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LONDON, WC1R 5JP, ENGLAND
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Set overviews: England and Wales

The ‘impressive14 GRAY'S INN SQUARE is for some the ‘first port of call’ when looking for specialists in the area of public and private family law as well as ‘value for money’. Solicitors note the set ‘offers good juniors for mid- to high-net-worth matters’ who are ‘safe pairs of hands’ and ‘are very capable of dealing with complex children matters’. ‘I have full confidence in them to represent my clients,’ said one source. Early in 2019, Camini Kumar joined chambers. The ‘first-rate’ clerking team is led by practice director J-P Schulz and senior practice manager James Mitchell, who ‘are real assets to the set and are always prepared to go the extra mile to assist’. Practice manager Joe Lamb is ‘fantastic, down to earth and a really integral part to chambers. He is always helpful and friendly, no matter how busy he is’. ‘The clerks are helpful and diligent, always keen to help where they can to make counsel available if possible. There is no evidence of cases being "bounced" to enable more lucrative cases to be prioritised. There is a real attempt at continuity of counsel, and where that isn’t possible, the clerks are clear why and endeavour to reach an acceptable solution.’ Offices in: London

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Children law (including public and private law)
Children law (including public and private law) - Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

Fourteen

Fourteen ‘provides value for money, has strength in depth, and always has good counsel available to assist'.Clients particularly rate the set's 'really strong group of juniors’. Chambers has an excellent reputation for its work in public and private law children proceedings and is regularly involved in cases with an international dimension (‘It has many able barristers who are a safe pair of hands and who are well able to deal with routine public law cases as well as those that are more challenging’). Members also have experience in cases where there are allegations of significant harm and where a local authority has become involved.

2018 Silks

Michael Glaser QC - FourteenIs quite simply outstanding.

Ranked: tier 1
Leading Juniors

Christopher Miller - FourteenIs committed to client care of the highest standard- he is meticulous in his preparation and his attention to detail which is borne out in his advocacy.

Ranked: tier 2

Jay Banerji - FourteenIs counsel of choice for many solicitors who value his polished advocacy and exceptional client-handling skills.

Ranked: tier 3

Ronan O'Donovan - FourteenIs a really strong advocate who always inspires confidence in my clients and is always well prepared.

Ranked: tier 5

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Family (including divorce and financial remedy)
2018 Silks

Michael Glaser QC - FourteenIs a tenacious and persuasive advocate who is a strong and dynamic negotiator and meticulous in his preparation.

Ranked: tier 1
Leading Juniors

Gillon Cameron - FourteenIs a calming influence on a case with a good eye for detail.

Ranked: tier 3

Ella Calnan - FourteenIs an astute and very skilled advocate who is easy to work with and gives sensible, practical advice to clients.

Ranked: tier 4

Ewan Murray - FourteenFights his client’s corner well but he does it with grace and good humour.

Ranked: tier 4

Mandy Tanner - FourteenMakes complex matters sound simple.

Ranked: tier 4

Patricia Roberts - FourteenShe is an excellent junior.

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

The ‘impressive14 GRAY'S INN SQUARE is for some the ‘first port of call’ when looking for specialists in the area of public and private family law as well as ‘value for money’. Solicitors note the set ‘offers good juniors for mid- to high-net-worth matters’ who are ‘safe pairs of hands’ and ‘are very capable of dealing with complex children matters’. ‘I have full confidence in them to represent my clients,’ said one source. Early in 2019, Camini Kumar joined chambers. The ‘first-rate’ clerking team is led by practice director J-P Schulz and senior practice manager James Mitchell, who ‘are real assets to the set and are always prepared to go the extra mile to assist’. Practice manager Joe Lamb is ‘fantastic, down to earth and a really integral part to chambers. He is always helpful and friendly, no matter how busy he is’. ‘The clerks are helpful and diligent, always keen to help where they can to make counsel available if possible. There is no evidence of cases being "bounced" to enable more lucrative cases to be prioritised. There is a real attempt at continuity of counsel, and where that isn’t possible, the clerks are clear why and endeavour to reach an acceptable solution.’ Offices in: London

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