and sentence

Criminal Law

Our Barrister work scope also include Financial Fraud and Money Laundering, Tax and VAT fraud, Pension Fraud, Duty Evasion and Company Fraud and more general fraud work. Trent Chambers has members work both prosecute and defend in this area. We are available to advise on compliance and at pretrial investigatory stages in ongoing cases.

Proceeds of crime

Our practitioners are available to advise those facing or pursuing criminal confiscation and civil recovery. We advise professionals and corporations as to their obligations regarding compliance with money laundering provisions. Members of Chambers are able to draft relevant documents and to advise on restraint, receivership and disclosure orders.

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