Tanfield Chambers

Tanfield Chambers is ranked as a leading set of chambers by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners and offers advocacy and advisory services across varied areas of expertise.

In 2013 PilotBean was selected to design and develop a new CMS managed website, event management and email marketing solution.

The initial Brief was to develop the website and create a new design with a clean & modern look and feel.

  • Events, Articles, Profiles, News
  • Blog incorporated into site
  • Flexible tagging and categorisation of content to allow ease of relating content
  • Ability to cross-link between relevant content items
  • Single powerful internal search engine
  • Social publishing from site (events, news, other article type to be confirmed)

Extranet functionality for Barristers to edit profiles and create articles using a structured predefined format. Access to these areas is via the front end and is password protected.

Additional Requirements set out by the client:

  • Comprehensive Online Strategy
  • Built to SEO best practice (including search engine friendly URLs)
  • Cross browser compatible – Internet Explorer (7.0 and higher), Firefox, Chrome and Safari
  • Mobile friendly – will use media queries to auto-adjust layouts on mobile and table devices
  • Google Analytics to be included in build – including custom reports based on KPIs identified during consultation phase
  • Flexible and easy to use CMS
  • Built to W3C standards and accessibility guidelines