Tahina Akther

I am a highly experienced Barrister. I am known to be robust in court and with excellent client care skills. I believe in providing clear advice and am known for my technical specialism. I fight hard for my clients.

Ranked in L500 and Chambers and Partners.

My approach

I will fight your corner, give you sound advice and listen.  

My work

Regularly instructed on complex divorces, whether involving complex assets, high net-worth, pensions, trust. businesses or emotional behaviours- spouses displaying narcissistic traits and coercive control. I am known for being robust in the Court room as well as having excellent knowledge.

About me

A robust, highly experienced family barrister. For each occasion, I have a single mind, determined to achieve results for clients. I am specialist in complex divorce/matrimonial finance with pensions, trusts, businesses and third parties. With ability to explain complex matters in simple terms and client care is a priority.  Known for technical ability against effective court room style. Ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners directories. Recognised as a thought leader- published in national newspapers as well as legal journals.

What my clients say

“Tahina is a superb barrister in all senses. She fights for her clients in an incredibly determined way. Her expertise is undeniable, and she provides practical and sensible advice.”  Legal 500 2022

“Tahina is thorough in her preparations and has an exceptional ability to deal with cross-border and high-value cases. She quickly builds up a rapport with clients, enabling her to instill confidence in them and to advise on complex and difficult issues.”  Legal 500 2022

“A solid Barrister” Legal 500 2021

“The ‘robust’ Tahina Akther is particularly noted for cross-border, complex financial disputes.” Legal 500 2021

“Tahina is very helpful in complex family cases involving trusts and she also has good pension knowledge.” Legal 500 2020

“A confident barrister who fights her client’s corner.” Legal 500 2019

Professional & academic

LLB (Hons), LLM. Hon Society of Lincoln's Inn