Family law

Angel Chambers has a strong Family Team with a wealth of experience. The Team comprises of some 24 practitioners with a range of years of call from 1983 - 2013.

The Team provides expertise in Public Law proceedings representing Local Authorities, parents and other interested or concerned parties and Children's Guardians. The variety of work undertaken includes Care Proceedings, Human Rights Applications, Placement Order Applications and Adoption.

In addition Family Practitioners across the Team undertake Private Law cases, injunctions and committals.

Within the Team there is also a wide choice of experienced Counsel who regularly undertake all aspects of financial remedy work consequent upon the breakdown of a relationship including:

  • Financial settlements upon a divorce or the end of a civil partnership/cohabitation relationship.
  • Schedule 1 Children Act 1989 applications.
  • S.37 M.C.A. 1973 applications for injunctive relief to prevent or set aside a disposition.
  • Pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreements.

Members of the Family Team belong to the Family Law Bar Association.

The Team includes 5 fluent Welsh speakers.

Family law

barristers

Rhys Jones
Rhys Jones - Head of Chambers
Call to the bar: 1998 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Conducts cases in both English and Welsh
Alison Donovan
Alison Donovan
Call to the bar: 1987 | Middle Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Civil law
Joanna Wood
Joanna Wood
Call to the bar: 1989 | Inner Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
Dominic Boothroyd
Dominic Boothroyd
Call to the bar: 1991 | Inner Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Civil law
Sharon James
Sharon James
Call to the bar: 1995 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Conducts cases in both English and Welsh
Matthew Rees
Matthew Rees
Call to the bar: 1996 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Susan Jenkins
Susan Jenkins
Call to the bar: 1998 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
Cennydd Richards
Cennydd Richards
Call to the bar: 1999 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Conducts cases in both English and Welsh
Glenda Owen
Glenda Owen
Call to the bar: 2002 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Conducts cases in both English and Welsh
Lucy Leader
Lucy Leader
Call to the bar: 2002 | Lincoln’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Civil law
Clare Templeman
Clare Templeman
Call to the bar: 2004 | Inner Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
Simon Stephenson
Simon Stephenson
Call to the bar: 2005 | Inner Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
Laura Leavesley
Laura Leavesley
Call to the bar: 2005 | Inner Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
Iain Alba
Call to the bar: 2006 | Inner Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
Natasha Moran
Natasha Moran
Call to the bar: 2007 | Gray's Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Kate Smith
Kate Smith
Call to the bar: 2008 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Catrin Jenkins
Catrin Jenkins
Call to the bar: 2010 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Conducts cases in both English and Welsh
Patrick Llewelyn
Patrick Llewelyn
Call to the bar: 2009 | Inner Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
Sara Lewis
Sara Lewis
Call to the bar: 2013 | Lincoln’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
Luke Lambourne
Call to the bar: 2007 | Lincoln’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams
Call to the bar: 2013 | Lincoln's Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
Natasha Davies
Natasha Davies
Call to the bar: 2018 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Criminal law
Joanna Wilkins
Joanna Wilkins
Call to the bar: 2019 | Middle Temple
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Civil law
James McCarthy
James McCarthy
Call to the bar: 2019 | Gray's Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Civil law
Kira Evans
Kira Evans
Call to the bar: 2019 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Civil law
Freddie Lewendon
Freddie Lewendon
Call to the bar: 2019 | Gray's Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
Joshua Dean
Joshua Dean
Call to the bar: 2021 | Gray's Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
Gwenno Waddington
Gwenno Waddington
Call to the bar: 2022 | Gray’s Inn
Practice areas
  • Family law
  • Civil law

Door tenants

James Tillyard KC
James Tillyard KC
Call to the bar: 1978 | Silk: 2002
Practice areas
  • Family law
Susan Campbell KC
Susan Campbell KC
Call to the bar: 1986 | Silk: 2009
Practice areas
  • Family law