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Chambers of Stephen Trowell KC
1 Hare Court
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Chair of the Family Law Bar Association 2012-2013 and head of chambers at 1 Hare Court. Barrister specialising in matrimonial finance, mainly high-value cases; recent cases include: Al-Khatib v Masry [2002] 1 FLR 2003; Rye v Rye [2002] 2 FLR 981; Norris v Norris (No 1) [2003] 1 FLR 1142; Norris v Norris (No 2) [2003] 2 FLR 1124; J v V (disclosure: offshore corporations) [2004] 1 FLR 1042; TL v ML and others (ancillary relief: claim against assets of extended family) [2006] 1 FLR 1263; Currey v Currey [2007] 1 FLR 946; S v S (ancillary relief after lengthy separation) [2007] 1 FLR 212; Re Child X (residence and contact: rights of media attendance) [2009] 2 FLR 1467; BP v KP [2012] EWHC Fam 2995.


Called 1986; appointed family-only Recorder 2006; Queen’s Counsel 2009; contributor to: ‘Essential Family Practice’ (2000-02); ‘Financial Provision in Family Matters’ (2003 to date).


Chair Family Law Bar Association 2012-13; General Management Committee of the Bar Council 2012-13.


St Paul’s School; Christ Church, Oxford (MA Juris).


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Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Nicholas Cusworth KC1 Hare Court ‘Nicholas is approachable but incredibly intelligent and numerate. He’s great at cross-examination and excellent on his feet. He has good client skills and is a first class advocate.’