Daniel Leafe > Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC
Albion Chambers


Daniel Leafe’s practice is exclusively in family law; ‘one of the best juniors in the West’ says ‘Chambers and Partners’. He undertakes a broad range of work within this field with an emphasis on matrimonial finance and cohabitation cases.


Called 1996; Gray’s Inn


Western Circuit, FLBA


Bristol (LLB)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy) Ranked: Tier 1

Daniel LeafeAlbion ChambersStrengths are technical excellence, one of the best of his generation. Pragmatic, realistic advice that is spot on, real understanding of complex business and pension assets. Stands out amongst peers for speed of thoughts. Prepared to roll up his sleeves and get stuck in to solve issues. Gets lay clients on side very quickly.

Albion Chambers is ‘the best set for family law in Bristol‘ thanks to ‘excellent strength in depth in both financial remedy and children work‘, according to instructing solicitors. In ‘a class of his own‘, Charles Hyde QC is instructed in high-value matrimonial finance cases as well as highly complex children private and public law cases. Amongst the strong junior end, the ‘accessible and client-focused‘ Deborah Dinan-Hayward is a go-to for large finance matters involving high-net-worth individuals, companies, farms, and tax implications; the ‘best of his generation‘ Daniel Leafe acts in high-net-worth cases, with international elements, and TOLATA disputes. Hayley Griffiths specialises in complex care proceedings acting for local authorities, parents, and guardians, as well as private law children cases involving allegations of coercive control and domestic violence. Public and private law practitioner Sarah Pope is ‘a great family proceedings barrister, whose sensitive and reassuring approach was very much welcomed by our lay clients‘.