4PB receive nine nominations in the Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards 2021.

4PB are delighted and proud of our members, with the NINE nominations received in the Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards 2021, including Family Law Chambers of the Year – London.


Leading family set 4PB moves to new home

Leading family set 4PB is moving to a new address – St Martin’s Court, Paternoster Row. The move comes as the set found it increasingly needed a more modern and accessible space with far better facilities.


Dorothea Gartland together with Maria Wright, write for the Family Law Journal (Aug 2021)

In the August edition of the Family Law Journal, Dorothea Gartland and Maria Wright the senior legal adviser at Children and Families Across Borders, provide a guide to inter-country placements of children and the assessment of long term carers.

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Congratulations to Barbara Mills QC.

Many congratulations to Barbara Mills QC from her family at 4PB for her appointment as Governing Bencher for the Inner Temple.


Pupil Barrister, Frankie Shama in the Court of Appeal

Frankie Shama, represented Northumberland County Council in Re B (Children). The appeal concerns the circumstances in which fathers without parental responsibility and Article 8 rights in respect of a child are entitled to receive notice of care proceedings.


Jo Porter writes for Local Government Lawyer

In writing for the Local Government Lawyer, Jo Porter examines maximising support for families in the straining children social care sector, in need for urgent reform, to support families and avoid crisis.

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