Chambers ranked in Chambers & Partners 2020 Guide

11 Oct

We are pleased to be recommended in the Chambers & Partners 2020 guide.

 

‘Based in Canterbury, this set comes recommended for its members’ expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set’s barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.’

 

Elizabeth Spence has been ranked ‘Well known for her representation of clients in financial proceedings which involve complicated business arrangements or inherited assets. She also handles complex children law matters, including cases of abuse and parental alienation.’

 

Strengths: ‘I really like her attitude in court; she doesn’t buckle under pressure, she makes her points well before the judge and she gets the results we need.”She is tenacious and focused at all times and clients always have good things to say about her.’

 

Kate Kochnari has been ranked ‘Impressive advocate specialising in family law and Court of Protection cases. She splits her practice evenly across finance and children cases, including care proceedings, financial remedies matters and cohabitation disputes.’

 

Strengths: ‘She has a really firm but fair approach. She’s great with the other advocates but also brilliant with vulnerable clients.’ ‘Kate is thorough in her preparation and is particularly skilled in managing client expectations at all levels.’

 

Client service: ‘The clerks are always able to sort out any problem and they always get back to you – they’ve always managed to find someone of the right experience and expertise, and at the right price.’ ‘The clerks are very helpful, in particular senior clerk Marc Goddard.’ 

This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020

Specialising in matrimonial finance and children matters. Members appear in the regional courts as well as the High Court and the Court of Appeal. They often act in financial remedy proceedings relating to farms, companies, properties and other assets. In addition they are adept at dealing with serious child care allegations including physical abuse and death.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2019

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