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The 36 Group

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William Tyler QC

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The 36 Group (The 36 Group)

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Family and Court of Protection.


Specialist Family Silk. Practice areas include complex, serious or sensitive Children Act cases, in particular those involving death, very serious injuries or sexual abuse or particularly difficult private law disputes involving international matters, surrogacy and gamete donation, implacable hostility or sensitive client issues. Also significant High Court experience practice in the Court of Protection. Notable cases include Re A & D (Non–Accidental Injury: Subdural Haematomas) [2002] 1 FLR 337, Re G (Interim Care Order) [2011] EWCA Civ 745, [2011] 2 FLR 95, Sutton v Gray and Others (No 1) [2012] EWHC 2604 (Fam), [2013] FLR 833, Sutton v Gray and Others (No 2) [2012] EWHC 2763 (Fam), [2013] FLR 914, Re TG (A Child) [2013] EWCA (Civ) 5, [2013] 1 FLR 1250, Re M (Children) [2013] EWCA Civ 388, Re W (A Child) [2013] EWCA Civ 662, Re DF and GF (Children) (Placement Order or Special Guardianship Order) [2013] EWHC 2607 (Fam), Re D–R (Children) [2013] EWCC 5 (Fam), Re E [2014] EWHC 6 (Fam), Re X (A Child) [2014] EWHC 1871 (Fam).


Called, 1996. Recorder, 2012. Silk, 2014.


Family Law Bar Association (FLBA), Resolution, Association of Lawyers for Children (ALC).


MA (Hons) (Oxon), Worcester College, University of Oxford, BVC at Inns of Court School of Law (Grade: Outstanding).

London Bar

Children law (including public and private law)

Within: Children law (including public and private law) – Leading silks

William Tyler QC - The 36 GroupAn exemplary and driven children silk whose presentation, drafting and advocacy is highly regarded.

Within: Children law (including public and private law)

The 36 Group is ‘making remarkable headway and is one to watch’. It is ‘strong’ in care and private children work with particular specialisms in international children and modern families. William Tyler QC successfully led in the Court of Appeal in a complicated case involving parental alienation, implacable hostility to contact and a transfer of residence.

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Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Family and children law – Leading silks

William Tyler QC - The 36 GroupHe has extensive expertise in child law matters.

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