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

6th September 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.

4PB are the Headline Partner of the Awards, taking place at The Bloomsbury Big Top on 24th November 2021. In addition to Family Law Chambers of the Year, 4PB members have also been nominated in the following categories:




Family Law Case of the Year

1GC Family Law, 4PB, Clerksroom, Fourteen, Goodman Ray Solicitors, Mills & Reeve:

Re H-N and Others [2021] EWCA Civ 448

In which 16 members represented various parties.

Chris Hames QC and Charlotte Baker represented the appellant mother in Re H-NB, instructed by Goodman Ray Solicitors.

Prof Jo Delahunty QCChris Barnes and Adele Cameron-Douglas represented the appellant mother in Re T, instructed by Beck Fitzgerald.

Charles Hale QCRebecca Foulkes and Miriam Best represented the respondent father in Re T, instructed by Meadows Ryan Solicitors.

Teertha Gupta QCMatthew Persson and Clarissa Wigoder represented the respondent father in Re B-B, instructed Penningtons Manches Cooper.

Mark Jarman and Michael Gration, represented the first interveners, MyCafcass.

Barbara Mills QC, Joy Brereton and Emma Spruce, instructed by Scott Moncrieff, represented the second interveners.

4PBH [2020] EWCA Civ 664 H

In which four 4PB members were involved.

Alison Grief QC, Chris Barnes and Harry Langford (instructed by London Borough of Tower Hamlets Legal Department) and for the 1st Respondent Local Authority Rob Littlewood (instructed by Freemans Solicitors).

Dawson Cornwell, Harcourt Chambers: G v G [2021] UKSC 9
Harcourt Chambers, NGA Law: Re X (2020)
Goldsmiths Chambers: MCP, C-603/20 PPU
Mills & Reeve: London NHS Trust v CD & Ors [2021] EWCOP 727

Family Law QC of the Year

Teertha Gupta QC, 4PB
Christopher Hames QC, 4PB
Edward Devereux QC, Harcourt Chambers
Richard Harrison QC, 1 Kings Bench Walk
Mark Twomey QC, Coram Chambers
June Venters QC, Venters


Family Law Junior of the Year

Andrew Powell, 4PB
Chris Barnes, 4PB
Alev Giz, 1GC Family Law
Eleri Jones, 1GC Family Law
Dr Charlotte Proudman, Goldsmith Chambers
Richard Sear, 1 Hare Court



Family Law Young Barrister of the Year

Emma Spruce, 4PB
Tadhgh Barwell O’Connor, 1 King’s Bench Walk
Paige Campbell, Harcourt Chambers
Liam Kelly, Deans Court Chambers
Roxane Reiser, 1 Hare Court
Srishti Suresh, Coram Chambers


Family Law Innovation of the Year.

Sam Woodham and Harry Gates have been nominated for The Living Apart Parenting Together service provided by the Divorce Surgery.

3PB Reach
CourtNav FL401
The Carvalho Consultancy
The Divorce Surgery
The Happy Co-Parent, Burgess Mee Family Law
Integrated Dispute Resolution


Good luck to all those nominated. We look forward to celebrating the successes with you on 24th November 2021.