“Dere Street Barristers is a first rate organisation,

offering outstanding service”

Why Choose Dere Street

We are a thriving multi-disciplinary set of approximately 100 barristers including Silks and Junior Counsel.

We offer specialist advocacy, advisory and drafting expertise at every level of seniority.

We are committed to delivering high quality legal services locally and nationally.

Our dedicated and experienced civil, criminal and family clerking teams make the process of instructing us simple with a straight-forward, user-friendly, approach to ensure that clients receive the standard of service they require.

We have modern conference facilities at our staffed premises in Newcastle, Middlesbrough and York.

In the increasingly competitive market for legal services, Dere Street stands out as one of the leading barristers’ chambers in the country with many members of Chambers ranked in the major legal directories.




Our areas of expertise


Providing the highest quality service in a friendly, approachable and results-focused manner.

Dere Street Barristers a set with a difference!


All members of Chambers (barristers) are regulated by the

Bar Standards Board

Latest News

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James Robinson successfully represents a senior forensic social worker on behalf of Gateshead Council.

James Robinson successfully represented a senior forensic social worker on behalf of Gateshead Council at an Inquest in South Shields before His Majesty’s Senior Coroner Terence Carney and a Jury arising from the death of a man detained under s37/41 Mental Health Act 1986 who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia. The deceased had manufactured a ligature […]


Man who blackmailed a 12 year old girl into sending explicit images on snapchat jailed for 13 years.

Anne Richardson prosecuted a business man from Selby at York Crown Court on Friday after a trial that took place last year. The trial was for blackmail and other sex offences including three counts of possession of indecent images of children. You can find full media coverage of this story here. If you would like […]


We are recuriting – Criminal Clerk: York Office

Barristers’ Clerk (Crime) York Salary: Competitive and subject to qualifications and experience Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm Holidays: 25 days per year plus Bank Holidays Benefits: Contributory pension Scheme, Death in service benefit, travel expenses if required to work at other locations. We have a vacancy for a Barristers’ Clerk, This is a […]

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