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4PB Family Barristers

4PB –  One of the UK’s largest chambers of family law barristers
Recommended by the leading legal directories
Instructed by the country’s premier family law practitioners
Regularly involved in landmark developments in family law
and family justice

4PB provide

Expert, practical legal advice in all areas of family law
Powerful and effective court advocacy
Out-of-court family dispute resolution services
Public and direct access barristers in appropriate cases

4PB News


Court of Appeal case establishing that placement and private law non-agency adoption proceedings can be heard in parallel.

Piers Pressdee QC and Joanne Porter (instructed by Griffiths Robertson) appeared in the significant Court of Appeal case of R (Care Proceedings: Joinder of Foster Carers) [2021] EWCA Civ 875.


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Mani Basi and Lucy Logan Green present Part III in a series for the Family Law Journal.

Mani Basi and Lucy Logan Green write for the Family Law Journal in Part III, looking at ‘Local authority input into private law proceedings’. This third instalment focuses on the circumstances in which the local authority may become involved within private law proceedings through a S.37 report and where they may then decide to issue public law proceedings.

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The ‘remarkable’ 4 Paper Buildings is ‘simply the best stable’ of barristers who are ‘committed and passionate’ to children law, both domestic and international. With ‘a wide spread of barristers who excel in the field’, chambers offers ‘accomplished, expert counsel at every level of call and covering all particular niches’. Many of the set’s ‘stellar’ counsel are ‘absolute leaders in the field’ and there is also ‘a seemingly endless raft of very capable juniors’ coming through. Chambers’ matrimonial finance barristers are also ‘excellent’ and of the ‘highest quality’. The set is very approachable, inviting solicitors to share knowledge and welcoming in their dealings with clients.
Legal 500, 2019