Albion Chambers

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Bristol

Broad Street

BS1 1DR

Taunton

29 Park Street

TA1 4DG

0117 927 2144

clerks@albionchambers.co.uk

Welcome to Albion Chambers

Albion Chambers was established over 100 years ago and has an excellent reputation across the Western Circuit for integrity, approachability and the highest quality of advice and advocacy.

Chambers is led by Adam Vaitilingam QC and has 74 barristers including three Queen’s Counsel. There are two door tenants, both of whom are Queen’s Counsel.

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Chambers and Partners 2021

We are delighted to have again been ranked as a top-ranked set in Chambers and Partners 2021 directory. We congratulate all our members whose excellence has been recognised. 

Adam Vaitilingam QC

Charles Hyde QC

A Brave New World

In June, having undertaken the third trial to be held in Bristol Crown Court post-lockdown, I wrote about the differences between that and my last, pre-Covid trial.

In June, we used three courtrooms for each trial, the jury were dotted around the courtroom, they were addressed from the witness box and retired into another courtroom.

Two New Tenants

We are delighted to announce that Simranjit Kamal and Ehsanul Oarith have accepted invitations to become Tenants, following successful completion of their pupillages.

This now takes our number of members to 70.

Recorder Appointments

We are delighted to announce that Sarah Regan and David Chidgey have been appointed as Crown Court Recorders with effect from 12 October 2020.

Chambers congratulates Sarah and David on their appointments.

Legal 500 2021

We are proud to again be recognised as a Leading Set in the Legal 500 2021. The following 21 members have received recommendations:

Engagement of Article 2 Concerning Medical Treatment in the Current Crisis

There are a number of key authorities that deal with the engagement of Article 2 with regard to the provision of medical treatment. Running through the authorities of R (Parkinson) v HM Senior Coroner Kent, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust and Dr Hijazi (Interested Parties) [2018] EWHC 1501 (Admin) following on from Lopes de Sousa Fernandes v Portugal (Application no.

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