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Direct Access Barristers

Lay clients and members of the public can also find our direct access qualified Barristers through the direct access portal. For more information and details please access the Bar Standard Board Public Access Public Guidance for Lay Clients:

Members of the public can instruct our direct access barristers to work for them.

Stage 1:

Contact us directly to explain your legal problem.

Stage 2:

We will help you find the right direct access barrister for you.

Stage 3:

You can then discuss you problem with your barrister directly and agree the work you need doing, the cost of that work and the speed at which it needs doing.

Members of the public can instruct our direct access barristers to work for them.

León Fernando del Canto

Head of Chambers
Barrister and Spanish abogado

León Fernando Del Canto leads Del Canto Chambers International Tax & Legal team. Fernando is a tax qualified English Barrister and Spanish Abogado and he is instructed regularly by solicitors and auditors all around the world. Fernando has audience rights in Ireland under the Bar Council in Ireland.

Fernando has a broad international tax & legal experience and has represented clients in Madrid, New York, London, Doha, and Hong Kong. He advocates for private clients and their families as well as for companies with international operations.

He trained with KPMG, Deloitte and Grant Thornton before moving to private practice. In 2006 he became the first Spanish citizen to hold a double qualification as a barrister in England and Spanish Abogado and he joined The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in London. He is a member of the Worshipful Association of Tax Advisers in the City of London, a liveryman of the City of London.

Alex Fletcher

Mediator and non-practicing Solicitor

Alex is a Barrister, Mediator and non-practicing Solicitor in England and Wales. He has a Master’s degree in International Law from Bristol University with special interest in International Child Abduction. He is a trustee of Two UK National charities, a part-time law lecturer at Portsmouth University and regularly teaches and tutors Mediation students.

Alex specialises in Family Law and is regularly instructed on:

Financial remedy proceedings [separation of finances in divorce]
Child law proceedings [Arrangements for children on divorce or separation]
Pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements

Alex has worked with families, children and local authorities in his work as a family lawyer since 2007. He is well regarded as an advocate and is highly persuasive both in court and out.

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In accordance to the Bar Standards Board, we hereby inform you that you may contact us for a quotation.