Tanfield is now fully operating remotely

15th December 2020

This decision will be kept under review over the next few weeks in line with Government advice.

In the meantime we continue to maintain a full operational service to all our clients.

Getting in Touch

Whilst our Members of Chambers and staff will be working remotely, our team will be operating during normal business hours.

If you need to get in touch about a new or ongoing matter, please dial our main line +44 (0) 20 7421 5300 or send an email to the practice team at

Alternatively, you can use direct dial or mobile numbers. Our clerking team’s direct contact details (email, telephone and mobile) can be found here and staff details here.

  • Alex Southern (Senior Practice Manager) +44 (0) 20 7421 5266 or +44 (0) 7944 209415
  • Billy Forecast (Senior Practice Manager) +44 (0) 20 7421 5259 or +44 (0) 7538 493689
  • Richard Powell (Senior Practice Manager) +44 (0) 20 7421 5264 or +44 (0) 7949 120908
  • Eamonn Kelly (Chief Executive) +44 (0) 20 7421 5265 or +44 (0) 7949 121370

Sending documents to us

In order to help you as quickly and efficiently as possible we ask you to send all instructions and documents electronically (if possible) to one of our Practice Managers. If the files are too large to send as attachments to an email, please let us know because we have the capability to accept large electronic transfers of documents by other means. If hard copies must to be sent to Chambers, please get in touch with one of our Practice Managers to arrange delivery to the relevant barrister.

Fee notes will be sent out by email. Please make payments by BACS if possible but otherwise by cheque in the normal way.

Remote Court hearings

All members of Chambers have access to the apps and software necessary to take part in these hearings. Members have already conducted numerous hearings in the Court of Appeal, High Court and County Courts. The commonly used for video proceedings are (click the name to download):

Below we have summarised the guidance given by the Government, Judiciary and HM Courts and Tribunal Service on how court hearings will operate. As you will appreciate, this guidance is being constantly updated and you should check the links provided for the latest updates.

Please keep checking our website for more articles written by members of Chambers.
Throughout the last few months our priority has been maintaining a full service whilst at the same time doing everything we can to ensure the safety of our clients and our members and staff. If there is anything that we can do to assist you, please let us know.

With best wishes,

Tanfield Chambers

The information on this page will be reviewed and regularly updated.



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