News

13/11/13 In the matter of LC (Children) in the Supreme Court
Henry Setright QC, Teertha Gupta QC, David Williams QC, Christopher Hames, Michael Gration & Jacqueline Renton were involved in the Supreme Court case of In the matter of LC (Children) on 11th November 2013. The case raises important issues as regards the interpretation of habitual residence under article 3 of Hague Convention 1980 and the appropriate guidance to be applied when considering whether or not children should be joined to Hague Convention 1980 proceedings. Judgment has been reserved.
04/11/13 Young v Young
Rex Howling QC represents the wife who wants half of the available assets but has stated that she will settle for £300 million. Mr Young is an undischarged bankrupt who claims to have debts of £28 million. Their divorce has been ongoing for 6 years and has been subject to an unprecedented level of press coverage. The trial is due to last for 4 weeks.
31/10/13 Private Law Children's Seminar
The 4 Paper Buildings Private Law Children's Seminar will be on Thursday 21st November.  The seminar topic is Addiction & Family Breakdown.  The seminar will be charied by Catherine Wood QC, and those speaking will include Alex Verdan QC, Kate Branigan QC, John Tughan, Andrew Powell and Mandy Saligari (Clinical Director & Founder) Charter Harley Street. For more information & to book your place click here.
31/10/13 Chambers & Partners 2014
We are delighted to announce that we have a record 29 barristers recommended in this years Guide.  "This set has a wealth of talent and has firmly established itself as a leading set for family law." Solicitors say of the barristers "They are very innovative in their approach and very holisitic in their advice."
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24/10/13 Thames Valley Law Society
On Monday 21st October 2013 Michael Sternberg QC MCI Arb, Stephen Lyons MCI Arb, Chris Hames and Kate Van Roll gave lectures on a range of financial remedy topics including Freezing Orders; an FR up-date; non-matrimonial property and Prest v Petrodel to a  very well-attended meeting of The Thames Valley Law Society in Reading. The lectures are available on the Chambers' Website.
21/10/13 International Family Law Conference
We are proud to be one of the sponsors at the International Family Law Conference at the Waldorf.  Alex Verdan QC, Henry Setright QC, Teertha Gupta QC, Catherine Wood QC, David Williams QC and Jacqueline Renton will all be speaking.
10/10/13 Christopher Hames
Congratulations to Christopher Hames who has been nominated for the 2013 Sydney Ellan Goldsmith Bar Pro Bono Award.  The winner will be announced at the Bar Conference on Saturday 2nd November.
09/10/13 Family Law Awards
We are delighted to announce that we won Family Chambers of the Year, Jo Delahunty QC won Family Silk of the Year, and Hassan Khan won Family Junior of the Year.  The Jordan's Family Law Awards judging panel includes members from The FLBA, Resolution, the Association of Lawyers for Children and the Jordan's Editorial team. Thank you to all who nominated us for these awards.
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08/10/13 Evening Seminar
Alex Verdan QC, Teertha Gupta QC, Michael Gration and Jacqueline Renton will be speaking at Farrer & Co evening seminar.  The team will be speaking about the judgment and their role in representing the charity CFAB in the UK Supreme Court in Re A [2013] UKSC 60 Habitual Residence - Where on earth are we? It has the makings of a lively debate.
07/10/13 Lawyers' Cricket World Cup
Michael Edwards and Harry Nosworthy will be representing the Bar of England and Wales Cricket Club in the Lawyers' Cricket World Cup, which begins in Delhi on 12 October. The tournament lasts for 10 days and includes teams from India, Australia and the West Indies.