Fountain Chambers is a progressive set of barristers in the North East of England with a forward-thinking outlook, embracing changes such as mediation for separating couples and direct access for clients. We can also provide video conferencing facilities.

Our Head of Chambers, Jamie Hill Q.C., leads a set of Chambers whose members and staff are all dedicated to providing a friendly, high quality service to solicitors, individuals, unions, businesses, and local and national government departments.

Although our administrative team are based at our offices in the Cleveland Business Centre, Middlesbrough, we are also able to offer conferencing facilities at our Newcastle-upon-Tyne office in Churchill House, 12 Mosley Street which is a conveniently placed short walk to Newcastle Combined Court Centre.

Some of our current members presently sit as Recorders and a number of former members of Chambers have been appointed to the bench including His Honour Judge ANJ Briggs, His Honour Leslie Spittle, His Honour Judge PJB Armstrong, His Honour Judge SJ Ashurst, the former Recorder of York, and Her Honour Judge DA Sherwin.

Latest News

Richard Bennett secures convictions of 4 sex offenders following 4 week trial.

Following a month-long trial at Newcastle Crown Court, Richard Bennett secured convictions on 37 counts against 4 men who abused a girl from the ages of [...]


Paul Rooney successfully prosecutes two men for Aggravated Burglary

Christopher Sharp & Trenton Marlow were convicted after trial of an Aggravated Burglary that occurred in the early evening of 09.11.18 in [...]


Practice Areas

We have seven practice areas as below. If you would like to read more click on the relevant link below.

Contact Information

General Enquiries: 01642 804040
Facsimile: 01642 804060
Criminal Team: 01642 260452
Civil/Family Team: 01642 260453
Out of hours: 07801 454286

(Only availbale after office hours)

Cleveland Business Centre 1 Watson Street Middlesbrough TS1 2RQ DX: 711700 Middlesbrough 11

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Latest Tweets

  • Chambers’ Richard Bennett secures convictions on 37 counts against 4 defendants, for ‘heinous’ sex offences committ…
  • Fountain Chambers are pleased to welcome Hamish Hickey as a 3rd Sixth Pupil. Hamish is now accepting civil and family work
  • Chambers’ Richard Bennett prosecutes a driver for the tragic death of young mum of two Shantelle Kirkup
  • Chambers’ Robin Patton and Paul Rooney, instructed by Angus Westgarth of Westgarth Solicitors, Sunderland secure ac…



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