Erimus Chambers - Barristers
T: 01582 965700

Erimus Chambers

Erimus Chambers
Christchurch House
40 Upper George Street

T:01582 965700

Erimus Chambers

Erimus Chambers provide barristers who deal with Criminal, Family and Civil law. We also have specialist barristers who undertake work in Employment Law, Immigration, Insolvency and Prison Law. Members also have a particular expertise in road traffic cases, including drinking and driving cases and speed camera cases.

Counsel have regularly appeared in the Magistrate, Youth, Crown, County Courts and Employment Tribunals across the country, including London courts and The South East. Our barristers cover local work in Bedford, Northampton, Wellingborough, Luton, Milton Keynes, Watford, Cambridge, Coventry, Bury St Edmunds, Huntingdon, King’s Lynn, Leicester and Peterborough.

We cover Criminal matters, both for the prosecution and defence, in the Magistrates Courts and the Crown Courts. Our barristers have a wealth of experience in cases ranging from minor road traffic matters to serious sexual assault.

With Family Law we undertake work concerning finance (ancillary relief) and divorce, child cases including contact and residence, child abduction and care.

We can help with most civil matters including personal injury, landlord and tenant, road traffic, contracts, debt disputes, infant settlements, small claims trial, Fast Track Trials, Multitrack Trials and mortgage repossession cases.

Our barristers have expertise in Employment Law covering unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, wrongful dismissal, sex discrimination, race discrimination, disability discrimination, redundancy, restrictive covenants and TUPE. Our barristers act on behalf of both Respondents and Claimants. We can also advise on and defend status enquiries into the employment status of persons by the Inland Revenue.

 We cover personal and corporate insolvency matters and have extensive experience of Company Director Disqualification proceedings. Our barristers are happy to advise and act at all stages of proceedings.

Our barristers have acted for the Treasury Solicitor’s Department in numerous cases involving physical and psychiatric injuries suffered by prisoners and prison employees, unlawful detention and other prison related matters both in an advisory capacity and at trial.

The clerks at Erimus Chambers are available and ready to deal with client's needs, around the clock if necessary. Quality legal knowledge, advice and representation are provided by our barristers at fees that we believe to be fair and competitive. As Legal Services are continually restricted financially, Chambers is keen to provide quality and value to our clients and aims to return promptly case reports and fee notes, as we fully appreciate the importance of financial administration to instructing solicitors and the need for clients to be fully informed about finances. Please do call us to discuss your requirements at anytime on 01582 965700

All information is available in alternative format upon request. Lay clients can be provided with a quote for direct access instructions to barristers for those members who are trained to undertake direct access work. Please see the direct access page for further information about direct access fees. Our barristers accept instructions from professional clients whether it be funded by legal aid or privately. Please contact the clerks to discuss further either via email or via phone 01582 965700. We will provide a quote by return. Fee rates/quotes for Private instruction can be provided upon request however, this will depend upon various factors including seniority of the barrister, nature of your case, time estimate of your case, amount of pages of evidence and location of your case. Generally quotes provided would include a brief fee, refreshers/daily attendance fees where your matter proceeds to a trial, and a set fee per hearing. Individual arrangements can be agreed in advance of instruction if required such as an hourly rate or a fixed, all inclusive fee.

The time your case takes to resolve may depend upon various factors such as court availability to list your case, the service of evidence provided by the other side involved in your case, counsel’s other professional commitments, the need to obtain further information and also intervening third parties. Time limits for work to be completed by counsel can be agreed upon instruction between you and your instructed barrister.

Here is an updated list of courts and employment tribunals that we cover. If your court is not listed, please still call as we do cover other courts. County, Magistrate and Crown Courts: Aylesbury, Barnet, Bedford, Blackfriars, Bow, Brent ,Camberwell Green, Cambridge, Central Criminal Court, Central London, Chancery Division, City of London, Clerkenwell and Shoreditch, Corby, County Court Bulk Centre (CCBC), Court of Appeal Civil Division, Court of Appeal Criminal Division, Croydon, Ealing, Edmonton, Enfield, Epping, Family Division, Haringey, Hendon, Huntingdon, Ilford, Inner London, Inner London Family Proceedings, Isleworth, Kingston-upon-Thames, Lambeth, Leicester, Luton and South Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Oxford, Peterborough, Redhill, Reigate, Romford, Slough, Snaresbrook, Lavender Hill, Southwark, St. Albans, Staines, Stevenage, Thames, Uxbridge, Barkingside, Wandsworth, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Watford, Wellingborough, Hammersmith, Westminster, Willesden, Wimbledon, Wood Green, Woolwich, Chelmsford, Colchester, Ipswich, Canterbury, Medway, Maidstone, Dartford, Thanet, Hastings, Horsham, Lewes, Margate.

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