Linenhall Chambers has a wide range of experience in many areas of practice, but has expertise in ten core areas:
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.
The members of our Commercial team have extensive experience of dealing with disputes on behalf of private individuals, SME’s and owner managed businesses, companies, public bodies and institutions.
Court of Protection
Since its creation in October 2007 under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, there has been a significant increase in the demand of Court of Protection work and in response to this Linenhall Chambers have established a Court of Protection Team.
The Employment Team at Linenhall Chambers provides advisory and advocacy services in respect of all aspects of employment law in the Employment Tribunals, the Employment Appeals Tribunal, the Country Court and High Court as well as before internal disciplinary hearings and professional regulatory bodies.
Linenhall Chambers is widely recognised as one of the foremost regional sets in Family Law, with a strong reputation in all areas of Family Law including Child Law (both private and public law cases), child protection, international child abduction, Finance and Divorce and all aspects of Injunctive relief and Enforcement Procedures.
Linenhall Chambers Housing Team undertakes a wide range of work at all levels with practitioners who are experienced in acting for both public and private landlords as well as tenants, applicants and other occupiers of housing. The team is well placed to provide comprehensive advice, drafting and advocacy services to all prospective clients.
Mediation is a consensual process aimed at helping the parties resolve their disputes and differences, whether or not subject to court or any other form of proceedings.
Personal Injury law
Linenhall Chambers has a long tradition of dealing with personal injury and clinical negligence litigation and members act for both claimants and defendants in a wide range of claims.
We undertake all aspects of property work and act for a wide range of clients including private, commercial and agricultural property owners, private and commercial tenants, housing association, public sector bodies, agents and surveyors.
Members of Linenhall Chambers undertake most aspects Regulatory Law across a wide range of criminal and civil courts and other tribunals. Our clients include individuals, small and medium sized businesses, corporations, local authorities, all major prosecution agencies and other regulatory bodies.