Albion Chambers



Broad Street



29 Park Street


0117 927 2144

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.




November 2009

TUPE – service provision change – John Livesey
Deception not necessary for a contract to be a sham – Monisha Khandker
Legal representation at internal disciplinary hearings – Liz Cunningham

May 2009

Restrictive contracts – Jason Taylor
Stress Relief – Richard Shepherd

December 2008

Causation and the compensatory award – Gemma Borkowski
Changes to the law on disability discrimination – Liz Cunningham
Redundancy – the dreaded ‘R’ word – Richard Shepherd

May 2008

Over-adjusting; what is now ‘reasonable’ under the DDA? – John Livesey
Costs v wasted costs – Nicholas Sproull
Sorry, but we are changing your hours – Michael Cullum

November 2007

‘Without Prejudice’ – How privileged are you? – Michael Cullum
Faux follicle frivolity – TUPE 2006 – Richard Shepherd
Enforcing covenants – Jason Taylor

November 2006

Section 98A(2) Era 1996 : which way now? – John Livesey
Personality dismissals – Nick Sproull
Taking the first step in the Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures – Gemma Borkowski

May 2015

The dilemma of addressing earlier acquittals in the re-trial – Paul Cook
The wheels of justice – Sarah Regan
Consent… what’s changed – Kannan Siva

October 2014

A little learning is a dangerous thing… – Ignatius Hughes QC
True or false? Expert evidence on false memories is inadmissible – Anna Midgley
Convictions base on inference: Money laundering – Richard Shepherd

April 2014

Disclosure protocols: in fashion again – Kirsty Real
Look – don’t touch – Anna Midgley
The effect of LASPO on sentencing of “dangerous” and serious offenders – Edward Hetherington

October 2013

Getting it right the first time – Fiona Elder
What’s a bit of Baksheesh between friends? – Richard Shepherd
Is the certainty of summer festival excesses drawing to a close? – Derek Perry
Hamlet without the Prince – Stephen Mooney