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Chambers of Lucinda Davis
Pallant Chambers
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South Eastern Circuit > Family: children and domestic violence Tier 3

Pallant Chambers' team has a solid track record in representing parents, guardians and local authorities across a wide range of cases involving allegations of serious physical and sexual abuse, poisoning and neglect, among other areas. Colin Morgan, who heads up the team, has established strength in advising on complex cases of alleged serious child abuse, in which Graeme Harrison is also singled out for his experience. Dylan Morgan is also recommended.

Leading Juniors

Graeme HarrisonPallant Chambers 'Graeme is a calm, determined and most capable advocate who brings civility and occasional good humour to often tense exchanges.'
Ranked: Tier 3
Colin MorganPallant Chambers 'Colin is quick to get to grips with a huge volume of complex factual and medical evidence and develop the most perfect strategy.'
Ranked: Tier 3
Dylan MorganPallant Chambers 'Dylan always has an excellent and professional handle on cases. His knowledge is vast and he is realistic and honest about case prospects.'
Ranked: Tier 3
Ranked: Tier 4
Katrina HambletonPallant Chambers 'Katrina is a delight to instruct: responsive, has excellent client care skills, and she is a natural and compelling advocate both in terms of her written work and orally.'
Ranked: Tier 4
Ranked: Tier 4

South Eastern Circuit > Family: divorce and financial remedy Tier 3

In Chichester, members of Pallant Chambers have expertise in handling a wide range of financial remedy matters. Victoria Holroyd focuses on financial remedy matters in family estate disputes and divorce proceedings. Eleanor Dewhurst and Nadia Tawfik are other names to note.

Leading Juniors

Ranked: Tier 2
Victoria HolroydPallant Chambers 'Victoria is a pleasure to instruct. She is very thorough and diligent in her preparation and she takes the time to liaise with her instructing solicitors every step of the way.'
Ranked: Tier 3
Nadia TawfikPallant Chambers 'Nadia is extremely personable and empathetic with clients but takes no prisoners in the court room. She has always been extremely helpful and solicitors very much feel part of a team with her on board.'
Ranked: Tier 4

South Eastern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

Leading Juniors

Amy SedgwickPallant Chambers 'Amy is able to provide clear, concise advice to the client which means that they are able to understand their position and make an fully informed decision about their case.'
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2

South Eastern Circuit > Employment

Leading Juniors

Peter DoughtyPallant Chambers 'Peter provides urbane advice and a pragmatic approach to employment law. An erudite advocate.'
Ranked: Tier 2

Pallant Chambers is a dynamic and forward-looking provincial set with a London ethos. It is committed, straightforward and full of knowledge regarding its specialist areas. The members have a background and backbone in litigation and can demonstrate regular appearances in cases in which one would usually expect the London Bar to be utilised. Their clients range from large corporations (Southern Water, RAC) and local authorities (Hampshire CC, Portsmouth CC, Southampton CC, West Sussex CC, Chichester DC) to renowned regional solicitors (Verisona, Coffin Mew, Thomas Eggar, Edward Hayes) with acknowledgement in The Legal 500.

The set: Since its formation in 1975 Pallant Chambers has developed into a highly specialist civil and family set serving the south of England and taking many large and high-profile cases in its areas of expertise. A strong focus on private clients and local authorities does not detract from its continuing commitment to legally-aided clients. It continues to build an excellent reputation in Chancery disputes through its carefully chosen recruits.

From its Georgian building in the heart of Chichester, chambers offers a comfortable and convenient location for conferences, although tenants are happy to travel to the offices of solicitors and clients where appropriate. The clerking team has extensive experience of listing in both the local courts and in London, and will always give frank advice on the best barrister for any particular case.

Types of work undertaken: The set has an excellent reputation in family law and civil law, particularly specialising in the following areas:

Civil: chambers has specialists in most areas of civil litigation, covering Chancery, property, tax, insolvency, building, employment, personal injury and clinical negligence, company, planning and professional negligence.

