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Chambers of Philip Cayford QC
29 Bedford Row Chambers
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Barrister specialising in family law: matrimonial property and finance, children (private and public law), adoption, cohabitation, trusts of land. Cases include; A & B v P Council [2014] EWHC 1128 (Fam); Re P (Findings of Fact) [2014] EWCA Civ 89; ReV (A Child) [2013] EWCA Civ 1649; A County Council v E & Ors [2012] EWCoP 4161; Re Y (Care Proceedings) [2011] EWCA Civ 1416; MA v RS (Contact Parenting Roles) (2012] 1 FLR 1056; Re H (Children) (Sexual Abuse: Fact Finding) [2011] EWCA Civ 525; A London Borough Council v K & others [2010] EWHC 850; Re H (Children) [2006] EWCA Civ 1875; Re M (children) (contact: long-term best interests) [2006] 1 FLR 627; Re Roddy (A child) (Identification: Restriction on Publication) [2004] EWHC 2927 (Pam) [2004] 2 FLR 949; A-v-A (Shared Residence) [2004] EWHC 142 (Fam) [2004] 1 FLR 1195.


Called 1990; Lincoln’s Inn. Publications include: Family Law (2005) ‘Shared Parenting’; Family Law Journal (2004) ‘Is Equality the New Equity: Shared Residence’; Family Law Journal (2003) ‘Definitive Disclosure’; New Law Journal (2002) ‘Government Guidance on Investigating Complex Child Abuse Cases’; Family Law Journal (2002) ‘Care Plans Revisited: The impact of the House of Lords decision in Re W &B; Re S (care plan).


FLBA (elected committee 2004-09); BSB (complaints committee 2006-11).


Parmiter’s School, Watford; St Catharine’s College, Cambridge (MA Cantab).

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London Bar > Children law (including public and private law)

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Lee Arnot

29 Bedford Row Chambers

Has an incredible forensic mind combined with exceptional advocacy skills.