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Chambers of Timothy Bishop QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 7070
Fax:
Fax 020 7797 7435
DX:
342 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.1hc.com

Nicholas Yates

Tel:
Work 020 7797 7070
Email:
1 Hare Court (Chambers of Timothy Bishop QC)

Position

Nicholas specialises in financial remedy cases (including civil partnership and Schedule 1 claims) often involving substantial assets, complex company valuations, trusts, tax issues and international dimensions. He also frequently drafts nuptial agreements and advises on their enforceability, as well as representing clients on jurisdiction matters, marriage/non-marriage cases, Inheritance Act claims and complex private law children disputes (including Leave to Remove). Nicholas is highly regarded by the professionals with whom he works. He is known to quickly establish a solid rapport with his clients in order to achieve their goals in a straightforward, timely and cost-efficient way. He has appeared in a number of reported cases, both in the High Court and in the Court of Appeal, including: Chai v Peng [2014] 2 FLR 1189; Met v Hat (2013] EWHC 4247 (Fam); B v B [2013] EWHC 1232 (Fam); F v F (Financial Remedies: Premarital Wealth) [2012] EWHC 438 (Fam); Bokor-Ingram v Bokor-Ingram [2009] EWCA Civ 412; I v I (Ancillary Relief: Disclosure) [2009] 1 FLR 201 and Domey-Kingdom v Dorney-Kingdom [2000] 2 FLR 855.

Career

Called 1996; undertook pupillage at 1 Hare Court prior to becoming a tenant.

Member

Family Law Bar Association (elected to the committee in 2012).

Education

Aldenham School; Trinity College, Cambridge; Inns of Court School of Law.

Leisure

Classical music (singer); cycling.


London Bar

Family law (including divorce and financial remedy)

Within: Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) – Leading juniors

Nicholas Yates - 1 Hare Court ‘A specialist in civil partnership and Schedule 1 claims.’

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