Richard Norman > 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

Family

Position

Richard practises in family law and is a member of the family practice group. He specialises primarily in financial remedies (matrimonial finance and claims under Schedule 1 Children Act 1989) and complex private law disputes relating to children.

Career

Called 2009, Gray’s Inn (awarded the Lord Justice Holker Scholarship); St John’s Chambers 2009, tenant 2010.

Languages

Conversational French.

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association; Western Circuit.

Education

Marlborough College; University of Bristol (2007 BA Hons Music, 2(1)); BPP London (2008 Graduate Diploma of Law, commendation); Inns of Court School of Law, City University (2009 Bar Vocational Course, outstanding).

Leisure

Theatre, choral music, tennis.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy)Ranked: Tier 2

Richard NormanSt John’s ChambersA very approachable and user-friendly barrister. He gives pragmatic and sensible advice, yet will always fight the client’s corner. He takes a very considered approach but can push hard when needed. A junior who punches well above his weight.’