“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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Supreme Court hearing on adverse possession for Sam Healy.

Permission has now been granted for an appeal to the Supreme Court in Brown v. Ridley & Anr. [2024] UKUT 14.  Sam acted for Mr & Mrs Ridley in the First Tier Tribunal and is now being led by Simon Goldberg KC of Trinity Chambers.  It will be the first time that the Supreme Court […]


Success for Liam O’Brien as the jury return unanimous not guilty verdicts in Darlington double stabbing.

The Defendant was accused of two counts of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Having been attacked by two other men in the home of an ex-partner, he armed himself with a kitchen knife. Shortly thereafter, when he was set upon for a second-time, he used the kitchen knife to defend himself. One […]


Dere Street Family Group presents their Teesside Lecture Schedule

Join us at the Curve Lecture Theatre in Teesside for our CPD accredited lectures designed to cover recent updates. Access to the venue (room 1.10) will be from 4pm with the lectures commencing promptly at 5pm until 6:30pm. 13th June 2024 – Representation of Young Persons within Family Proceedings – Presented by Helen Scourfield and Cath […]

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