Tabitha Everett

Tabitha Everett
Tabitha Everett

Tabitha welcomes instructions in all of Chambers’ practice areas, including crime, family, immigration, public and civil law.

Tabitha read Philosophy and Linguistics at the University of Oxford, after which she undertook the GDL and the BTC at BPP Law School.


Tabitha has a broad practice in criminal defence, and regularly appears in both the Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court, where she has experience of all hearings from first appearances, sentencing hearings, appeals to the Crown Court, and trials. Tabitha has represented clients charged with a wide range of offences including driving offences, theft, burglary, drug offences, violent offences and sexual offences.


Prior to joining Chambers, Tabitha worked as a Legal Associate for a specialist Immigration Chambers in London. She assisted with applications and appeals in a broad range of immigration matters and drafted legal submissions for asylum applications, applications under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules, EUSS appeals and business applications. She has since acted on a pro-bono basis before the First-Tier Tribunal.


During her time at university, Tabitha volunteered for Yarl’s Wood Befrienders and regularly provided pastoral and logistical support for immigration detainees. She has also volunteered for Jacari, providing free English tuition for refugee children who have recently arrived in the UK.



Tabitha welcomes instructions in all areas of family law. She has experience in private children’s work and Family Law Act proceedings.


During her pupillage, Tabitha was also regularly exposed to public children’s work, family law mediations and financial remedy proceedings at all stages. She accepts instructions in all of these areas.

Public Law, Human Rights and Civil Liberties

During her pupillage, Tabitha gained experience of discrimination and prison law claims and she now accepts instructions in these areas.

General Civil

Tabitha is regularly instructed in fast-track and small claims trials, as well as applications to set aside, applications to strike-out, infant approval hearings, and Stage 3 MOJ hearings. Tabitha recently appeared in the High Court to oppose an application for permission to apply for judicial review.

Property, Housing and Estates

Tabitha is regularly instructed in property law matters involving landlord and tenant disputes, and housing disrepair claims.


Tabitha also welcomes instructions in cases involving contentious probate and has experience in advisory work pertaining to the Inheritance Act 1975.

Scholarships and Awards

  • Residential Scholarship, Gray’s Inn 2020
  • Denise Pannick Scholarship, Gray’s Inn 2020
  • BPP Career Commitment Scholarship, BPP University 2020
  • Ann Ebsworth Scholarship, Gray’s Inn, 2019
  • HART Prize for Human Rights 2018
  • Kathleen Lavidge Scholarship, Stanford University 2018


Outside of work Tabitha enjoys playing rugby and football and travelling. She has previously managed Women’s and Girls’ football teams and continues to promote grassroots sport in her community.


Call: 2021
Bar Training Course – (BPP University, London Holborn)
Graduate Diploma in Law – (BPP University, London Waterloo)
BA in Philosophy and Linguistics (Oxford University)
Professional memberships:
Gray’s Inn
Family Law Bar Association