Timothy H Spain > Chambers of Toby Hedworth QC > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile
Chambers of Toby Hedworth QC Offices
THE CUSTOM HOUSE, QUAYSIDE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
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Timothy H Spain
- Ancillary Relief
- Public and Private Law
- Family Law Arbitration (including Children Scheme)
- Public Interest Immunity Disclosure
- Mental Health
- Mental Capacity
- Court of Protection
- Care Homes
Timothy is a recognised expert in high value ancillary and financial relief cases, especially those involving companies, partnerships, farms, “hidden wealth” and insolvency.
He is a member of the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (IFLA) Panel and as a Family Dispute Resolution Facilitator and Arbitrator is qualified to conduct family law arbitrations and make orders under the IFLA rules, including in matrimonial finance and Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 proceedings. He is also qualified to undertake arbitrations under the Children Scheme.
Timothy has extensive experience of dealing with Local Authority Public law Children cases.
He is regularly instructed in relation to Court of Protection matters relating to vulnerable adults. He also deals with issues relating to care home fees.
Timothy is frequently instructed by Local Authorities in relation to safeguarding issues.
He has also Chaired Independent Services Case Reviews.
Called 1983; Gray’s Inn; deputy district judge.
FLBA; Bar Pro Bono Unit; Resolution (affiliate), IFLA Panel 2013.
University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1982 LLB).