About us

St Albans Chambers is located in the heart of the historic cathedral city of St Albans in Hertfordshire.

Chambers is a mixed common law set, with particular expertise in civil and family disputes and criminal proceedings.

St Albans Chambers was formed in 1998 when a number of Barristers came together to service the needs of the local legal community. Since that time, our Barristers have established a reputation for providing an efficient and cost effective service to an ever-expanding client base. Chambers now has a significant local presence.

Chambers provides a comprehensive service covering cases in all courts ranging from Magistrates Courts to the most complex High Court or Court of Appeal cases.

Members of Chambers are pleased to accept instructions to draft pleadings, advices and other documents. In urgent cases a round the clock advisory service can be provided.

Barristers from Chambers are regularly instructed by solicitors from the South East of England including London, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire as well as various local authorities and government bodies. Chambers is on the approved list for a number of London local authorities.

In addition, our Barristers accept instructions under the General Council of the Bar’s Direct Access scheme.

Our ethos

St Albans Chambers puts client care at the heart of its service. Our clients appreciate our flexible and friendly approach, which goes hand-in-hand with the highest professional standards.


Chambers prides itself on the approachability of our Barristers and staff, as well as the knowledge and expertise we bring to all the work that we undertake. Although highly motivated and ambitious, we consider ourselves to be a small, happy, friendly and contented set of Chambers .


Courts covered

Barristers from Chambers regularly appear in the following Courts:

Aylesbury, Barnet, Bedford, Blackfriars, Bow, Brent ,Camberwell Green, Cambridge, Central Criminal Court, Central London, Chancery Division, City of London, Clerkenwell and Shoreditch, Corby, County Court Bulk Centre (CCBC), Court of Appeal Civil Division, Court of Appeal Criminal Division, Croydon, Ealing, Edmonton, Enfield, Epping, Family Division, Haringey, Hendon, Hertford, High Wycombe, Huntingdon, Ilford, Inner London, Inner London Family Proceedings, Isleworth, Kettering, Kingston-upon-Thames, Lambeth, Leicester, Luton, Milton Keynes, Northampton Combined, Bulk Centre, Oxford , Peterborough, Redbridge , Redhill, Reigate, Richmond-upon-Thames, Romford, Slough, Snaresbrook, Southwark, St Albans, Staines, Stevenage, Thames, Tower Bridge, Uxbridge, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, Warwick, Watford, Wellingborough, West London, Westminster, Willesden, Wimbledon, Wood Green, Woolwich.

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