FAMILY PROVISION

Family disputes are often difficult and upsetting. They frequently involve complicated financial, legal, international and emotional considerations.


Specialist Barristers for Family Provision


Our team of dedicated barristers have the experience and expertise based on years of court appearances on behalf of clients facing litigation, divorce, access and other family law related issues.


Our services include :


•   Advice on trusts following financial relief

•   Advice on beneficial ownership of company assets

•   Pre-litigation advice on multi-million pound asset marriages

•   Advice and drafting of pre and post-nuptial agreements

•   Private law disputes relating to children

•   Grandparents access to children


Whether you have a complaint about trust or estate administration, are contesting a will, or are facing a complicated and traumatic divorce, our experts can advise and assist in resolving your dispute.


Direct Access Barristers


The benefits of early advice and specialist advice from Counsel should not be underestimated. It will allow you to make decisions in relation to your dispute that are based on the best possible advice. 

As qualified Direct Access barristers, you can contact us directly without the need for a solicitor. For more information and advice on family provision, call us on 07796 131966 or contact us via our online form.

Recent cases that Edward has acted in include: 

Private/Financial

  • H v H (HHJ Nathan) 2020: Acting for a husband in protecting a family business worth £10m+. Edward was led by Andrew Bagchi QC and successfully settled a long-running and important case. The case involved complicated company valuations and assessment of expert actuarial evidence.

  • R v R [2019]: Short marriage/needs case settled on day 1 of final hearing. Involving unusual settlement concerning testamentary provision for a child of the marriage.

  • N v N [2018]: A long-running application to set aside consent order with allegations of fraud. Settled on day 2 of final hearing.

  • D v D [2018]: Ongoing contact/residence dispute over a child with counter-allegations of sexual abuse made by both parties.

  • E v E [2017]: A case involving Schedule One applications, Grandparental contact applications and international relocation.

Children:

  • E v OG [2020]: Family Court: Lead by Janet Bazely QC. A long running case involving 2 parents accused of inflicting significant injuries on their 6 week-old baby. 11 experts heard over the course of the hearing as to who caused the injuries.

  • K v K [2019]: Against leading Counsel. Confidentiality agreement signed. International contact dispute.

  • Re LB v C [2019] - on-going: Multi-week hearing involving multiple parties and vulnerable witnesses.

  • Re: H (Hair strand testing) 2017 EWFC 64: The lead case on hair stranding testing in family proceedings.

  • Re: WCC & LBW v E,C,K & V EWFC 2017 [detention and torture of parent]– a 21 day fact finding involving serious allegations of abuse.

 

Geras Consulting, c/o 9 Gough Chambers, 5 Norwich Street, EC4A 1DR

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