Degrees and other qualificationsLLB (Hons), University College London
Bar Vocational Course, Nottingham Law School
JJ Powell Scholarship, Middle Temple
Professional associationsFamily Law Bar Association (FLBA)
Alfred practises as a barrister exclusively in family law. His expertise at the Bar is in domestic and international disputes relating to finances and children as a consequence of relationship breakdown. His niche includes jurisdictional and enforcement disputes.
In the finance field, he is regularly instructed in factually complex matrimonial proceedings for financial remedies (Matrimonial Causes Act 1973); disputes between cohabitants concerning financial provision of children (Schedule 1 Children Act 1989); disputes between cohabitants concerning property (Trusts of Land and Appointments of Trustees Act 1995); and applications under the Inheritance Act (Provision for Family and Dependants Act 1975).
In children matters he is routinely instructed in complex private law cases (Children Act 1989) involving multiple parties, allegations of sexual abuse and domestic violence and issues such as drug and alcohol addiction, and mental health. He has a particular interest in leave to remove (emigration) cases.
His work has included high profile clients and he has represented clients in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
Alfred accepts direct access instructions.
Lectures and Seminars
Alfred delivers lectures and seminars to the Bar and solicitors on the areas of his expertise. Recent seminars include:
Private Law Children - The latest cases and their implications
Kent Resolution, September 2011
Financial Remedies: "Keeping up with the Jones" - a case law update
Thames Valley Family Lawyers Society, October 2011
Remedies (Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1995)
Central Law Training (CLT), May 2012
Three's a crowd: Managing third party interests in financial remedy proceedings
Surrey Young Resolution, July 2012
Enforcement in proceedings for a financial remedy - an introductory guide
Wedlake Bell LLP, September 2012
For further information about booking Alfred for upcoming events, please contact the clerks on email@example.com
Personal, including interestsMarried with a son.
Alfred enjoys competitive sport including cricket, running, swimming and cycling. He has competed in marathon and triathlon events. His other interests include property renovation and interior design and when time permits, he indulges his hobbies of fine dining and foreign travel. Alfred lived in Yemen, Singapore and Malaysia for a large part of his childhood.