Adrian’s practice encompasses financial remedies and private disputes regarding children. He also advises in cases under TOLATA 1996, the Inheritance Act 1975 and applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. He has experience in representing clients at all levels of court up to and including the Court of Appeal.
Adrian specialises in financial remedies and matters arising from divorce. He also advises in cases under TOLATA 1996, the Inheritance Act 1975 and applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. He has experience in representing clients at all levels of court up to and including the Court of Appeal. He has a particular interest in cases involving complex pensions assets and cases involving the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
Adrian also practises in the full range of Child Arrangements Order, including “lives with”, “spends time” orders, Prohibited Steps Orders, Specific Issues Orders, Parental Responsibility Orders and both international and internal relocation. He also advises in applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. He has extensive experience in dealing with fact-finding hearings involving serious allegations of domestic abuse and emotional harm as well as cases involving r.16.4 Children’s Guardians and those which also include a public law element.
Adrian is Public Access Qualified and can accept instructions directly from members of the public.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Adrian was a paralegal in a Magic Circle law firm working in the pensions team.
BA (Classics) University of Warwick: First Class
LLB, City University London: First Class
Bachelor of Civil Laws, Brasenose College, University of Oxford
Bar Professional Training Course, City University London: Very Competent
Scholarships & Prizes
Lord Denning, Lord Haldane and Hardwicke Scholarships (Lincolns Inn)
First Class Prize (University of Warwick)
First Class Prize for Obtaining First Class Results (City University London)
Martin Dockray Memorial Fund Prize for top GELLB Student (City University London)
GELLB Scholarship (EU and Home) for Best GELLB Part 1 Results (City University London)
Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Family Law Bar Association
“Demystifying Guidance for Separated Parents in the COVID-19 Environment”
“Adoption: A Vision for Change” – Permanency and “the last resort”:
“Adoption and The Children and Social Work Bill”:
“Examining No-Fault Divorce”
“Child Contact Interventions”