Tabitha Barran

Call: 1998

"Tabitha Barran is excellent and always goes above and beyond for clients. You can be 100% confident that clients will be well represented and receive an excellent service from her."

Chambers & Partners 2023

Tabitha Barran was called to the Bar in 1998 and since that date has developed a thriving practice in the area of family law, focussing particularly on child law; both public and private law cases.

Tabitha is known as a fearless advocate and is well respected by her opponents.  She is energetic,  willing and committed on behalf of her clients. She always establishes an easy rapport with those she represents,  with a drive and determination to achieve her clients’ objectives.

In Private Law cases,  Tabitha’s caseload encompasses all aspects of child arrangements orders, internal relocation,  removal from the jurisdiction child abduction and cases involving serious allegations of sexual abuse and domestic violence.

Public Law cases involve allegations of non-accidental injury, sexual abuse,  emotional abuse and neglect,  adoption cases and the placement of children abroad.


XX has prosecuted and defended in fraud cases for over two decades. In that time her instructions have ranged from individuals accused of benefit frauds up to multi million pound tax benefit and confidence frauds.

Notable Fraud cases

R v ST

Successful prosecution of man accused of controlling cannabis factories and seizure of assets which were the proceeds of crime.  The Court sentenced ST to over 9 years imprisonment and in a legal first the police seized the defendant’s bitcoin allowing the Judge to make a confiscation order in the sum of £1.4million.

R v DR and JA

XX prosecuted these defendants who committed frauds on IT providers.  They obtained millions of pounds worth of computer equipment by posing as members of reputable companies.  Once delivered the hardware disappeared.  Both defendants were convicted and sentenced to substantial custodial sentences

R v RM and others

XX prosecuted this multi handed case where the defendants were accused of conspiracy to defraud.  A fraudulent webpage was set up claiming to offer accommodation for students and those travelling overseas.  Those engaged in the fraud took the victims money and then laundered it.  All of the defendants were convicted after a trial.

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. To see my privacy notice click here.

  • University of Bristol BA Hons

  • FLBA


"Extremely good in cases with vulnerable clients, she's very compassionate, but firm in her advice and approach. She's very good at cross-examining witnesses too."

Chambers & Partners 2023

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