Practice Areas


Barristers at Temple Garden Chambers act for clients in a wide range of domestic and international commercial disputes. Members of Chambers appear in courts at all levels in England and Wales, and are developing practices in jurisdictions such as Dubai (DIFC), and Singapore. We also offer expertise in arbitration in the UK and abroad.

Our commercial practice includes all forms of contractual disputes, notably those associated with financial investments, commercial loans, construction projects, high net worth individuals, oil and gas, software developers and global corporations. We also advise and represent clients across a broad spectrum of commercial cases including those involving directors’ duties, franchise agreements, and the supply and sale of goods. Members of Chambers have particular experience of commercial fraud litigation and can offer expertise in injunctive relief, including asset freezing orders.

We offer expertise in the drafting of all forms of contracts including commercial agreements, commercial hire agreements, and consumer contracts.

Our commercial practice is complemented by our expertise in negligence and professional liability, civil fraud, costs, public law, and public international law. Our barristers are well placed to advise where these areas intersect.


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Coronavirus Update

TGC continues proactively to safeguard against the risks posed by the spread of Coronavirus. We have a Covid-19 Committee who continue to monitor the situation and follow advice issued by the Government and Public Health England. We will be updating this page as and when new information becomes available. As of 6 July 2020, our London premises, 1 Harcourt Buildings, will be operating with a reduced clerking team in attendance. The remaining staff members and barristers will continue working remotely. We wish to reassure everyone that our contingency plans enable us to continue to provide our services.

Telephoning us

When calling our switchboard number, it will be diverted to a member of the clerking team who will be able to assist in the usual way. All direct dials in Chambers are diverted to be answered remotely.

Emailing us & Sending Instructions

Please send all instructions via email directly to We would be grateful if this could be sent in an orderly fashion to enable working from a screen manageable. We are able to receive hard copy instructions via DX or Post, if necessary. However, we have a preference for electronic documents wherever possible.

Please continue to communicate with barristers directly via phone or email.

Conferences, Joint Settlement Meetings & Mediations

Conferences, meetings and mediations will take place remotely, either by telephone or video until further notice. Group Telephone calls and video calls can be easily arranged. If an in-person meeting is felt necessary please see our Covid-19 Information page for full criteria.

Court Hearings

We are following the Government’s advice closely, which is changing daily. In keeping with that advice, we will continue to service hearings remotely, where possible and as instructed by the hosting Court. In-Person hearings will be accommodated by members of TGC. We will continue to monitor this situation.

Making a payment

If you do not already pay us by BACS, going forward please make arrangements to do so. Please contact the clerks who can supply you with the relevant BACS details.

If you wish to discuss our policy and procedure relating to coronavirus, please do not hesitate to contact our senior clerk Dean Norton on 07535 753098 or

To learn more visit our Covid-19 Information page.