Andrew Powell

Yesterday Andrew Powell attended an evidence session of the All party parliamentary group on surrogacy at the House of Commons. The session, chaired by Andrew Percy MP, was attended by parliamentarians, lawyers, academics, surrogates and intended parents to discuss surrogacy law reform in the UK.


Chambers & Partners 2019

We are thrilled to have once again been ranked as a Leading Set in the 2019 Chambers and Partners Directory. 4PB is the only chambers to occupy band one for Children Law and is also recommended as a leading set for Family Matrimonial work.

32 members of chambers recommended as leaders in the field of Children and Matrimonial Finance.


Legal 500 2019

We are delighted to have a record number of Barristers recommended in the latest Legal 500 Directory. 4PB is the only set occupying Tier One for Children Law, clearing showing chambers strength in the family law market.  We have 11 Queens Counsel and 17 Juniors identified as leaders in the field of Children Law.

We are ranked in tier two for our Family Law (Divorce and Financial Remedies) practice areas.  We have a record number of barristers recommended in the area, with 3 Queens Counsel and 9 juniors noted as leaders in the field.

We are grateful to all the instructing solicitors who have taken the time to speak to the researchers and for their on-going support.


Chambers & Partners Awards

We are delighted to announce that Alex Verdan QC, our Head of Chambers, won the Family Law Queens Counsel of the Year at Chambers & Partners Bar Awards last night.


The growing phenomenon in the court system: litigants in person.

Rhiannon Lloyd comments in The Times about the growing phenomenon in the court system: litigants in person. The article follows press reports last week that Princess Tessy of Luxembourg represented herself during court proceedings in London against her former husband.


British & Spanish Law Association Conference

Michael Edwards has been invited to speak at the British & Spanish Law Association annual conference in Seville today.  Michael will be speaking about International Child Law.