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Chambers of Stephen Trowell KC
1 Hare Court
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Barrister specialising in financial remedy claims across a broad spectrum, ie big money claims, cases involving landed estates and those with an international dimension. Recent reported cases: Agbaje (Supreme Court 2011 re part iii claims); Richardson (Court of Appeal 2011 re setting aside financial order); N v F (2011, impact of pre-marriage assets); 2 v A (2012, impact of pre-marital agreement on part iii claim).


Called 1982; QC 2006; called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands 2011; editor ‘Rayden and Jackson on Divorce and Family Matters’ (18th edition).


Family Law Bar Association.


The Oratory School; Durham University.


Gardening, theatre, opera, running.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Nigel Dyer KC1 Hare Court ‘Nigel is amongst the best at the family bar. He is meticulous in his preparation, never runs bad points and always has the ear of the courts up to the very highest level. He is always top of the list as a private FDR judge because his judgment and ability to find a solution is second to none.’

1 Hare Court is an ‘extremely strong family set’ with ‘real depth of expertise at every level’ and a particular emphasis on matrimonial and civil partnership finance. Nigel Dyer KC appeared in the Court of Appeal, for the wife, in Derhalli v Derhalli, a claim by her ex-husband for damages for trespass, which was alleged to have been committed by her presence in the former matrimonial home while it was on the market for her sale.