Deka Chambers’ Christmas Opening Hours 2022



Everyone at Deka Chambers would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and all best wishes for 2023.

We have reduced opening hours over the Christmas period:

  • Friday 23rd December: 8.30am – 2.00pm
  • Monday 26th December: CLOSED – BANK HOLIDAY
  • Tuesday 27th December: CLOSED – BANK HOLIDAY
  • Wednesday 28th December: 10.00am – 2.00pm
  • Thursday 29th December: 10.00am – 2.00pm
  • Friday 30th December: 10.00am – 2.00pm
  • Monday 2nd January: CLOSED – BANK HOLIDAY

We will reopen as usual from 8.30am on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

During this period our clerks will be working remotely so please email them in the first instance at

If you need urgent assistance outside of these hours please contact:

  • Civil: David Barrow – 07950 183513
  • Family: Jaime Brooks – 07500 848489
  • Crime: David Landa – 07900 554621

Latest News & Events

The Dekagram: 20th May 2024

We trust that our readers have been enjoying the Spring sunshine; the team have spent their time in the sun wisely, reading cases so you don’t have to. First we noted a decision which considers the interplay between English and Scottish guardianship; secondly we read…

The Dekagram: 13th May 2024

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