Tahina Akther (2003)


Tahina has a dual practice in both Chancery (Traditional & Commercial) and Family Finance law. Her ability is reflected by being recognised in the Legal 500. Tahina is Head of the Family Finance Team in addition to being a Contentious Trust and Probate specialist- a member of ACTAPS and the Chancery Bar Association. With over 15 years experience, described as “one to watch”, “excellent” with “superb client-handling skills”. Tahina is a robust advocate with a strong court presence. She combines specialist knowledge with expertise in the court room. Whatever the case, she is single-mindedly focused on a successful outcome and the promotion of her client’s best interests.


  • LLB (Hons) (Lond)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law
  • LLM
  • Professional Certificates in: Business Law and Practice, Administration of Trusts- The University of Cambridge
  • Qualified Mediator, from 2006 (accredited by the Civil Mediation Council)
  • Recipient of the Mary Freeman award from the Association of Women Graduates (2008) for her Master’s dissertation “The Treatment of Pensions in Ancillary relief”.


  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Family Law Bar Association

  • ACTAPS (the association of contentious trust and probate specialists)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners ( Associate member)

  • Western Circuit
  • Northern Circuit

What they say

“Her advocacy skills in preliminary and final hearings has been exceptional. She has always been understanding of the clients needs yet direct and succinct with her advice.”

“Her technical ability, knowledge of the law and impeccable drafting skills have achieved some fantastic outcomes for my clients over the years.”

“I cannot thank you for all your help both prior to and on the day. You explained everything with such clarity. We could not have coped had you not been there as our support and counsel”

“A confident barrister who fights her client’s corner” - Legal 500

“Miss Akther is always helpful and available for any advice I have used her on and is a tenacious and fearless advocate. Her work is always well researched and I can rely on her give detailed advice on the law where this is needed”

“A strong drafter, with good knowledge of procedure and recommended for advocacy skills” - Legal 500 2020