Richard Ager > The Chambers of Richard Booth KC > Brighton, England > Lawyer Profile

The Chambers of Richard Booth KC
1 Crown Office Row, Brighton


Richard has a very strong reputation in all the area of Children (Public) Law, representing local authorities, parents, grandparents, children, interveners and guardians. Richard’s experience includes acting in cases involving allegations of sexual abuse, including historical sexual abuse, non-accidental injury and fabricated induced illness. He has considerable experience of cases of placement of children abroad.

Richard is instructed on behalf of parents, children and extended family members in the full range of applications. These include difficult cases of implacable hostility, shared care arrangements, internal and external relocation, special guardianship and fact-finding hearings regarding domestic violence, sexual abuse and children giving evidence.


Call: 2004, Middle Temple.

Richard transferred to the Bar in 2004 having been a solicitor for 23 years.

Richard is Co-chair of the Kent & Sussex FLBA, is active in the local FJB sitting on the committee and is fully involved with the Sussex Family Quality Circle.


Resolution; Association of Lawyers for Children; Family Law Bar Association.


Sport, including tennis, football, running and horse riding.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 4

Richard Ager1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Richard is committed and understanding. He is never afraid to argue clients’ point.’