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The Becket Chambers Civil Team acts regularly in all aspects of Civil Law, including fast track and multi-track cases from pre-issue, throughout proceedings to judgment and subsequent enforcement. If you wish to bring a Civil case, or need to defend one, it is important to be aware that in a Civil Law case the burden Continue reading


Family Law covers a wide range of issues. Children (Private) Children (Private) cases are bought by individuals and are often connected with the parents’ divorce or separation. They may cover parental responsibility, financial applications (eg for maintenance) and agreeing where a child should live, as well as arrangements for seeing the other parent. Private Law Continue reading

Direct Access – Personal Injury

Introduction Members of the Becket Chambers Personal Injury team have wide ranging experience and are able to deal with personal injury cases at all levels of complexity. We act for injured individuals seeking compensation as well as clients (including insurers) defending claims. Areas of specialism include Costs, Employers’ Liability, Fatal Accident Claims, Inquests and Road Continue reading

Direct Access – Probate and Inheritance

Introduction Becket Chambers deals with all aspects of Probate and Inheritance and the Court of Protection, including appearing on behalf of claimants/applicants, defendants/respondents or third parties. Our Barristers welcome instructions on both contentious and non-contentious probate claims, applications to the court to make a decision regarding personal representatives, the administration of estates and applications under Continue reading

Direct Access – Employment

Introduction Members of Chambers’ Employment team advise and represent both employees and employers in tribunals and courts across Kent, Surrey and London. Our Barristers are frequently instructed on cases relating to discrimination, disability and unfair / constructive / wrongful dismissal. The team have a wealth of experience when dealing with matters pertaining to pregnancy, injury, Continue reading

Direct Access – Divorce & Matrimonial Finance

Introduction The Family Finance team at Becket Chambers specialises in all aspects of matrimonial and family finance, including cases concerning modest assets through to high value cases. Members have considerable experience in dealing with injunctive relief, businesses, trusts, third party interests and cases involving an international dimension. Our members are regularly instructed on applications for financial provision Continue reading