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Timothy Bowe

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St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC)

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Timothy Bowe is a Barrister specialising in Family and Housing law.  Timothy is the regional secretary for the Family Law Bar Association (FLBA) in the West Midlands and a member of the FLBA.

Timothy is a keen advocate for continuing professional development and regularly speaks at public seminars and training events. He is also the Head of Pupillage and Tenancy at St. Ives Chambers.

In 2018, he was appointed as a Family Law Recorder (Northern Circuit).


Timothy is an experienced advocate who has a strong reputation built upon representing clients in complex family law work.  He frequently appears in exceptionally serious public law cases and is regularly led by senior counsel in the Family Division.

Timothy is an experienced advocate for Housing Law who has a strong reputation built upon effective preparation and a forensic court style. His practice covers both business and residential tenancies in the public and private sector.


Year of Call: 2003

Public Law Children and Private Law Children

Timothy is a knowledgeable advocate who has broad experience in representing local authorities, family members, children and young persons in challenging a family law work.  Timothy’s cases often feature multi-agency involvement by the police/CPS/NHS Trusts.  Timothy has also acted as lead counsel in an inquiry for a public authority, covering care work and employment law.

Timothy has an established reputation for detailed preparation and forensic case analysis. He has a relaxed, reassuring style that enables him to put clients at ease.

Timothy has a wealth of experience in acting in all types of public family law work.  He has a particular interest in cases involving:

  • Fabricated and induced illness (FII)/poisoning.
  • Brussels II.
  • Non-accidental injury.
  • Serious sexual harm.
  • Human rights/jurisdictional issues.
  • The giving of evidence of vulnerable individuals.

Timothy acts for parents, children and extended family members in all aspects of private law proceedings, including:

  • Child arrangement disputes (including residence and contact).
  • Human rights/jurisdiction issues.

Housing Law

Timothy deals with all aspects of housing law and has experience prosecuting and defending in possession claims, anti-social behaviour cases, homelessness applications and appeals and disrepair litigation.

Timothy is an active participant in Chambers and Circuit life and often speaks at seminars and conferences on all aspects of housing and property law.


Legal 500 2018: “Recommended for cases involving non-accidental injuries and sexual abuse.”

Legal 500 2017: “His advice is always on-point.”

Legal 500 2016: “He has a keen intelligence, excellent attention to detail and is an eloquent advocate.”

Legal 500 2015: “Erudite and intelligent in equal measure.”

Legal 500: “Superb”

Legal 500: “Timothy Bowe was described as a promising junior in care proceedings."




Family Law Bar Association

Secretary of the West Midlands FLBA


MA History (Cantab)

CPE/Diploma in Law (City University)

BVC (Inns of Court School of Law)

Major Scholar (Inner Temple)

Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Family and children law – Leading juniors

Timothy Bowe - St Ives Chambers ‘Recommended for cases involving non-accidental injuries and sexual abuse.’

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