Aaron Dinnes

A mixed practice of criminal, family and personal injury law, with prior experience as a lay magistrate and as a county court advocate and in civil litigation.

Aaron Dinnes practices in criminal, family and personal injury law.

He has prior career experience in civil litigation, and has been a lay magistrate in the criminal and family courts. He has been a member of the Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee and a county court advocate with LPC Law (in civil proceedings).

He has volunteered with Magistrates in the Community and with the Free Representation Unit (notably representing a client on a multi-day discrimination hearing at an employment tribunal).

“Friendly and efficient team of barristers can be relied upon to achieve good results.”

Legal 500, 2015

“A fantastic set that provides a great service to clients and instructing solicitors alike.”

Legal 500, 2015

Aaron Dinnes regularly prosecutes in the magistrates’ courts for the Crown Prosecution Service and also for South Yorkshire Police.

He has a growing defence practice representing both adults and youths, with a particularly successful practice in road traffic matters.

Aaron Dinnes practises in all areas of children law. He has experience representing parents and guardians in public law proceedings, but he is also regularly instructed in private law proceedings including child arrangements orders and non-molestation orders. He has dealt with cases involving female genital mutilation and forced marriage.

Aaron handles applications relating to removal from the jurisdiction, has appeared at the Royal Courts of Justice in relation to this issue.

Aaron Dinnes is regularly instructed to represent both claimants and defendants in all types of county court proceedings. These include credit hire, MOJ stage 3 hearings, and small claims trials. He provides clear, consistent and timely advice on quantum.

Thanks to his prior career, Aaron is comfortable handling a wide range of civil litigation work.

How much will Aaron Dinnes’ services cost?

Aaron mostly works on a fixed-fee basis for the main hearing, with a daily refresher rate for any subsequent date of hearing, although this depends on the type of work you request. If you’d like a quotation for his legal services in a particular matter, please contact our clerk using the details below and we’ll be very happy to help. Please also refer to Bank House Chambers’ standard terms & conditions.

What might influence the timescales of the services Aaron offers?

Aaron would normally expect to arrange a preliminary conference with your client within 7 days of first contact from you. After that, despite our best intentions, we can’t always control timescales or the amount of time we spend on a case. These can be affected by factors such as urgency; complexity; your own (or your client’s) availability; Aaron’s availability and that of any third parties; the volume of documents he needs to review or must request; and the court’s availability.

Can you have confidence in Aaron’s work?

He is regulated by the Bar Standards Board.

How can you contact Aaron Dinnes?

In the first instance, please contact our senior clerk, Wayne Digby, on 0114 275 1223 or email him at w.digby@bankhousechambers.co.uk.