Specialist Advocacy and advice

The family and civil law barristers of 2 New Street Chambers provide specialist advocacy and advice. Tenants form dedicated teams ensuring that work is carried out in an efficient and professional way as does our highly experienced clerking team.

A National Reach

Representation in all courts across
England and Wales

Although based in Leicester, both the family barristers and civil barristers of Chambers regularly appear before courts on the Midlands Circuit and further afield.

These include

  • Family Proceedings Courts, the Court of Protection,
  • The Supreme Court (formerly the House of Lords), the Court of Appeal, the High Court (all divisions), County Courts, Crown Courts (in particular cases concerning public interest immunity matters and other applications)
  • H. M. Coroners’ Courts,
  • Lands Tribunal, Planning Inquiries and other civil tribunals including the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.
  • Arbitration Hearings

Former members of Chambers continue to play a prominent role in the legal life of the Midlands and further afield.

Contact us

Make an enquiry

Solicitors, members of the public and licensed access clients are invited to contact Chambers should a quotation be required. In most circumstances a quotation can be provided immediately but, where your enquiry is less straightforward, it may be necessary to consult with the barrister you wish to instruct before confirming a fee.

0116 262 5906 Contact us

Our fee structure

Solicitors, members of the public and licensed access clients should contact our clerks in Chambers to obtain a quotation:  Chambers provides a telephone enquiry service and is open from 8.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

Tel: 0116 2625906

Fax: 0116 2512023



In most cases a quotation can be provided immediately. If your enquiry is less straightforward, our clerks will consult with the barrister you wish to instruct, before confirming a fee.

Pricing models differ depending upon the needs of the client and the nature of the instruction. 

Representation at hearings is on a fixed fee basis: 

– a brief fee for preparation and attendance at the first day of the hearing 

– a refresher fee for attendance on each subsequent day.

Members of Chambers do not ordinarily accept instructions on a conditional fee arrangement basis.

VAT is payable and VAT numbers are included on fee notes. 

Written advice and skeleton arguments 

– fees for written advice will usually be charged on an hourly basis. 

– Timescales will vary depending upon the complexity of the paperwork, the volume of papers provided, the value of the case and the individual barrister’s availability. If further information or action is required before the paperwork can be finalised, this will also affect timescales for completion.