Frank Feehan KC > Chambers of Christopher Pocock KC and James Roberts KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Christopher Pocock KC and James Roberts KC
1 King's Bench Walk
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7DB
England

Position

Frank has expertise in all areas of family law and is unusual in having successfully represented parties in both financial and children matters, domestic and international, in all levels of court including the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court in the last 5 years.

In those years he has appeared in Sharp v Sharp, the landmark case concerning the approach to short and ‘dual career’ marriages; Mills v Mills, concerning the proper approach to a lifetime maintenance order (heard in the Supreme Court in June 2018); S v A concerning a novel approach to the construction of awards in Sch 1 Children Act cases; Re M (Children) concerning the enforcement of foreign private law orders in the UK; and Re W (A Child) concerning the approach to be taken to domestic adoption cases.

Frank has recently been called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands and has appeared successfully in a number of children and financial cases there in the last 2 years at both Grand Court and Court of Appeal level.

He continues to accept instructions in all aspects of private and publicly funded work.

Career

Frank is a Recorder and sits in children and finance cases; he is ticketed in the Financial Remedies Unit at the Central Family Court and in Manchester.

Education

All Saints’ Comprehensive, Sheffield
Emmanuel College Cambridge

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Frank Feehan KC1 King’s Bench Walk ‘Frank is highly strategic in his work and exactly knows how to adapt his style and advocacy in a case to achieve the best result. He is a classy, clever operator and a formidable opponent. He delivers a masterclass in approach and cross-examination in challenging children cases.’

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Frank Feehan KC1 King’s Bench Walk ‘Frank is an extremely impressive advocate with a unique ability to think on his feet. He has such a deep seated and in depth knowledge of the law that even complex and highly contentious issues are made to seem straightforward.’