Dere Street Barristers' Chambers
Two of the north-east's largest barristers' chambers, York & Broad Chare, combine to create the largest set in the region. Welcome to Dere Street Barristers, a set with a difference.
The mighty Roman road and trading route that stretched from York to Edinburgh – Dere Street
– is today the name of the North East’s largest set of barristers’ chambers. With offices in York
and Newcastle, Dere Street’s growing portfolio of national and regional clients has access to
the most comprehensive range of services available.
Under the leadership of John Elvidge QC, Head of Chambers, our near 100-strong team of QCs and barristers provides the highest quality services across the full spectrum of law, regularly serving clients based not just in the North of England but in many other areas of the UK.
We welcome instructions from solicitors, commercial organisations and government bodies.
We are also delighted to accept instructions direct from lay clients under Public Access Rules.
We are proud of our heritage and strive to promote and fulfil the expectation that in all
matters of service and advocacy Dere Street today is the route to excellence.
Our Clerks will be delighted to assist with any enquiries.
Dere Street provides the very highest quality services to professional and lay clients, not only in the North of England but also in many other parts of the UK. Our near 100-strong team of barristers enjoy a reputation for excellence across the full span of law.
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