AREAS OF EXPERTISE

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IMMIGRATION

We have a long history of association with the fields of Nationality, Immigration and Asylum work. Current members of Chambers hold judicial appointments in the Immigration Appellate Authority and the Tribunal and now in the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal.

 

Our specialist barristers are well known for representing clients in the First Tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal, Court of Appeal and the European Court of Justice. The work undertaken is diverse and includes asylum appeals, entry clearance appeals (commercial and non-commercial), human rights and detention cases. Counsel are relied upon to provide advice to solicitors at the earliest possible stage of the application/appeal process and have been instrumental in achieving fresh decisions from the Secretary of State in order to avoid the costs of onwards challenges.

CIVIL & COMMERCIAL

Our Civil Team offers a group of practitioners covering a variety of areas of civil practice.

Individuals have vast experience in various fields which include:

  • Professional negligence

  • Contract claims

  • Wills and probate

  • Landlord and tenant

  • Other real property disputes

  • Personal Injury

DIVORCE AND FINANCES

At Article 6 Law we recognise that family finance is a broad jurisdiction. Members have a wealth of experience dealing with high net worth cases.

The following areas of work are undertaken by members of the Family Finance group:

  • Divorce – defended petitions and issues as to jurisdiction

  • Financial provision for children

  • Financial provision for cohabitants

  • Financial provision on dissolution of Civil Partnerships

  • Financial provision on divorce

  • Inheritance Act claims

  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements

FAMILY & CUSTODY LAW

Our team offers a friendly, reliable and efficient service in advocacy, negotiation and client care.

We have a range of specialist and experienced barristers, in all areas of Family Law, appearing in cases from the Family Proceedings Court to the Court of Appeal. The team regularly acts for children, parents, local authorities and other family members.

Aspects of Immigration and Criminal Law feature increasingly in Family cases. Our Immigration team is highly respected in its field and the Family team benefits from members within it who also practise in Immigration. Similarly, some members of the Family team have expertise in Criminal Law. This provides significant advantages to both our professional and lay clients. Work covered includes:

  • Care and Adoption Proceedings

  • Private Law

  • Domestic Violence

  • Child Abduction/ Removal from the Jurisdiction

  • Ancillary Relief

  • Human Rights Cases

CRIMINAL DEFENCE & EXTRADITION

The Crime Team represents a long history of practice in this field of work both in prosecution and defence. It includes a number of practitioners whose work is exclusively crime. 

Members of chambers undertake a wide range of criminal cases in both the Crown Court and Magistrates Court, ranging from minor offences to the most serious and complex cases.

Those at the senior end are typically engaged in cases involving offences as diverse as murder, sexual abuse, drugs importation and serious fraud.

EMPLOYMENT LAW

Our employment barristers have significant experience across all areas of employment law, with many recognised as leaders at the employment bar in the North of England. We act for employees and a diverse range of employers, SME’s, PLC’s, charities and public sector organisations such as NHS trusts and local authorities.

We cover all main aspects of employment law, including:

  • Breach of contract

  • Confidential information

  • Employment status

  • Employee exists / settlement agreements

  • Discrimination and equal treatment

  • Industrial relations and industrial action

  • Occupational stress

  • Maternal and parental leave

  • Reorganisations and redundancy

  • Remuneration, benefits and pensions

  • Restrictive covenants (injunctive and springboard injunctive relief)

  • The transfer of undertaking regulations (TUPE)

  • Unfair and wrongful dismissal

  • Victimisation and harassment

  • Whistleblowing

 
 
 
 
 
 

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