Areas of expertise include:

  • International Arbitration
  • International Mediation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Tracing Assets
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Freezing Orders
  • Disclosure Orders
  • Search & Seizure Orders
  • Civil Fraud
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Enforcing Foreign Judgements
  • Property
  • Professional Negligence
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Planning
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Company Law
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Directors Disputes
  • Joint Ventures
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Chancery
  • Trusts
  • Employment
  • Business Immigration
  • Matrimonial Finance
  • Cross-border Custody Disputes
  • Removal of Children from Jurisdiction
  • Child Care Proceedings
  • Hidden Assets
  • Corporate Crime
  • Terrorism
  • War Crimes
  • Extradition
  • Human Rights
  • Civil Liberties
  • Human Trafficking
  • Regulatory
  • Professional Discipline
  • Financial Services Regulation

International & Offshore Silks & Barristers

Kings Counsel and barristers in the group have experience of dealing with matters across a range of practice areas and jurisdictions for private clients, corporates, and Governments through referrals, direct instruction and working with overseas law firms and chambers. Our members have also arbitrated and mediated international disputes.

Trinity Chambers’ international and offshore work covers alternative dispute resolution, commercial litigation, trusts, corporate fraud. criminal, complex matrimonial finance and children cases. The team also deals with injunctive relief and interlocutory applications including freezing, disclosure, search and seizure orders.

The team has experience of complex overseas criminal related proceedings, including extradition, white collar crime, human trafficking, Court Martial and historical prosecutions. Members of the team deal with international regulatory matters, including financial services regulation and professional disciplinary proceedings.

From County Court hearings to significant High Court trials and appeals before the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, and Privy Council, Trinity's barristers and Silks have extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of matters. In addition, they represent clients across various specialist tribunals and public inquiries, including Coroners Inquests and military Court Martials.

Internal Investigations - organisations and businesses can face a wide range of internal issues that require investigation by an independent third party, including allegations of discrimination, misconduct, racism, bullying, sexual harassment, theft and fraud. A thorough and impartial investigation demonstrates strong governance and rigour and can be the best course of action to minimise day-to-day disruption, manage risk, and protect an organisation or business' reputation. Trinity’s Investigations team can assist with early assessment, interviews, document review and report writing. Trinity’s specialist team can continue to provide pragmatic support should a matter develop into an external investigation involving regulatory bodies or the police.

Trinity’s Silks and barristers have been instructed, both permanently, pro hac and in relation to alternative dispute resolution, in a variety of jurisdictions including:

  • Anguilla
  • Australia (New South Wales)
  • The Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • The British Virgin Islands (BVI)
  • The Cayman Islands
  • Gibraltar
  • Guernsey
  • Hong Kong
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • Northern Ireland
  • St Helena, Ascension & Tristan de Cunha
  • St Kitts & Nevis
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • The Turks & Caicos Islands
  • United Arab Emirates

Trinity Chambers has invested in state-of-the-art communications systems across each of its 4 premises in Newcastle, Leeds and Middlesbrough. This includes high-quality AI-powered 4K Ultra HD video quality cameras, microphone arrays and speakers. These are integrated into a single device to create an easy-to-use streamlined audio-video meeting, conference, webinar and seminar delivery. This technology enables Trinity’s clerks and members to communicate and provide training seamlessly from each of our premises to clients across the globe.

  • Trial advocates in ultra-high value dispute involving an international hotel Development – Bahamas.
  • Advocates in applications involving a US-originated employee benefit trust and collapse of a Japanese-based hedge fund - Anguilla.
  • Trial and appeal advocates in multi-million dollar dispute involving a world-famous brand of ultra-premium liquor - Anguilla.
  • Advising on dispute over sale of botanical gardens - Nevis.
  • Trial advocates in claim for unfair prejudice in respect of a Chinese enterprise listed on NASDAQ - British Virgin Islands.
  • Trial advocates in dispute over winding up of exempted limited partnership - Cayman Islands.
  • Property planning Arbitration – Seychelles.
  • On behalf of a financial services regulator, advising on and prosecuting complex enforcement proceedings against international corporates and individuals – Channel Islands.
  • Trial advocates on behalf of the Attorney General, prosecuting a series of trials ranging from rape, sexual assault, including historic, and violence - St Helena, Ascension and Tristan de Cunha.
  • Trial Advocates instructed by the Public Prosecution Service across a range of cases including historical murder, violence and sexual offences – Northern Ireland.
  • Advocates on behalf of a foreign government seeking the return of a foundling abducted to the UK.
  • Advocates in care proceedings concerning a child who had been brought into the UK illegally.
  • Advocates in an application for a declaration of interpretation in respect of s152 of the Extradition Act 2003 regarding specialty protection for individuals extradition to the UK.
  • Trial advocates in successful appeal against murder conviction in Bermuda Court of Appeal.