At Derwent Chambers, we put great store by our professionalism, and our modern, accessible approach, and value working with Solicitors for the benefit of all clients.

We are proud to be a part of Derby’s excellent and thriving legal community. We are also very proud to work for Solicitors in other parts of the Midlands and beyond.

Paul Burtenshaw, the Practice Consultant, is a well regarded member of the Clerking profession, with over 20 years’ experience working in the areas of Family, Civil and Crime. He has a well deserved reputation for providing the right Barrister for what the Solicitor and Lay Client need, and for a realistic and reasonable fee.

Terms of Business – Members of Derwent Chambers accept instructions according to the New Contractual Terms as set out in Annex T to the Bar Code of Conduct.

To view our standard conditions of contract for the supply of Legal services by Barristers to authorised persons, please click here. For more information please visit the Bar Standards Board website here.

The Members of Derwent Chambers value and respect all people, regardless of their race, colour, ethnic or national origin, nationality, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, any disability, religion, or political persuasion. We are committed to zero tolerance of all discrimination, and this is a fixed and constant part of our ethos. Being from predominantly state school and non-Oxbridge backgrounds ourselves, we are committed to giving opportunities for work experience and mini-pupillage to students from all backgrounds. To view our Equality Policy click here.

Our aim is to give you a good service at all times. However, if you have a complaint you are invited to let us know as soon as possible. To view Derwent Chambers’ Complaints Procedure click here.