PSQB welcomes 2 new pupils – Tonicha Allen & Anna Chambers

Tonicha Allen and Anna Chambers commence their PSQB common law pupillage today.   Tonicha Allen did Law at Sheffield Hallam University and the BPTC at the BPP University Law School. Prior to starting pupillage Tonicha has worked as an administrative officer at Leeds Magistrates Court and at Leeds University as a Student Success Tutor. Tonicha […]

Phillipa Hildyard returns to practice from maternity leave

We are delighted to welcome back Phillipa Hildyard from maternity leave. Pippa returns to the Family Team with immediate effect. Pippa was called to the Bar in 2014 and she is ranked by Legal 500 (2022) for Family and Children Law work and is seen as a rising star. To view Pippa’s full profile click […]

Oliver Latham and Celine Kart discuss guidance given on the use of participation directions in family proceedings from the recent cases of Re S [2022] and Re M [2021]

Participation Directions and Lessons from the Higher Courts: Re S (Vulnerable Party: Fairness of Proceedings) [2022] and Re M (A Child) [2021] The High Court (Family Division) and Court of Appeal (Civil Division) have ruled on two important decisions regarding the use of participation directions (special measures) in family proceedings. Oliver Latham, barrister, and Celine […]

Martin Todd appointed a Recorder

We are delighted to announce that Martin Todd has been appointed a Recorder. Martin will sit on the North Eastern Circuit. Martin Todd was called to the Bar in 1991 and is a leading barrister in Family Law. His experience and expertise are recognised across the ​profession and by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. […]

Oliver Latham joins PSQB Family Team

We are delighted to announce that Oliver Latham has joined Park Square Barristers with immediate effect. Oliver was called to the Bar in 2018 having graduated from Durham University where he obtained the second highest first in his Preliminary Honours. He secured the mark of outstanding on the Bar Practising Training Course (BPTC) at the […]

Charlotte Worsley appointed Queens Counsel

We are absolutely delighted to share that Charlotte Worsley has been appointed Queens Counsel. The announcement was made this afternoon by the Lord Chancellor, Dominic Raab MP, following consideration by the Independent Queens Counsel Selection panel. Charlotte Worsley was called to the Bar in 2002 and joined Number 6 Chambers as a tenant in 2003, before becoming Head […]

122 delegates attend PSQB Family Team’s Super Seminar

Thank you to everyone that attended the Family Team online seminar last night. The seminar was free to attend and attracted 2.5 hours CPD points. The programme of speakers included: Charlotte Worsley – 18 months on, where are we now? Recent guidance and public law case update. James Hargan –  No Case to Answer in the Family Court? Dismissal at an […]

Anaum Riaz returns to practice from maternity leave

A warm welcome back to Anaum Riaz from maternity leave. Anaum has resumed her practice in family law, both public and private child, finance, civil and regulatory law. To view Anaum’s profile please click here. For further information please contact one of her clerks: Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604 Paul Foster on 0113 213 […]