Trinity Chambers 2019 Legal 500 Listings
Many of Trinity's Silks, barristers and staff, are again recognised in the recently published Legal 500 2019. The clerking team are praised as being ‘extremely efficient’ and are ‘always keen to assist’.
Commercial, Banking, Insolvency and Chancery Law
'Trinity Chambers has established strength in Chancery law; instructions for the team include professional negligence, insolvency, contentious probate, Inheritance Act, trusts and estates matters.'
Antoine Tinnion is described as ‘Tenacious on his feet,’ Charles Holland's ‘practice includes cases of contentious probate and solicitors’ disputes.’ James Kemp is ‘highly recommended for traditional Chancery matters.’ Jamie Morgan ‘quickly grasps the core issues in a case.’ Jonathan Rodger is ‘authoritative with a meticulous eye'. Richard Stubbs is described as ‘proactive and personable’ and Head of Trinity's Business and Property Group, Simon Goldberg is ‘excellent with lay clients.’
'Recent instructions for the team at Trinity Chambers include high-profile murder cases, serious sexual offences and large-scale fraud matters.'
Head of Trinity's Criminal Group, Caroline Goodwin Q.C. is noted to be ‘very experienced across a purview of serious criminal cases’ with Toby Hedworth Q.C.noted for his 'white-collar crime and terrorism’ practice. Glenn Gatland is described as ‘a talented barrister with a calm cross-examination technique’ and Tony Cornberg ‘experienced in handling cases involving serious violence.’
'Trinity Chambers is well known for its solid experience in equal pay disputes; the team is also adept in handling matters involving unfair dismissal, discrimination, TUPE, whistleblowing and restrictive covenants.'
Highlighted employment barristers include: Antoine Tinnion ‘his practice includes restrictive covenants and discrimination matters’, Helen Hogben, who is ‘brilliant with clients and extremely thorough,’ and Jamie Anderson ‘an extremely knowledgeable barrister.’ Head of the Employment Law team at Trinity, Jane Callan is described as ‘highly experienced in discrimination cases.’ Jamie Morgan ‘has a scrupulous eye for detail’ with Richard Stubbs noted as being ‘very proactive and excellent at unravelling complex areas of law’ and Simon Goldberg ‘excellent with the technical details of a case.’
Family and Children Law
'Trinity Chambers’ family practice is adept at handling financial remedy cases alongside a range of children law matters. Recent work for the team includes adoption, non-accidental injuries and care proceedings.'
Head of Trinity's Family and Matrimonial Finance team, Nicholas Stonor Q.C., is ‘highly recommended for public law children cases.’ Claire Brissenden is ‘recommended for financial remedy matters.’ Fiona Walker is ‘a specialist in family law.’ James Richardson is described as ‘well known for his family finance practice.’ Justin Gray is ‘highly recommended for children law cases with international elements’ with Margaret Sweeting described as ‘a barrister to have in your corner during a fight.’ Timothy Spain is ‘noted for his expertise in financial remedy matters.’
Trinity's Property team is recognised, with Charles Holland described as ‘an absolute terrier; the barrister to have on your side to dig you out of a hole.’ and recent new tenant, Jonathan Rodger noted as a ‘cross-examiner who pulls no punches.’
Regulatory, Health and Safety, and Licensing
'Trinity Chambers houses Charles Holland, who is very well known for his expertise in licensing matters and recently appeared in the high-profile Uber London v Transport for London case and described as being ‘very well known for his extensive expertise in licensing law.’
Head of Chambers, Toby Hedworth Q.C., commenting on another successful year in the Legal 500 rankings, said “Trinity Chambers continues to go from strength to strength. We have seen increased growth in instructions received and income generated via bigger and more complex cases, combined with a wider geographical reach. We now have more Government Legal Department Panel members than any other chambers in the region and the launch of the Newcastle Business and Property Court has already attracted strong additional talent to the membership of Chambers. We continue, however, to be proud to be the largest barristers Chambers headquartered in the North East”.