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Chambers of Lucinda Davis
Pallant Chambers
12 NORTH PALLANT
CHICHESTER
PO19 1TQ
England

South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law Tier 2

Pallant Chambers is a ‘reliable and efficient set with a number of excellent and experienced children law barristers’. The chambers is led by Colin Morgan who has decades of experience in public law care cases and is admired for his ‘intelligence, persuasive skills, and empathetic personality’. Nadia Tawfik focuses on private law children work and is a ‘fierce negotiator and advocate and works well under pressure’, while Victoria Holroyd  handles financial remedies cases and garners praise for being ‘confident, capable, and always thoroughly prepared’.

Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

Colin MorganPallant Chambers ‘Colin has a forensic eye for detail, excellent in cases with alleged fabricated or induced illness. He maintains good humour in very difficult situations, which is calm and reassuring to clients.’
Ranked: Tier 3
Dylan MorganPallant Chambers ‘Dylan is robust, concise and determined. He gives clear advice in an approachable manner and is a fearless advocate.’
Ranked: Tier 3
Graeme HarrisonPallant Chambers ‘Graeme is exceptionally calm, knowledgeable, efficient and helpful.’ 
Ranked: Tier 3
Katrina HambletonPallant Chambers ‘Katrina is meticulous in her preparation. She is a highly skilled advocate. Her written submissions are flawless. She is polite and approachable.’
Ranked: Tier 4
Zosia KenistonPallant Chambers ‘Zosia is an accomplished and experienced advocate. She is always exceptionally well prepared and consistently gives an excellent level of client service. She inspires confidence and is approachable. She always feeds back promptly after hearings with clear, detailed attendance notes.’
Ranked: Tier 4
Nadia TawfikPallant Chambers ‘Nadia is always well-prepared, tenacious and has robust approach. She is very good at steering clients on a realistic path.’
Ranked: Tier 4

Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

Ranked: Tier 2
Victoria HolroydPallant Chambers ‘Victoria is an extremely competent barrister. Her advocacy is sharp, quick-thinking, direct and very effective. She is a natural sense of authority, who has the ability to put clients at ease very quickly. Her preparation and detail are exemplary.’
Ranked: Tier 4
Nadia TawfikPallant Chambers ‘Nadia is extremely strong on finance and private children’s cases. She is very good at steering clients on a realistic path.’
Ranked: Tier 4

Testimonials

Set 

‘This set has an excellent reputation and is the first point of call for many local solicitors in children’s public law matters.’ 

‘Pallant Chambers has a great set of counsel covering private and public children’s law and finances. The set provides fantastic training programmes.’ 

‘Reliable regional set.’ 

‘Pallant Chambers has a good and broad range of counsel for family law matters.’ 

‘Always very helpful.’ ‘The set has a number of excellent and experienced children law barristers.’  

Clerking 

‘The service received is excellent – communications are prompt and courteous. The head clerk, Alister Williams, is particularly well regarded.’ 

Work highlights

    South Eastern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

    Leading Juniors

    Amy SedgwickPallant Chambers ‘Thorough, analytical, and practical. Incredibly approachable in relation to any questions or queries in this area, offers practical advice which becomes key in shaping the claim and the direction of approach.’
    Ranked: Tier 1
    Ranked: Tier 2

    South Eastern Circuit > Employment

    Leading Juniors

    Peter DoughtyPallant Chambers ‘An experienced employment barrister. Technically, he is excellent. He has good people skills to enable him to instill confidence into lay clients.’
    Ranked: Tier 2

    Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law Tier 2

    Pallant Chambers is a ‘reliable and efficient set with a number of excellent and experienced children law barristers’. The chambers is led by Colin Morgan who has decades of experience in public law care cases and is admired for his ‘intelligence, persuasive skills, and empathetic personality’. Nadia Tawfik focuses on private law children work and is a ‘fierce negotiator and advocate and works well under pressure’, while Victoria Holroyd  handles financial remedies cases and garners praise for being ‘confident, capable, and always thoroughly prepared’.

    Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

    Colin MorganPallant Chambers ‘Colin has a forensic eye for detail, excellent in cases with alleged fabricated or induced illness. He maintains good humour in very difficult situations, which is calm and reassuring to clients.’
    Ranked: Tier 3
    Dylan MorganPallant Chambers ‘Dylan is robust, concise and determined. He gives clear advice in an approachable manner and is a fearless advocate.’
    Ranked: Tier 3
    Graeme HarrisonPallant Chambers ‘Graeme is exceptionally calm, knowledgeable, efficient and helpful.’ 
    Ranked: Tier 3
    Katrina HambletonPallant Chambers ‘Katrina is meticulous in her preparation. She is a highly skilled advocate. Her written submissions are flawless. She is polite and approachable.’
    Ranked: Tier 4
    Zosia KenistonPallant Chambers ‘Zosia is an accomplished and experienced advocate. She is always exceptionally well prepared and consistently gives an excellent level of client service. She inspires confidence and is approachable. She always feeds back promptly after hearings with clear, detailed attendance notes.’
    Ranked: Tier 4
    Nadia TawfikPallant Chambers ‘Nadia is always well-prepared, tenacious and has robust approach. She is very good at steering clients on a realistic path.’
    Ranked: Tier 4

    Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

    Ranked: Tier 2
    Victoria HolroydPallant Chambers ‘Victoria is an extremely competent barrister. Her advocacy is sharp, quick-thinking, direct and very effective. She is a natural sense of authority, who has the ability to put clients at ease very quickly. Her preparation and detail are exemplary.’
    Ranked: Tier 4
    Nadia TawfikPallant Chambers ‘Nadia is extremely strong on finance and private children’s cases. She is very good at steering clients on a realistic path.’
    Ranked: Tier 4

    Testimonials

    Set 

    ‘This set has an excellent reputation and is the first point of call for many local solicitors in children’s public law matters.’ 

