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Welcome to Linenhall Chambers

Linenhall Chambers are a highly ranked set of barristers’ chambers based in Chester with an excellent track record in most major areas of law. Our team of over 70 barristers including nine King’s Counsel undertake work on behalf of professional clients including law firms, legal departments, businesses, public authorities and bodies across Wales, Cheshire, the North West, the Midlands and Yorkshire. Members also deal with direct access clients.

Linenhall Chambers aim to provide an excellent service and have developed strong relationships with our clients in the region. Many of our barristers are recognised as leaders in their field. Our barristers are known for being approachable, friendly, and capable. Many of our members speak Welsh. The friendly clerking team at Linenhall Chambers always strive to meet our clients’ needs.


Our Expertise

Criminal Law

Linenhall Chambers provides one of the largest team of specialist criminal barristers specifically serving the courts in Cheshire and North Wales. We also undertake cases in South Wales, Manchester, Liverpool and in the Midlands. With over 30 juniors and 2 silks we provide specialist advocacy and advice services in every aspect of criminal law.

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Civil Law

The Civil Law team at Linenhall Chambers comprises specialists in a broad range of legal areas involving relations between persons and organisations including in relation to contract, tort, chancery, employment, property, personal injury, professional negligence, probate, trusts and inheritance act claims.

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Family Law

Linenhall Chambers is widely recognised as a leading regional set in Family Law, with a strong reputation and proven track record across the broad spectrum of Family Law including; Children Law; Public Law, Children L:aw; Private Law and Financial Relief.

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Public Access

Members of the public are able to instruct a barrister to act on their behalf in a legal dispute and/or to provide legal advice without the need to go through an intermediary such as a solicitor. The main benefit of the Public Access scheme for clients is that it can reduce your legal costs.

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Accreditations and awards

Linenhall Chambers and its members are regulated by the Bar Standards Board.