Tahina Akther (2003)


Tahina is Head of the Family Finance Team. She practises in both Chancery (Traditional & Commercial) and Family Finance law being well versed in both areas. With over 10 years experience, she is known for her attention to detail and robust courtroom manner. She has represented clients across the country as well as foreign nationals.


  • 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

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

“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.”

“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”

“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”