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Tom Fazackerley

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7 Harrington Street (Chambers of Richard Pratt QC)

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Mr Fazackerley was previously a solicitor at a leading North West law firm before transferring to the Bar in 2010. Tom has always practised exclusively in family law.

He is a matrimonial specialist and has a wealth of experience in divorce and financial remedy work. As a solicitor he specialised in high net worth cases and he continues to undertake such work at the Bar. He is regularly instructed in cases where the assets are of significant value including pensions, companies and trust assets.

In addition Tom represents clients in all areas of private and public law children matters.

In private law proceedings Tom represents parents, extended family members and guardians in applications for child arrangement orders. In recent times he has conducted a number of cases concerning leave to remove from the jurisdiction.

Tom also deals with cohabitee disputes and applications for financial provision for children. He is regularly called on to advise on and draft pre and post nuptial agreements.

Tom also has an interest in public law proceedings and regularly represents parents, extended family members and guardians. He has experience of cases involving significant and complex issues concerning non-accidental injury, neglect and sexual abuse. He is currently being led by John Vater QC representing a father facing the most serious allegations of sexual abuse and grooming.

Tom is highly respected for his robust advocacy and strong negotiation skills. He adopts a pragmatic approach to cases and is commended for his written work. 

Tom is fully qualified to accept instructions through the Public Access scheme.

Tom prides himself on his efficient and business-like approach.  He will always aim to report the outcome of a case that day.

  • Private law children
  • Public law children
  • Divorce and financial relief
  • Cohabitee disputes
  • Pre and Post nuptial agreements




Called 2010.

Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Leading Juniors

Tom Fazackerley - 7 Harrington Street ‘ Combines first-rate advocacy with a clear approach to clients. ’

Within: Family and children law

7 Harrington Street is home to specialist practitioners across the spectrum of family and children law, including financial remedy, care proceedings, and private children law. Finance specialist Tom Fazackerley is often instructed in agricultural cases involving partnership agreements, while Margaret Parr is particularly in demand for care and private children law matters. Parr recently represented a father in care proceedings concerning an autistic girl who was thought to have PTSD due to her experiences in Iraq before moving to the UK.

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