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BARRISTERS

ANTONY FARRELL - SQUATTER

 Barrister.

Although based in Yorkshire he will travel to any part of the country to appear.

 

qualifications

Admitted to the Solicitors’ Roll in 2000.

High Courts’ Advocate in Civil and Criminal Law  in May 2010.

Called to the Bar on 24th November 2016

 

education

LLB (Hons) Law Exempting Degree (included Legal Practice Course) at University of Northumbria at Newcastle 1997.

 

background

Antony was employed by Aviva as house commercial and corporate solicitor. As a result he gained extensive experience of contract, corporate and civil litigation.

Antony is a tenacious, determined and pragmatic Barrister who possesses an all-encompassing view of courts and hearings backed up by 20  years of experience.  He combines an instinct for analysing and succinctly summarising legal information with a forensic and personable approach. He has excellent negotiation and client care skills, and prides himself on thoroughness of preparation.

Antony gained both Civil and Higher Rights of Audience in May 2010. Following this he has been sole junior counsel on a number of trials. 

He was called to the Bar in November 2016 and gained further experience of work in the civil jurisdiction including immigration. He joined New Walk Chambers in October 2019.


Areas of Practice

Antony undertakes both Claimant and Defendant work as follows:

Road Traffic Law

Antony has experience of both prosecution and defence. This includes special reasons, exceptional hardship, post-accident drink, and honest, robust excess alcohol defence as to merit. He is able to take a global view of the case having worked as defence counsel and a Senior Crown Prosecutor.

Civil 

General civil at all levels.

Small Claims.

Direction and Application Hearings.

Personal Injury, Infant Approval Hearings and Road Traffic Accident trials.

Noise Induced Hearing Loss.

Credit Hire issues.

Mortgage and rental possession proceedings.

Insolvency such as Winding Up Petitions.

Contractual and Commercial disputes.

Family

Private Law-such as applications under Section 8 of the Children Act 1989 including contact, prohibited steps orders and specific issue orders.

Public Law- Advice and opinion provided in this area.

Represents at FDHRA/first directions etc.

Injunctive Relief-Non Molestation, committals and ex parte applications.

Immigration

Entry Clearance.

Immigrations appeals.

Asylum appeals.

Deportation.


Associations

The Honourable Society of Inner Temple.

North Eastern Circuit.

Personal Injury Bar Association.

Family Law Bar Association. 

 

interests

Boxing, swimming, cycling, Mediterranean cooking and travel with family.

 

Regularly attends the following courts

Boston County Court, Bradford County Court, Bridlington County Court, Chesterfield County Court, Derby County Court, Doncaster County Court, , Grimsby County Court, Hull County Court, Leeds County Court, Leicester County Court, Lincoln County Court, Coventry County Court, Manchester County Court, Mansfield County Court, Newcastle Upon Tyne County Court, North Yorkshire County Court, Nottingham County Court, Scarborough County Court,  Sheffield County Court, Stafford County Court,  Stoke- on-Trent County Court, Wakefield County Court, York County Court. 

 

 

 

Barristers regulated by the Bar Standards Board.  


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