David Marusza > Chambers of Nick Goodwin KC > Oxford, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Nick Goodwin KC
Harcourt Chambers
CHURCHILL HOUSE, 3 ST ALDATE'S COURTYARD
OXFORD
OX1 1BN
England

Position

Barrister

Career

Called to the Bar – 2009 (Lincolns Inn)

Pupil:  2010-2011 (1 Hare Court)

Tenant, Harcourt Chambers: March 2012 to date.

David practises in all areas of Family Law, with a particular focus on financial remedies including under the MCA 1973, Schedule 1 to the CA 1989, TOLATA and associated applications. He also has wide experience of acting for parents, Children’s Guardians and Local Authorities in private and public proceedings relating to children.

David’s recent  experience includes acting in large money cases involving disputed company valuations, prenuptial agreements, family farms, intervenor claims, and family trust assets. He has also acted for rule 16.4 Guardians in private law proceedings and several matters involving Wardship and the inherent jurisdiction.

David has wide experience of drafting both pre- and post-nuptial agreements (upon which topic he writes for the Practical Law Company), pleadings in all areas and written advice in all of the above areas.

Reported cases:

In the matter of A (Children) (AP) [2013] UKSC 60 reported as: A v A [2013] 1 W.L.R. 761;

Re C (Long term foster care or adoption) [2017] EWFC B74 (on behalf of the child)

Languages

Conversational German and French (A Level) and onversational Italian.

Memberships

Inns of Court:  Lincoln’s Inn, Middle Temple (Ad Eundem)

Denning Society

Nicholas Bacon Law Society (Corpus Christi College Cambridge)

Family Law Bar Association

Education

Corpus Christi College,  University of Cambridge: 2003-2006, BA Hons (English); MA (Cantab), 2010

City University: 2008, Graduate Diploma in Law;

Cardiff University: 2009, Bar Vocational Course.

Radyr Comprehensive School: 1997-2003

Leisure

David enjoys reading widely, tennis, infrequent cricket, travel, and wine.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy)Ranked: Tier 4

David MaruszaHarcourt Chambers ‘David is extremely diligent and goes above and beyond for his clients. He is very communicative and responds very promptly. He has a very calm manner. His approach to cases is sensible and pragmatic.’