Fraser Chambers London Barristers

Fraser Chambers are specialists in Defamation, Public Law and Litigation involving High Net Worth individuals

Based in the Cheesegrater Building, overlooking the heart of the City, Fraser Chambers specialises in Defamation, Public Law and Litigation involving High Net Worth Individuals.

Fraser Chambers is named after Sir Hugh Fraser who published one of the first defamation practitioner textbooks “The Law of Libel in Its Relation to the Press” in 1889. Bringing a modern approach to litigation, Fraser Chambers offers expertise in solving legal issues facing clients ranging from pre-action advice, urgent out of hours telephone injunctions to fully contested High Court clams and appeals.

Chambers Director, David Mace, has over 35 years of clerking experience in defamation law and has been described  in Chambers and Partners as  “a fantastic clerk who has been in the game for such a long time that he knows exactly what needs to be done on every occasion” and by Legal 500 as “rightly highly regarded for his commercial common sense”.


Experienced in a wide range of Defamation Proceedings.


Public Law

Experienced in Public Law including Inquests, Judicial Reviews, Professional Regulatory Proceedings and Contempt of Court.

Public Law

High Net Worth

Experience in representing and advising High Net Worth clients in a range of commercial litigation.

High Net Worth Litigation

Public Access

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Public Access Applications

Fraser Chambers“Dr Van Dellen is incredibly knowledgeable and experienced and is willing go out of his way to achieve the best outcome in each case. He provides thorough and timely legal advice. I admire his approachability and sympathetic attitude towards his clients. He will always find the time to assist and answer any questions that the client may have and does so in a compassionate yet authoritative way.”

EP, Solicitor
Fraser Chambers“Dr Anton van Dellen is very experienced Counsel who is always there to assist you to understand your legal position and agree the best strategy to resolve your issues in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. He is highly recommended”
JO, Solicitor
Fraser Chambers“Bringing the court closer to the person with disability: Judicial exemption from the Equality Act and interference with reasonable adjustments for litigants with physical disabilities”
Editors: Penny Cooper & Linda Hunting, Chapter in Access to Justice for Vulnerable People
Fraser Chambers“I believe Anton van Dellen to be a truly outstanding professional, who has worked so hard to fight my corner and to get my voice heard in court. I am always grateful for everything Anton does. Thank you so much.”
Mr W, Private Client
Fraser Chambers“I approached Dr Anton van Dellen to act on a direct access basis in a complicated claim against a State authority and its contractor. He has been extremely professional, kind and approachable in what could have been  a traumatic and horrible experience and acted fast and with diligence”.
Ms D, Private Client

Recent Cases

Pharmacist restored to register

August 27th, 2020|

Dr Anton van Dellen represented the applicant who was restored to the register with no conditions in a hearing at the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). Following a criminal conviction in 2013 for a total of 40 months, the pharmacist applied for restoration to the register, providing evidence of Continuing [...]

Remote hearing in CICA appeal

August 25th, 2020|

Dr Anton van Dellen represented the Appellant in an remote hearing. The hearing was in relation to an appeal against a CICA determination for a road traffic accident which occurred in May 2010. The hearing concerned the issue of loss of earnings where there was an initial period of [...]

Inquest to investigate death from cerebral aneurysm

August 19th, 2020|

Dr Anton van Dellen represented the family in a remote hearing in Inner West London Coroner's Court. The inquest is investigating the death of a patient with a cerebral aneurysm who was seen in the Emergency Department at St George's Hospital and discharged.  The Coroner is instructing an independent [...]

Fraser Chambers Latest News

Sergeant Matt Ratana

September 26th, 2020|

Dr Anton van Dellen had the privilege of taking Sergeant Matt Ratana through his Examination-in-Chief in Court in 2013. Sergeant's Ratana's evidence concerned a sweep through an estate looking for knives in the course of which a large knife was found during a search of an individual. Before his [...]

Inquest too large to be held at the Old Bailey

September 24th, 2020|

Dr Anton van Dellen is instructed to represent the partner of Daniel Whitworth in an inquest investigating the linked deaths of four young men in East London. At a remote hearing at the Old Bailey, Her Honour Judge Sarah Munro QC confirmed that inquest, which will likely last 8-9 [...]

Law Commission report on Official Secrets Act

September 2nd, 2020|

The Law Commission has proposed reforming the Official Secrets Acts in a report called Protection of Official Data. The report makes 33 recommendations in three distinct areas: (1) Espionage: the criminalisation of individuals who try to obtain sensitive information (2) Leaks: disclosing official information without authorisation (3) Public interest: when [...]

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