Fiona Holloran > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA

Work Department

Family law.


Children and divorce, specialising in care proceedings.


Called 1989.


Family Law Bar Association; Child Concern.


Our Lady’s Convent Stamford Hill London; Warwick; School of Law: Inns of Court. Qualifications: LL.B (Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 1

Fiona Holloran – 18 St John Street ChambersFiona is truly exceptional. She is highly respected, experienced, always extremely well-prepared and much sought after. She is unflappable with a remarkable ability to recall every detail in the cases she has prepared. She is a go-to barrister on difficult and complex cases and a skilled and robust advocate.’

18 St John Street Chambers is praised for having ‘a superb family department’ that handles cases involving serious sexual abuse, life threatening and fatal injuries, deprivation of liberty, factitious illness and parental alienation. Rehana Begum leads the family department and specialises in public law care proceedings, including complex cases involving serious life threatening injuries, sexual abuse, forced marriage and deprivation of liberty. Yvonne Healing  has an all-encompassing family law practice, with a particular focus on children law and care proceedings, and Fiona Holloran also has a wide reaching practice, covering private and public law applications, representing children, parents and local authorities. Holloran is active in cases involving historical sexual abuse, multiple injuries, fabricated and induced illness, and cases with an international element, including abductions. The set is also home to Stephen Murray, who specialises in matrimonial finance, and Danish Ameen , who has expertise in handling cases with assets overseas.