Direct Access Barrister

Tahina Sultana Akther

Direct Access Barrister

Tahina Sultana Akther

I am a highly experienced Barrister. I am known to be robust in court and with excellent client care skills. I believe in providing clear advice and am known for my technical specialism. I fight hard for my clients but equally help to assist in a settlement where possible.

I deal with all areas of family finance, wills, probate and inheritance, property disputes including boundary matters and contractual disputes for business owners.

I am ranked in the leading legal directories: Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and Spears 500.

Area of Law

Banking and Financial Services

Particularly experienced in SSASs, SIPs, Urbs, Furbs, and other company and private investment schemes. Advisory and litigation work.
Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) and well versed in matters relating to the FCA.


Commercial debts and transactions, Boundary disputes , Property disputes , Director disputes, Contract disputes, Company disputes- shareholder disputes.

Transaction work too- drafting agreements, contracts, deed of variations, wills and trusts.


Family finance specialist. Expertise in pensions in divorce. Have written articles on this topic and won award. Complex, High net-worth specialist- in particular where Trusts business and farms are involved. Also experienced in private law children proceedings. Unmarried partners property disputes including TOLATA and schedule one applications.

Professional Negligence

Highly experienced in professional negligence claims; in particular against Solicitors, Financial advisers, Wills drafts persons, accountants, builders. Not afraid to take on large institutions if the case merits it.


Commercial property disputes- in particular disputes over Sales Purchase agreements and related planning.
Boundary disputes- experienced in the specialist property tribunal including the upper tier. Appeals over boundary decisions.

Regularly advise in claims in nuisance on trespass against neighbours.


Experienced in representing sports organisations, sales and purchases of Clubs, sports business and disputes, contracts commericials; agency matters. Particular expertise in advising and representing Footballers and Cricketers.

Wills and Probate

Wills and Probate specialist. Advice on wills, challenging wills, inheritance and Executor disputes.
Member of the Association of Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and Chancery Bar Association

What sort of work do I do?

A private client specialist. Helping you to protect assets and wealth, whether arising from divorce/separation, after death of a family member or business disputes.

Who do I work for?

Parties separating- breakdown of relationships.
Family members surrounding inheritance matters.
Land/property owners
Business people/ either Directors, shareholders or those seeking to take action against a business

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