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Trinity’s Family Law Barristers' Coronavirus Response


In these difficult and unprecedented times, Trinity Chambers’ Family Barristers, are able to provide a comprehensive range of pragmatic and cost-effective services for the benefit of our clients. The group consists of a substantial number of experienced practitioners including Recorders and four Deputy District Judges.

The services that the Family Team can offer include:

Early Neutral Evaluations
The hearing of such applications, that is, on paper or by remotely attended appointments, either for one party or for both, prior to issue usually with the voluntary disclosure of the respective parties' Forms E.

Financial Dispute Appointments
The hearing of such applications, that is on paper by agreement or by remotely attended appointments, to agree or argue in respect of Directions including questionnaire and Part 25 applications.

Court FDRs
Attendance at what would be a remote hearing, preparing Position Statements, agreeing settlement or Directions for a Final Hearing.

Private FDRs
We provide a comprehensive service for the hearing of private FDRs, including appropriate remote conferencing facilities.

Court Final Hearings
Attendance at what would be a remote hearing, all necessary preparation and documentation prior to the hearing.

Final hearings by Arbitration
The Group has three members who are Family Law Arbitrators accredited by the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators, they are Timothy Spain (Deputy District Judge), Brian Mather (Deputy District Judge) and Katherine Wood. They can deal with certain children matters, as well as finance and property cases.

Settlement Conference/Meeting
We provide a comprehensive service for remote three room conferences/meetings

Private Law
As with financial remedy, we provide a comprehensive service for a wide range of private law applications. As well a substantial number of experienced practitioners, the Group has Recorders and 4 Deputy District Judges who are ticketed to hear private law applications, together with one family arbitrator accredited by the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators, Timothy Spain. We can offer a comprehensive service relating to all forms of hearings together with Arbitration final hearings.

Get in touch

The Family Law barristers and Clerking team recognise that some of the above solutions may be new to many of our clients and as such we would be more than happy to spend some time discussing the various options available, the process, technical requirements and likely fees. Please therefore do not hesitate to get in touch with the clerking team who are operating a full service, or alternatively download our brochure here:

Steven Preen
Email: Steve@trinitychambers.co.uk
Tel: 0191 245 9551

Ken McLafferty
Email: Ken@trinitychambers.co.uk
Tel: 0191 245 9531

Paula Clark
Email: Paula@trinitychambers.co.uk
Tel:0191 245 9530

Roseanna Smith
Email: Roseanna@trinitychambers.co.uk
Tel: 0191 245 9590

Chris Gibbin
Email: Chrisg@trinitychambers.co.uk
Tel: 01642 247 569

Fiona Bullock
Email: Fiona@trinitychambers.co.uk
Tel: 01642 247 569

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Tel: 0191 232 1927

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