Caroline Elford > Chambers of Matthew White > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Matthew White
St John's Chambers
101 VICTORIA STREET
BRISTOL
BS1 6PU
England

Work Department

Caroline is a specialist family barrister who practises in all areas of family law with a strong emphasis on care proceedings. 

Position

Caroline is a specialist family barrister who practises in all areas of family law with a strong emphasis on care proceedings. Her practice in this area has given her a detailed knowledge of the appropriate procedural law and she is known for her effectiveness as an advocate and a lawyer in technical applications.

She is a natural and experienced choice to represent local authorities in applications for public interest immunity. Her experience of matters in which social services are involved makes her very familiar with the nature of the material in dispute and because she formerly practised in crime she is perfectly placed to understand the issues in the criminal case.

Career

  • Deputy District Judge

Education

  • MA Law Bristol
  • BMus Honours Music, 2:1
  • Otto Rix awarded Inner Temple 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 2

Caroline ElfordSt John’s ChambersShe is exceptionally well-prepared and puts forward her clients’ cases robustly.’