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Dere Street Barristers

Chambers of John Elvidge QC

14 TOFT GREEN, YORK, YO1 6JT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 335 1551
Fax:
Fax 01904 610056
DX:
65517 YORK 7
Email:
Web:
www.derestreet.co.uk

Crispin Oliver

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

Position

Crispin is once again recommended this year in Chambers UK as a leading family law specialist. He has an increasing emphasis on high value financial and property matters. He concentrates on complex care work in the High Court and particularly on difficult financial cases arising from divorce, separation of cohabiting partners and civil partners. He has a very strong background in dealing with intractable residence and contact disputes and acting for the children in public law cases. He also has a developing case load in the Court of Protection. He is heavily in demand as a lecturer at seminars and training events in which he has been described as ‘charismatic and a good teacher’. Particular interests: high-value ancillary relief; property disputes between cohabitees; financial applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989; child care (especially involving complex issues of fact and disputed medical evidence in cases of infant mortality, factitious illness, fractures and brain injury); collaborative law; intractable contact disputes; civil partnership; Court of Protection; disputed wills under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependent’s) Act 1975; contested probate.

Career

Called 1990; Middle Temple. Deputy Coroner for North and South Durham and Darlington, 2011.

Education

Durham School; University of St Andrews.


Regional Bar : North Eastern Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Family and children law – Leading juniors

Crispin Oliver - Dere Street BarristersHe has a great bedside manner with clients.

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