Gwenno Waddington

Gwenno Waddington

Called to bar: 
Gray’s Inn
01792 464623

Gwenno joined Chambers as a tenant in October 2023 following the successful completion of her pupillage under the supervision of Alison Donovan and Rhys Jones.

Gwenno studied Law at Durham University. She then went on to undertake the BPC at the University of Law in Bristol, achieving an ‘Outstanding’.

Gwenno was subsequently employed as a paralegal in a Legal 500 firm, working in the areas of Litigation and Dispute Management.

Gwenno has developed a broad practice and accepts instructions in private children law matters, financial remedy proceedings, small claims and personal injury.  

Practice Areas

Family law

Gwenno has a busy family law practice representing both applicants and respondents in a range of family matters in the County Court before Magistrates, District Judges and Circuit Judges.

Gwenno frequently receives instructions to represent a range of individuals, including parents and grandparents, in respect of applications for Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issue Orders and Prohibited Steps Orders. Gwenno undertakes work at all stages of proceedings in private children law matters from conciliation and directions hearing through to final hearings. Gwenno is regularly instructed in matters which involve domestic abuse, child abuse allegations and where there is Local Authority involvement.

Gwenno also represents clients in family injunction applications for Non-Molestation Orders and Occupation Orders.

Civil law

Gwenno regularly undertakes work on a variety of small claim matters, particularly in respect of Road Traffic Accidents, where liability and quantum are in dispute. Gwenno also receives instructions to represent both claimants and defendants in stage 3 hearings in respect of personal injury.


Gray’s Inn
Wales and Chester Circuit


L.L.B Law, Durham University; 2:1

BPC, University of Law Bristol; Outstanding