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Chambers of Alex Verdan QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7EX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7427 5200
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 4979
DX:
1035 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.4pb.com

Francesca Dowse

Tel:
Work 020 7427 5200
Email:
4 Paper Buildings (Chambers of Alex Verdan QC)

Position

Francesca undertakes all matrimonial finance, Inheritance Act and Schedule I (financial remedies) and private law children work. Having spent six years at the Bar of the Cayman Islands, she has a high level infrastructure practice handling complex offshore matters including trusts, partnerships, prenuptial agreements and the international movement of children. Recent case: Re S (A Child) (Abduction: Hearing the Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 1557.

Career

Called 2004; Middle Inn. Publications of note: ‘Now Worth The Paper They Are Written On’ – Cayman Islands Jounrnal 2011.

Member

FLBA, Bar Pro Bono Unit, FRV, Court of Protection Practitioners Association.

Education

Cheedle Hulme High School; Lancaster, S.U.N.Y. Manchester University, BA Hons 2001; CPE/PADL Commendation 2002; Manchester University Bar 2003 – very competent.

Leisure

Ayurvedic Consultant, running.


London Bar

Children law (including public and private law)

Within: Leading Juniors

Francesca Dowse - 4 Paper BuildingsIs very clever and applies her intelligence most productively in analysing cases for the best and weakest points and then comes up with a strategy to deal with both.

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Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

Within: Leading Juniors

Francesca Dowse - 4 Paper BuildingsOne of her undoubted strengths is in being able to put the client at ease before and during a hearing and to ensure that the case is presented clearly.

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