Clare Templeman

Clare Templeman

Called to bar: 
2004
Inner Temple
01792 464623

Clare joined Angel Chambers in 2006 after successfully completing her pupilage the year before. Clare has a varied and wide-ranging family practice across all areas of South Wales.

Practice areas

Family law

Clare practices exclusively in the area of family law and has a wealth of experience in both public and private law at all court levels.

Public law

Clare is often instructed by local authorities but also regularly represents parents, children, acting via their guardian or independently, interveners and prospective adopters.  

She regularly conducts cases involving serious allegations of injuries to children, including non-accidental head injuries, allegations of sexual abuse involving child and adult complainants and fabricated illness.

Private law

Clare advises and acts in child arrangement disputes. She is regularly instructed by parents, grandparents and children in cases involving domestic violence, substance misuse, sexual abuse and parental alienation. Clare also has experience of dealing with cases involving removal from the jurisdiction.

Clare has provided CPD training as a member of the Angel Chambers Family Team to local authorities and solicitors on recent developments in case law and legislation.  Clare accepts instructions on a direct access basis.  

Reported cases:

  • W(A Child) v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council [2013] EWCA Civ 1227
  • KS v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council [2014] EWCA 94
Memberships 
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Wales and Chester Circuit
Education 
  • LLB Swansea University
  • Bar Vocational Course Cardiff