News

08/11/12 Re G (Children) (2012)
Joy Brereton & Michael Gration appeared in the Court of Appeal in a case relating to a ten year court battle between same sex parents (previously before the House of Lords) which has been reported in the Times today.    
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07/11/12 An amicus curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court
Professor Marilyn Freeman, David Williams and Jacqueline Renton file an amicus curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court.
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02/11/12 Chambers & Partners 2013
We are delighted to announce that we have a record number of 26 barristers recommended in this years Guide. We are described as one of the 'go-to chambers for family law' and have been ranked in the Top Tier for Children Law.
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25/10/12 Alex Verdan QC
We are delighted to announce that Alex Verdan QC has won Family Silk of the Year at the Chambers and Partners Awards 2012.
24/10/12 Re F
Jacqueline Renton recently appeared in the Court of Appeal in the Re F case which clarifies the law on relocation post Re K [2011]
12/10/12 Bar Pro Bono Awards
Congratulations to Jane Rayson and Maeve O'Rourke who are both nominated for the Bar Pro Bono Awards 2012
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10/10/12 Jordans Family Law Awards
Congratulations to Charles Hale and Michael Gration who both won awards at the Jordans Family Law Awards.  Charles was the winner of the Junior Barrister of the Year and Michael the winner of the Young Barrister of the Year.
05/10/12 Head of Chambers
Jonathan Cohen QC has stepped down as Head of Chambers and has been replaced by Alex Verdan QC. Chambers are indebted to Jonathan for his 10 years of great leadership during which chambers has grown from strength to strength. Jonathan will remain in full time practice at 4PB.
01/10/12 Rachel Chisholm & Julia Townend
Chambers are delighted to announce that Rachel Chisholm and Julia Townend have accepted an invitation to join chambers after sucessfully completing their pupillage.
21/09/12 Legal 500 2012
We are delighted to announce that a record number of Barristers from Chambers have been recommended in the Legal 500 2012 edition.  Chambers has been ranked in the top tier of leading sets in the area of Children Law describing chambers as '‘the first port of call for any public, private or international Children Act case in the UK".
A total of 21 members of chambers have been recommended in the 2012 edition across the two areas of finance and children.