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Chambers of Timothy Bishop QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 7070
Fax:
Fax 020 7797 7435
DX:
342 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.1hc.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

The β€˜pre-eminent divorce and finance set in the country’, 1 Hare Court offers β€˜a total Rolls Royce experience from first call to the conclusion of a case’, meaning β€˜you can be confident in the knowledge that if you instruct one of its barrister, you will receive excellence’. It has β€˜some exceptionally astute juniors, and are more flexible on price at the QC end’. The calibre of its members is matched by the β€˜professionalism, efficiency and charm’ of β€˜one of the best’ clerking teams in the market. The β€˜faultless’ clerking operation is led by β€˜exceptional’ senior clerk Steve McCrone, β€˜fantastic’ first junior Michael Lay and β€˜star’ second junior Daniel Barnett, all of whom β€˜can be relied upon to help facilitate the best possible outcome’ for clients. Overall, the clerks are β€˜responsive, efficient, reliable and trustworthy’. β€˜There is a strong sense of teamwork among the clerks’; β€˜Most of all, the experience of working with them is genuinely enjoyable.’ A special mention goes to the β€˜refreshingly good’ Grant Walker who holds chambers’ front of house role and is β€˜very helpful in emergencies’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Family law (including divorce and financial remedy)
Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

1 Hare Court

1 Hare Court β€˜is a first port of call for every sort of financial remedy claim; its silks and senior juniors are outstanding and there is lots of choice’. The set enjoys a steady flow of complex work from domestic and overseas clients, with an increasing presence in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong. Nigel Dyer QC acted in the landmark case of Waggott v Waggott which looked at the extent to which post separation income can be shared in a financial remedy claim.

Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) – Leading silks

Martin Pointer QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜The market leader for matrimonial finance.’

Ranked: tier 1

Nigel Dyer QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Has exceptional gravitas.’

Ranked: tier 1

Richard Todd QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜He instils the client with confidence and never backs down from a challenge.’

Ranked: tier 1

Deborah Bangay QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Beloved by footballers, princesses and tech billionaires, her fan club grows by the minute.’

Ranked: tier 2

Nicholas Cusworth QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Always well prepared.’

Ranked: tier 2

Justin Warshaw QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Cares very deeply about doing his best for his clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Timothy Bishop QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜An immensely skilled advocate operating at the top of his game and as impressive on paper as he is on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 3

Ann Hussey QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜She is clear and unambiguous in her advice.’

Ranked: tier 4

Bruce Blair QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Very experienced in financial remedy work.’

Ranked: tier 4

Stephen Trowell QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Has one of the best legal minds at the family Bar.’

Ranked: tier 4
Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) – 2017 silks

Geoffrey Kingscote QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Outstandingly good at settlement negotiations and on his feet in court.’

Ranked: tier 1
Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) – 2018 silks

Nicholas Yates QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜One of the best legal minds at the family Bar.’

Ranked: tier 1
Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) – Leading juniors

Nichola Gray - 1 Hare Court β€˜A fearless advocate whose written work is also exemplary.’

Ranked: tier 1

Richard Sear - 1 Hare Court β€˜Simply outstanding.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Webster - 1 Hare Court β€˜Highly intelligent and very thorough.’

Ranked: tier 1

Emma Sumner - 1 Hare Court β€˜Has a calm and reassuring manner with clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Rebecca Carew-Pole - 1 Hare Court β€˜A silk in the making.’

Ranked: tier 3

Rebecca Bailey-Harris - 1 Hare Court β€˜She is very erudite.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

The β€˜pre-eminent divorce and finance set in the country’, 1 Hare Court offers β€˜a total Rolls Royce experience from first call to the conclusion of a case’, meaning β€˜you can be confident in the knowledge that if you instruct one of its barrister, you will receive excellence’. It has β€˜some exceptionally astute juniors, and are more flexible on price at the QC end’. The calibre of its members is matched by the β€˜professionalism, efficiency and charm’ of β€˜one of the best’ clerking teams in the market. The β€˜faultless’ clerking operation is led by β€˜exceptional’ senior clerk Steve McCrone, β€˜fantastic’ first junior Michael Lay and β€˜star’ second junior Daniel Barnett, all of whom β€˜can be relied upon to help facilitate the best possible outcome’ for clients. Overall, the clerks are β€˜responsive, efficient, reliable and trustworthy’. β€˜There is a strong sense of teamwork among the clerks’; β€˜Most of all, the experience of working with them is genuinely enjoyable.’ A special mention goes to the β€˜refreshingly good’ Grant Walker who holds chambers’ front of house role and is β€˜very helpful in emergencies’. Offices in: London

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