Our Team

Senior Manager : Mr. Resham Toora, (Ray)

Resham has worked within the legal circles in Birmingham since 1989. He spent over 10 years at a Birmingham City based criminal defence Solicitors and over 6 years at a Birmingham based chambers prior to joining Rowchester Chambers in 2007.

Whilst in private practice Resham would instruct counsel on a regular basis and now having worked on "both sides of the fence" uses his personal knowledge and experience to know what is expected by solicitors instructing counsel at Rowchester Chambers.

Resham applies a personal but profesional approach to his work and is contactable at all times during chambers opening hours and after hours and weekends to assist instructing solicitors with any queries and questions in relation to any aspects of chambers business.

Direct dial: 0121 236 1951 Ext 101


Secure email: resham.toora@rowchester.cjsm.net





The Crime Team represents a long history of practice in this field of work both in prosecution and defence. It includes a number of practitioners whose work is exclusively crime.

Members of chambers undertake a wide range of criminal cases in both the Crown Court and Magistrates Court, ranging from minor offences to the most serious and complex cases.

Those at the senior end are typically engaged in cases involving offences as diverse as murder, sexual abuse, drugs importation and serious fraud.

Family Law

Our team offers a friendly, reliable and efficient service in advocacy, negotiation and client care.

We have a range of specialist and experienced barristers, in all areas of Family Law, appearing in cases from the Family Proceedings Court to the Court of Appeal. The team regularly acts for children, parents, local authorities and other family members.

Aspects of Immigration and Criminal Law feature increasingly in Family cases. Our Immigration team is highly respected in its field and the Family team benefits from members within it who also practise in Immigration. Similarly, some members of the Family team have expertise in Criminal Law. This provides significant advantages to both our professional and lay clients.

Work covered includes:

  • Care and Adoption Proceedings
  • Private Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Abduction/ Removal from the Jurisdiction
  • Ancillary Relief
  • Human Rights Cases



We have a long history of association with the fields of Immigration and Asylum work. Current members of Chambers hold judicial appointments in the Immigration Appellate Authority and the Tribunal and now in the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal.

Our team are well known and well respected by the judiciary, instructing solicitors, fellow members of the Bar and lay clients as being user friendly, well prepared and thorough and skilful in both their advocacy and in respect of paperwork.

Civil Law

Our Civil Team offers a group of practitioners covering a variety of areas of civil practice.

Individuals have vast experience in various fields which include:

  • Professional negligence
  • Contract claims
  • Wills and probate
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Other real property disputes
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment