High Court of Justice Representation

OneLaw Chambers has a dedicated team of Barristers and Court Advocates that are able to analyse complex cases at short notice and provide effective representation at court.

OneLaw Chambers is often instructed by law firms, corporate organisations and individuals who had either been let down by their barristers or had not envisaged the need for specialist court representation and find themselves in the common dilemma of having to find a suitable Barrister and Court Advocate at the last minute.

Our firm's Barristers and Court Advocates can quickly grasp the legal issues in your case, provide you with the best and effective legal advice on the strengths and merits of your case and provide you with the best court representation to achieve successful results.

How does High Court Representations work?

The jurisdiction of the High Court is governed by the Senior Courts Act 1981 (SCA).

The High Court of Justice sits in the Royal Courts of Justice (RCJ) in the Strand, London, and in various regional centres (District Registries). There are over 130 District Registries serving various parts of the country. Claims involving disputes in London must be commenced in the RCJ. Other claims may be commenced in either the RCJ or the appropriate District Registry.

In the High Court, trials are conducted by High Court Judges. Interim matters are generally dealt with by Masters (in the RCJ) or district judges (in District Registries).

The High Court is divided into three divisions:

  • Chancery Division;
  • Queen’s Bench Division; and
  • Family Division.

Each division deals with particular types of cases. For instance, the Chancery Division deals with land, intellectual property, and company law (amongst other matters). Queen’s Bench division deals most contract and tort claims, and the Family Division deals with matrimonial and related matters. The allocation is for convenience and reasons of expertise only.

Furthermore, within the High Court exist the specialist courts with separate practices and procedural rules. The High Court have the following specialist courts:

  • The Commercial Court which deals with complex matters that require specialist commercial knowledge such as banking, shipping and insurance matters.
  • The Companies and Insolvency Court which deals with applications under the Companies Act as well as financial and insolvency matters 
  • The Patents Court and Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court (IPEC) which has a small claims track and a multi track which has a cap on damages of £500,000. A claim with a value higher than £500,000 will be allocated to the Patent Court which is part of the High Court or in the general Chancery Division. 
  • Technology & Construction Court deals with matters requiring specialist technical or scientific knowledge e.g. professional negligence cases against architects, engineers or building disputes. 
  • The Admiralty Court deals with shipping matters.

Why instruct OneLaw Chambers for your High Court hearing?

At OneLaw Chambers, our Advocacy and Court Representation Solicitors and Barristers regularly appear before all courts and tribunals in England and Wales, often on court hearings instructed at the last minute. We have assisted and represented law firms, corporate organisations and individuals who had either been let down by their barristers or had not envisaged the need for specialist court representation and find themselves in the common dilemma of having to find a suitable Barrister and Court Advocate at the last minute.

Our Advocacy and Court Representation Solicitors and Barristers fiercely and tenaciously represent you in putting forward the strongest possible case, ensuring that you are always satisfied with the manner in which we represent you and that a successful outcome is achieved in your case without significant cost and expense to you.

We are committed to ensuring that our Advocacy and Court Representation Solicitors and Barristers prepare every case with utmost quality and skill so that successful outcome is achieved every time. Our Advocacy and Court Representation Solicitors and Barristers operate in a friendly and cooperative manner to provide our clients with the best client care and service during the entire case process.


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