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Dere Street Barristers

Chambers of John Elvidge QC

33 BROAD CHARE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0844 3351 551
Fax:
Fax 0191 261 0043
Email:
Web:
www.derestreet.co.uk
Newcastle upon Tyne, York
Dere Street Barristers (Chambers of John Elvidge QC), David Rowlands, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND

David Rowlands

Tel:
Work 0844 335 1551
Email:
Dere Street Barristers (Chambers of John Elvidge QC)

Position

Family law: the majority of David’s instructions relate to care proceedings. He receives instructions from several local authorities while also acting regularly for family members and children’s guardians. David has acted in many cases involving complex and conflicting medical evidence including factitious and induced illness, poisoning, shaken baby syndrome, sexual and all forms of physical abuse. David also accepts instructions in ancillary relief proceedings including in recent years a number of high-value cases and cases involving offshore trusts. Court of Protection: David has established a practice acting for both local authorities and family members. David appears regularly in the High Court and County Court and has made several appearances in the Court of Appeal. He has often advised local authorities upon points of law and procedural issues.

Career

Called 1988; Middle Temple.

Member

Northumbria Family Justice Council (Bar Representative); Family Law Bar Association.

Education

Manchester University (LLB (Hons)); Lawson Scholar (Second in Law Finals).

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