Albion Chambers


Albion Chambers
Broad Street Bristol

0117 927 2144

Welcome to Albion Chambers

Albion Chambers was established over 100 years ago and has an excellent reputation across the Western Circuit for integrity, approachability and the highest quality of advice and advocacy.

Chambers is led by Charles Hyde QC and has 66 barristers including five Queen’s Counsel. There are three door tenants, all of whom are Queen’s Counsel.




Lexis Nexis E-Bulletin Series: Contempt Proceedings and Contempt of Court - Part 2

2/12 The Application and Supporting Evidence - a Strict Regime

Christmas and New Year Opening 2016





Our Christmas and New Year opening hours will be:

Thursday, 22 December - 08:30 - 18:00
Friday, 23 December - 08:30 - 16:00
Monday, 26 December - Closed
Tuesday, 27 December - Closed
Wednesday, 28 December - Closed
Thursday, 29 December - 10:00 - 16:00
Friday, 30 December - 10:00 - 16:00
Monday, 2 January - Closed
Tuesday, 3 January - 08:30 - 18:00

Rubbing Salt(er) in the Wounds

A Little Background

November 2016

Beware the Jabberwock, my son! Previous inconsistent statements in professional disciplinary proceedings - Kate Brunner QC
Employment Law in the English Channel: A personal perspective - Jason Taylor
Frivolous, vexatious, unreasonable and totally without merit - Richard Shepherd
The big five: Five of the most significant employment cases of 2016... so far - Erinna Foley-Fisher


November 2016

Brexit...: The end of 'transactional decisions' et al? - Alan Fuller
Occupational Health and Safety: Construction and beyond - Jason Taylor
Revvin' me, revenue... ah-ha!: New offences created for HMRC compliance - Edward Hetherington
Regulatory crime - case update: Planes, trains and the millennium falcon - Alec Small

Successful prosecution of child sexual exploitation offences

Mehmet Citak and Ahmet Kurtyemez were yesterday convicted of child sexual exploitation offences, and sentenced to a combined total of 32 years in prison. Sarah Regan prosecuted in this five-week trial involving sexual offences against six victims aged between 14 and 15.

Movember 2016


Taxi for, erm... Everyone?

What does the decision in Aslam and Farrar v Uber (2016) mean in practice?

The short answer
To save you reading the rest of this article, yes, Uber drivers are workers... for now.

A slightly longer answer
The Collins online dictionary as of 28 October 2016 defines the gig economy as;

“the freelance economy”, and helpfully gives the following explanation;