Family: chambers has agreed bindings with a number of local authorities and deals with many major care and financial remedies cases, with the usual attendance on contact and injunction matters.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior clerk Alister Williams
Members of Chambers DAVIS, Lucinda (1981)
Members of Chambers WEATHERILL KC, Bernard (1996)
Members of Chambers SALTER, Adrian (1973)
Members of Chambers BRILLIANT, Simon (1976)
Members of Chambers ROWLINSON, Wendy (1981)
Members of Chambers EGLETON, Richard (1981)
Members of Chambers HAVEN, Kevin (1982)
Members of Chambers COOK, Jeremy (1982)
Members of Chambers LIVING, Marc (1983)
Members of Chambers MORGAN, Dylan (1986)
Members of Chambers DOUGHTY, Peter (1988)
Members of Chambers MORGAN, Colin (1989)
Members of Chambers HABEL, Jessica (1991)
Members of Chambers WARD, Trevor (1991)
Members of Chambers EMERSON, William (1992)
Members of Chambers GESER, Anita (1992)
Members of Chambers MAGEE, Rosein (1994)
Members of Chambers PAIN, Kevin (1995)
Members of Chambers HOLROYD, Victoria (1997)
Members of Chambers EARLEY, Sarah (1998)
Members of Chambers VAN HECK, Dirk (2001)
Members of Chambers WARD, Kelly (2001)
Members of Chambers TURNILL, Evan (2003)
Members of Chambers KENISTON, Zosia (2004)
Members of Chambers ANSTEY, Eve (2005)
Members of Chambers THOMAS, Felicity (2005)
Members of Chambers WORTHEN, Thomas (2007)
Members of Chambers DEWHURST, Eleanor (2008)
Members of Chambers SEDGWICK, Amy (2008)
Members of Chambers HAMBLETON, Katrina (2015)
Members of Chambers TAWFIK, Nadia (2010)
Members of Chambers WILKINSON, Annabel (2012)
Members of Chambers MACDONALD, Katherine (2013)
Members of Chambers PERRING, Justin (2013)
Members of Chambers HOBBS, Hazel (2016)
Members of Chambers DI MAMBRO, David*
Members of Chambers MULLIS, Roger*
Members of Chambers MOYS, Clive* (1998)
Members of Chambers HOILE, Elinor*
Members of Chambers PEIRSON, Oliver*
Members of Chambers * Associate tenants
Photo Name Position Profile
Eve Anstey photo Mrs Eve Anstey Eve specialises solely in family cases for private clients. Her experience in…
Jeremy Cook photo Mr Jeremy Cook Jeremy practices in employment, planning and environment, local government, housing and homelessness,…
Lucinda Davis photo Ms Lucinda Davis A prominent family practitioner, Lucinda Davis is well known for her conduct…
Eleanor Dewhurst photo Ms Eleanor Dewhurst Eleanor is a specialist family and civil practitioner with extensive experience across…
Peter Doughty photo Mr Peter Doughty Peter is an Employment law specialist. Peter deals with all areas of…
Sarah Earley photo Ms Sarah Earley Sarah is a specialist Child Law barrister who deals with complex cases…
Richard Egleton photo Mr Richard Egleton Richard is a Civil Practitioner carrying out work previously covered by the…
Anita Geser photo Ms Anita Geser
Jessica Habel photo Ms Jessica Habel Jessica Habel is an established and highly regarded specialist Family practitioner. She…
Katrina Hambleton photo Ms Katrina Hambleton Katrina is a sought after and highly regarded Children’s Family Practioner who…
Kevin Haven photo Mr Kevin Haven Previously a solicitor and partner in a central London firm, Kevin subsequently…
Robert Herrod photo Mr Robert Herrod Robert studied Law at Oxford University and The University of Paris, Panthéon-Assas.…
Hazel Hobbs photo Ms Hazel Hobbs Hazel practises predominantly in commercial and property law with her main areas…
Elinor Hoile photo Ms Elinor Hoile Elinor practices in all areas of general civil litigation, but specialises in…
Victoria Holroyd photo Ms Victoria Holroyd Victoria’s practice focuses on family financial matters; cohabitation and trusts of land;…
Zosia Keniston photo Ms Zosia Keniston Zosia has a busy family law practice, specialising in children (public and…
Marc Living photo Mr Marc Living Marc Living is a chancery practitioner who specialises in employment, insolvency, company…
Katherine MacDonald photo Ms Katherine MacDonald Katherine’s practice covers both public and private law children matters. She also…
Rosein Magee photo Ms Rosein Magee Rosein’s practice encompasses all aspects of family law with particular emphasis on…
Ikeni Mbako-Allison photo Mr Ikeni Mbako-Allison Ikeni is a third six pupil at Pallant Chambers practising in Commercial,…
Callum McLean photo Mr Callum McLean Callum joined Pallant as a tenant in 2019 following his successful completion…
Dylan Morgan photo Mr Dylan Morgan Dylan regularly acts for Local Authorities, parents and children’s guardians in all…
Colin Morgan photo Mr Colin Morgan Colin Morgan is a specialist family barrister whose popularity is founded upon…
Kevin Pain photo Mr Kevin Pain Kevin’s practice covers all aspects of property related advice and litigation –…
Oliver Peirson photo Mr Oliver Peirson Oliver is an experienced and highly regard family practitioner who has specialised…
Wendy Rowlinson photo Ms Wendy Rowlinson Wendy has a long established, well deserved, reputation in the specialist area…
Amy Sedgwick photo Ms Amy Sedgwick Amy specialises in chancery litigation and matrimonial finance. She appears in the…
Nadia Tawfik photo Ms Nadia Tawfik Nadia is a specialist Barrister who practises exclusively in Family law. Her…
Felicity Thomas photo Ms Felicity Thomas Felicity specialises in land, property (encompassing housing) and planning. Undertaking work in…
Kelly Ward photo Ms Kelly Ward Kelly continues to represent all parties in public law proceedings and has…
Trevor Ward photo Mr Trevor Ward Trevor has in excess of 25 years’ experience specialising in Planning and…
Bernard Weatherill photo Mr Bernard Weatherill Called in 1976 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1996, Bernard has been…
Niamh Wilkie photo Ms Niamh Wilkie Niamh’s diverse background stretches across multiple international jurisdictions including the Republic of…