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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
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Web:
www.1hc.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

1 Hare Court is β€˜the go-to set for family finance cases’, where members are β€˜exceptional in their knowledge, experience and service’. The set is rated as β€˜faultless’ and has β€˜good strength in depth from junior counsel up to senior silk level’; solicitors β€˜cannot recommend chambers highly enough’. The clerks also reap praise as β€˜the best in London’; they are β€˜efficient and effective as well as being courteous and proactive’, and provide β€˜a second-to-none service’. In particular, Steve McCrone is β€˜the doyen of clerks’, adopting β€˜an extremely commercial and approachable outlook, which emulated by the junior clerks’. Michael Lay and Daniel Barnett (first and second junior clerks respectively) are also β€˜strongly rated’. 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 is a β€˜class act; there is a reassuring sense of calibre throughout chambers from the silks down to the pupils’. The set continues to enjoy a consistent stream of high-profile, complex matrimonial instructions from domestic clients as well as from jurisdictions such as Hong Kong, BVI, France Switzerland, Cayman Islands and Japan. Richard Todd QC was lead counsel in Radmacher v Granatino, a leading Supreme Court decision on nuptial agreements.

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

Martin Pointer QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Give him a few bullets and he will make them into a cascade.’

Ranked: tier 1

Nigel Dyer QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Probably the leading London family silk.’

Ranked: tier 1

Richard Todd QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜He is one of the cleverest and a top choice.’

Ranked: tier 1

Deborah Bangay QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜An absolute star.’

Ranked: tier 2

Nicholas Cusworth QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜He works very hard and knows his papers inside out.’

Ranked: tier 2

Ann Hussey QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Recommended for unmarried separations.’

Ranked: tier 4

Bruce Blair QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜An extremely experienced family silk of the highest calibre and ability.’

Ranked: tier 4

Justin Warshaw QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜He has a really good litigation instinct and is a pleasure to work with.’

Ranked: tier 4

Stephen Trowell QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜A financial remedy specialist.’

Ranked: tier 4

Timothy Bishop QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜A real star.’

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

Geoffrey Kingscote QC - 1 Hare Court β€˜Exceptional.’

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

Nichola Gray - 1 Hare Court β€˜Outstanding.’

Ranked: tier 1

Nicholas Yates - 1 Hare Court β€˜A specialist in civil partnership and Schedule 1 claims.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Webster - 1 Hare Court β€˜Without doubt, one of the best juniors at the family Bar.’

Ranked: tier 1

Michael Bradley - 1 Hare Court β€˜He is one of the brightest barristers out there, who is also great with clients and good on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Sear - 1 Hare Court β€˜Diligent, thorough and extremely knowledgeable.’

Ranked: tier 2

Emma Sumner - 1 Hare Court β€˜She is forceful, pragmatic and has an excellent bedside manner.’

Ranked: tier 3

Rebecca Carew-Pole - 1 Hare Court β€˜She has a wonderful way with clients and is just as skilled on her feet.’

Ranked: tier 4

Rebecca Bailey-Harris - 1 Hare Court β€˜She is cerebral and a safe pair of hands in any TOLATA or jurisdiction issue.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

1 Hare Court is β€˜the go-to set for family finance cases’, where members are β€˜exceptional in their knowledge, experience and service’. The set is rated as β€˜faultless’ and has β€˜good strength in depth from junior counsel up to senior silk level’; solicitors β€˜cannot recommend chambers highly enough’. The clerks also reap praise as β€˜the best in London’; they are β€˜efficient and effective as well as being courteous and proactive’, and provide β€˜a second-to-none service’. In particular, Steve McCrone is β€˜the doyen of clerks’, adopting β€˜an extremely commercial and approachable outlook, which emulated by the junior clerks’. Michael Lay and Daniel Barnett (first and second junior clerks respectively) are also β€˜strongly rated’. Offices in: London

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