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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 looking at the correct interpretation of article 23(e)

Jacqueline Renton and Charlotte Baker are in the Court of Appeal today on a case of seminal importance regarding the correct interpretation of article 23(e) of Brussels II Revised Regulation 2003 and the enforcement of foreign orders.


A (A Child : Surrogacy: S.54 Criteria) [2020] EWHC 1426 (Fam)

Andrew Powell and Lucy Logan Green appeared on behalf of the 1st applicant instructed by Cara Nuttal of JMW Solicitors. The court was required to read down 3 limbs of the s54 criteria to make a parental order.

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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