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.




Regulatory, including Health and Safety

Members of Albion Chambers have substantial experience in the conduct of cases encompassed by the regulatory sector. Our group of practitioners is drawn from various disciplines, bringing together a wealth of expertise to ensure our clients receive the appropriate specialist advice.

Our barristers prosecute and defend in actions brought by a wide range of regulators. These include the Health and Safety Executive, Department of Work and Pensions, Environment Agency, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Office for Standards in Education, Care Quality Commission, the Office of Rail Regulators and numerous local authorities. Some of our practitioners are also involved in advising on the development and implementation of policy.


Albion Chambers has an experienced inquest team offering approachable and experienced practitioners at all levels of seniority. We provide professional representation and advice at all stages of the inquest process, including advice as to early contact with the coroner and issues of disclosure, representation at pre-inquest reviews and advocacy at inquests both with and without juries. Our early involvement can ensure effective legal arguments being raised in relation to whether or not a jury is required, whether the provisions of Article 2 are engaged, and other legal matters which will have a significant effect on the inquest proceedings.

Employment and Professional Disciplinary

Albion Chambers offers a large specialised team dealing with this exciting and rapidly changing area of law. We offer experience in a full range of advisory and advocacy services. Our work includes individual and group employment law and involves disputes concerning discrimination and human rights. Representing employers and employees alike, we have a broad client base of local authorities, private clients, trades union and insurers.Albion Chambers has a reputation for its members’ accessibility, empathy and approachability and the high standards of its service: the Employment and Professional Disciplinary Team is no exception.


Crime, including Courts Martial

Our crime team at Albion Chambers is one of the largest on the Western Circuit. We have a specialist team of practitioners offering accessible representation and the highest quality legal advice and advocacy. We offer particular expertise in fraud, regulatory crime, sexual offences and murder. Many of our members are frequently instructed in disciplinary matters and actions against the Police and Prison Service.