Carolyn Jones > Chambers of Richard Atkins KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Atkins KC
St Philips Chambers
55 TEMPLE ROW
BIRMINGHAM
B2 5LS
England

Position

Carolyn is a specialist family practitioner who practises in all areas of family law. She has a particular focus on public law and a special interest in financial remedy proceedings. Carolyn has extensive experience in care proceedings. She is regularly instructed in matters of utmost sensitivity ranging from neglect to non-accidental injury. Carolyn is highly experienced in managing complex and demanding public law children cases. She has a reputation for slick cross examination and forceful submissions. She is a very adaptable barrister regularly representing local authorities, children and parents. She delivers robust advice while never losing sight of the need for sensitivity to lay clients in very difficult circumstances and environments. Carolyn’s financial remedies work includes small to high income and asset cases and matters that contain complex legal and factual issues. She is regarded as having excellent judgement and her advice is founded upon solid legal analysis and pragmatic solutions.

Career

Called 1995, Lincoln’s Inn.

Memberships

Association of Lawyers for Children; Family Law Association; British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering.

Education

Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University (law).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 1

Carolyn JonesSt Philips Chambers ‘Carolyn is a very experienced, plain speaking and straightforward advocate who gets to the point quickly with judges and witnesses.’