Chambers is very pleased to announce that John Thornton has joined Coram as a full time tenant.
John has extensive experience in all aspects of private law children cases including complex fact-finding hearings, parental alienation, relocation, and intractable contact disputes and has represented children via rule 16.4..
He often represents parents in complex public law proceedings as well as appearing on behalf of the child. His caseload includes the particularly vulnerable along with those facing the most serious of allegations such as physical and sexual abuse, non-accidental injury, factious illness, and child fatality.
John has been described in the Legal 500 as ‘Pragmatic, Forthright and Intelligent’ and ‘Very experienced in both public and private children law matters’.
Mark Twomey KC, Joint Head of Chambers commented “We are delighted to welcome John Thornton as a Member of Coram Chambers.
John has a busy practice in complex child law proceedings, financial proceedings following divorce and cohabitation disputes. He is very well respected on the South Eastern Circuit and we look forward to John bringing his expertise and experience to Coram”.
For more information, please contact our Director of Clerking, Hudson Brewer.