Mr Michael Gleeson > Chambers of Nick Goodwin KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Nick Goodwin KC
Harcourt Chambers
2 HARCOURT BUILDINGS, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9DB
England

Position

Michael’s practice encompasses Financial Remedy (Matrimonial Finance / Schedule 1 Children Act 1989) and Trusts of Land (ToLATA) disputes arising between cohabiting couples, family members and friends.

Career

Called 2004. Michael’s practice in Matrimonial Finance – where he regularly represents interveners – often involves overseas assets, companies and family trusts. His Trust of Land matters often include Probate and Inheritance Act claims.

Michael has represented clients at all levels from the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), the Family and County Court, to the High Court and Court of Appeal.

He also practises as a mediator in Property, Trusts of Land, Inheritance Act and Probate disputes and regularly lectures in all areas of his practice.

Michael is known for his meticulous preparation and robust advocacy. He is a skilled negotiator whose creative approach is informed by his mediation practice and commercial experience.

He accepts instructions on a direct public access basis.

Michael has recently been appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Civil/Family) on the South Eastern Circuit.

Languages

 Michael speaks Spanish, Catalan and French.

Memberships

Middle Temple

Family Law Bar Association

Education

Michael originally studied Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge and pursued a career in business before becoming a barrister.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Michael GleesonHarcourt Chambers ‘Michael is very ebullient and eager. He is very responsive and user friendly.’