Areas of Practice

Criminal

Our criminal team at Maidstone Chambers offer a first-class service covering the spectrum of the criminal justice system. They range from junior members appearing in the Magistrate’s court to more senior members appearing in the Crown Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.  Members prosecute and defend on both a public and privately funded basis.

We offer expertise across a range of specialist areas including:

  • Assault / Violence
  • Burglary / Robbery / Theft / Shop-lifting
  • Child Abuse
  • Fraud / Proceeds of Crime
  • Dishonesty Offences
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs Offences
  • Murder and Manslaughter cases
  • Road Traffic Deaths
  • Sexual Assault
  • Terrorism, Firearms and Public Disorder Offences
  • Vandalism

 

Family

We represent both public bodies and private individuals. Our objective is to provide to each client clear and straightforward advice to achieve the best possible result.

The extremely sensitive nature of the work undertaken by our barristers gives them skills and expertise in all matters relating to public interest, immunity and restraint of publicity

Our practice managers understand the sensitive nature of these matters and as well as adhering to a strict confidentiality policy,are able to assign specific Counsel to meet clients’ needs.

We offer expertise in all areas of family law including:

  • Private Law Children
  • Public Law Other
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Care Proceedings
  • Financial proceedings

 

Civil

We aim to deliver expert advice in an innovative practical form. We pride ourselves on setting the highest standards of advocacy and provide detailed legal knowledge and commercial understanding to achieve resolution of the most complex issues.

We offer expertise in the following areas of civil law:

  • Property Law, Planning
  • Construction
  • Boundary Disputes (inc. Party Wall Act matters)
  • Harassment
  • Employment
  • Contractual Disputes
  • General Civil Litigation

 

Maidstone Chambers are regulated by the Bar Standards Board.