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Specialist Family Barristers

Our reputation is built upon a combination of professionalism and approachability. We are renowned in various areas such as financial arrangements related to divorce, cohabitation, and inheritance matters, as well as child custody orders, property disputes, adoption, non-molestation orders and all other areas of family law.

Our clients include individuals, local authorities, care institutions, and charitable organisations. Within the realm of both public and private law child-related cases, including intricate care proceedings, our chambers boasts an exceptional standing.

Family Law Barristers (1)
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Available 24/7

Our barrister booking service is always on, so it's available when you need it

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Consistent value

Our fees are as reliably consistent as our excellent service, so no surprises on your next instruction.

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National representation

We have representation in every court in England and Wales and offices in every major conurbation.

Areas of Family Law

Care Proceedings
Child Contact Arrangements/ orders
Child abduction and custody
Divorce proceedings

Domestic Violence
Financial Settlements
Non-molestation and occupations orders
Parental Responsibility

Parental alienation
Wardship and adoption applications

Our Specialist Family Barristers

Rebecca+Hodgkin

Rebecca Hodgkin


Child Arrangements
Called in 1991
Public Access Accredited
TOLATA cases

Paul Dipré

Paul Dipré


Matrimonial Finance
Called in 1991
Extensive experience in representing vulnerable clients
Public Access Accredited

anwen-walker

Anwen Walker


Child Arrangements
Called in 1992
Family Bar Association
Association of Lawyers for Children

Pauline Lewis

Pauline Lewis


Divorce & Asset Ownerships
Called in 1984
Child Arrangements
Consent Orders

Sarah Humphreys

Sarah Humphreys


Child Arrangements/ TOLATA
Pre and post nuptial agreements
Called in 1993
Public Access Accredited

Phillip+Bowen

Phillip Bowen


Divorce & Financial Settlement/ Child Arrangements
Called in 1994
Experience with Social Services cases
Experience with local authorities

Tina+Villarosa

Tina Villarosa


Divorce & Financial Settlement
Called in 1995
TOLATA claims
Qualified Mediator
Public Access Accredited

Nicholas Barnes

Nicholas Barnes


Cohabitees Disputes
Called in 1996
Public Access Accredited

Arlene+Small

Arlene Small


Divorce & Financial Settlement / Child Arrangements
Called in 1997
Validity of Marriage with an International element
Public Access Accredited

Tayyiba Ahmad

Tayyiba Ahmad


Divorce & Financial Settlement / Child Arrangements
Called in 1998
Islamic Family Law & Wills
Child Arrangements

Lianne Murphy

Lianne Murphy


Medico-Legal Cases
Called in 2001
Leading Junior - Legal 500 Family & Children Law
Human rights & public law

Ella Cantor-Freedman

Ella Cantor-Freedman


Private Law Child Proceedings
Called in 2002
Extensive experience in representing vulnerable clients
Public Access Accredited

Mark+Monaghan

Mark Monaghan


Divorce & Financial Settlement/ Child Arrangements
Called in 2002
TOLATA claims
Cases involving CAFCASS

Billal Malik

Billal Malik


Matrimonial Finance / Child Arrangements
Called in 2008
Financial Dispute Resolution (FDR)
Children Act Proceedings

Farah Stehrenberger

Farah Stehrenberger


Child Arrangements/ Divorce & Financial Settlement
Called in 2011
Public Access Accredited

Kye Herbert

Kye Herbert


Child Arrangements / Domestic Violence
Called in 2013
Public & Private Clients
Family Law Bar Association

Stephanie+Heijdra

Stephanie Heijdra


Child Arrangements / Matrimonial Finance
Called in 2014
TOLATA cases
Public Access Accredited
Qualified Mediator

Ralph McMullan

Ralph McMullan


Child Arrangements/ Financial Disputes
Called in 2016
Public Access Accredited

Deirdre Smythe

Deirdre Smythe


Child Arrangements
Called in 2017
Local Authority Proceedings
Injunctive Proceedings
Public Access Accredited

Ravi Sethi

Ravi Sethi


Child Arrangements/ Domestic Violence
Called in 2020
Extensive experience in representing vulnerable clients
Public Access Accredited

Meet the team

Our TBG Family team are here to help you with any and all of your requirements. Greg and Abi lead the team that can work with you on any instruction. 

Greg Speller
Greg Speller

Senior Clerk

Abigail Cox
Abigail Cox

Deputy Senior Clerk

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