We are a group of barristers who specialise in family and civil law who are all public access qualified.


All members of Harcourt Barristers Direct are also members of Harcourt Chambers, a leading family law set with a strong reputation in civil litigation. At Harcourt Barristers Direct our experienced barristers provide cost-effective advice, representation and client care.


Most cases will be suitable for public access. Our chambers’ clerks or your barrister will quickly be able to tell you whether or not your case is likely to be suitable, in accordance with the Bar Council Guidance, a copy of which may be found here.


Some of the advantages of instructing a barrister from Harcourt Direct are:


  • You come direct to the expert
  • You can save money by having one lawyer not two – How much will it cost
  • You know exactly how much each piece of work is going to cost in advance
  • You can get to the heart of the matter more quickly

Harcourt Barristers Direct has Chambers (offices) in two convenient locations; in the heart of legal London in the Temple (between the City and the West End) and in Oxford (opposite the courts at St. Aldate’s).


Instructing Us

Please contact us by telephone on 0844 561 7135 or by completing the case enquiry form. Our clerks will contact you to discuss whether your case is suitable for public access and the options available to you. 


Privacy Notice

Details of Privacy notice can be found here


Complaints Procedure

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. It is not necessary to involve solicitors in order to make your complaint but you are free to do so should you wish

Please note that Chambers will only consider complaints that are raised within six months of the act or omission complained of.


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2 Harcourt Buildings
Dx 373 LDE
Tel 020 7353 6961


Churchill House
3 St Aldate's Courtyard,
38 St Aldate's, Oxford
Dx 96453 Oxford 4
Tel 01865 791559


020 7353 6961


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