Criminal Law

Chavasse Court boasts broad expertise in all areas and levels of criminal litigation, including murder, terrorism, serious fraud, sexual offences, drugs and road traffic.

Our criminal team can provide support from the very start, with practical and expert advice, expert legal knowledge and skilled, tenacious advocacy.

Members of chambers are repeatedly instructed to appear for both prosecution and defence in high profile cases throughout England and Wales and in international jurisdictions. 

Family Law

Chavasse Court is widely recognised as one of the North's leading family law sets, with experts in all areas of the discipline.

Our barristers appear in all matters of public and private child cases for parents, children and local authorities and child protection and abduction matters. This work includes serious sexual abuse, non-accidental injury and infant death. We also undertake a wide range of other work including finance and ancillary relief, cohabitation and injunctive relief.

Our family team is renowned for providing practical, expert advice and assured, effective advocacy throughout every stage of the court process. Members of our specialist team regularly appear in high-profile and complicated cases at all levels of the family court from Magistrates to High Court, and the Court of Appeal. Our clerking team is highly experienced and able to assist in recommending a barrister uniquely tailored to any individual case.

Several members of our specialist family team undertake work on a direct access basis. Click here for more information about our direct access work.

Contact Us

 Our approachable team of experienced clerks are more than happy to discuss your specific needs to ensure you have the most suitable representation for your case:

18 Queen Avenue, Liverpool L2 4TX

Tel: (0151) 229 2030

Fax: (0151) 229 2039

DX: 14223 Liverpool


Senior Criminal Clerk: Alan Harvey

Senior Family Clerk: Mark Shannon

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