    ‘Pallant Chambers has a great set of counsel covering private and public children’s law and finances. The set provides fantastic training programmes.’ 

    ‘Reliable regional set.’ 

    ‘Pallant Chambers has a good and broad range of counsel for family law matters.’ 

    ‘Always very helpful.’ ‘The set has a number of excellent and experienced children law barristers.’  

    Clerking 

    ‘The service received is excellent – communications are prompt and courteous. The head clerk, Alister Williams, is particularly well regarded.’ 

    Work highlights

      Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

      Leading Juniors

      Amy SedgwickPallant Chambers ‘Thorough, analytical, and practical. Incredibly approachable in relation to any questions or queries in this area, offers practical advice which becomes key in shaping the claim and the direction of approach.’
      Ranked: Tier 1
      Ranked: Tier 2

      Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Employment

      Leading Juniors

      Peter DoughtyPallant Chambers ‘An experienced employment barrister. Technically, he is excellent. He has good people skills to enable him to instill confidence into lay clients.’
      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.

      DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
      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
      PhotoNamePositionProfile
      Eve Anstey photoMrs Eve AnsteyEve specialises solely in family cases for private clients. Her experience in…
      Jeremy Cook photoMr Jeremy CookJeremy practices in employment, planning and environment, local government, housing and homelessness,…
      Lucinda Davis photoMs Lucinda DavisA prominent family practitioner, Lucinda Davis is well known for her conduct…
      Eleanor Dewhurst photoMs Eleanor DewhurstEleanor is a specialist family and civil practitioner with extensive experience across…
      Peter Doughty photoMr Peter DoughtyPeter is an Employment law specialist. Peter deals with all areas of…
      Sarah Earley photoMs Sarah EarleySarah is a specialist Child Law barrister who deals with complex cases…
      Richard Egleton photoMr Richard EgletonRichard is a Civil Practitioner carrying out work previously covered by the…
      Anita Geser photoMs Anita Geser
      Jessica Habel photoMs Jessica HabelJessica Habel is an established and highly regarded specialist Family practitioner. She…
      Katrina Hambleton photoMs Katrina HambletonKatrina is a sought after and highly regarded Children’s Family Practioner who…
      Kevin Haven photoMr Kevin HavenPreviously a solicitor and partner in a central London firm, Kevin subsequently…
      Robert Herrod photoMr Robert HerrodRobert studied Law at Oxford University and The University of Paris, Panthéon-Assas.…
      Hazel Hobbs photoMs Hazel HobbsHazel practises predominantly in commercial and property law with her main areas…
      Elinor Hoile photoMs Elinor HoileElinor practices in all areas of general civil litigation, but specialises in…
      Victoria Holroyd photoMs Victoria HolroydVictoria’s practice focuses on family financial matters; cohabitation and trusts of land;…
      Zosia Keniston photoMs Zosia KenistonZosia has a busy family law practice, specialising in children (public and…
      Marc Living photoMr Marc LivingMarc Living is a chancery practitioner who specialises in employment, insolvency, company…
      Katherine MacDonald photoMs Katherine MacDonaldKatherine’s practice covers both public and private law children matters. She also…
      Rosein Magee photoMs Rosein MageeRosein’s practice encompasses all aspects of family law with particular emphasis on…
      Ikeni Mbako-Allison photoMr Ikeni Mbako-AllisonIkeni is a third six pupil at Pallant Chambers practising in Commercial,…
      Callum McLean photoMr Callum McLeanCallum joined Pallant as a tenant in 2019 following his successful completion…
      Dylan Morgan photoMr Dylan MorganDylan regularly acts for Local Authorities, parents and children’s guardians in all…
      Colin Morgan photoMr Colin MorganColin Morgan is a specialist family barrister whose popularity is founded upon…
      Kevin Pain photoMr Kevin PainKevin’s practice covers all aspects of property related advice and litigation –…
      Oliver Peirson photoMr Oliver PeirsonOliver is an experienced and highly regard family practitioner who has specialised…
      Wendy Rowlinson photoMs Wendy RowlinsonWendy has a long established, well deserved, reputation in the specialist area…
      Amy Sedgwick photoMs Amy SedgwickAmy specialises in chancery litigation and matrimonial finance. She appears in the…
      Nadia Tawfik photoMs Nadia TawfikNadia is a specialist Barrister who practises exclusively in Family law. Her…
      Felicity Thomas photoMs Felicity ThomasFelicity specialises in land, property (encompassing housing) and planning. Undertaking work in…
      Kelly Ward photoMs Kelly WardKelly continues to represent all parties in public law proceedings and has…
      Trevor Ward photoMr Trevor WardTrevor has in excess of 25 years’ experience specialising in Planning and…
      Bernard Weatherill photoMr Bernard WeatherillCalled in 1976 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1996, Bernard has been…
      Niamh Wilkie photoMs Niamh WilkieNiamh’s diverse background stretches across multiple international jurisdictions including the Republic of…