DIY Divorce and Separation
1 Garden Court is pleased to announce the publication by Jordans Family Law of a book: 'DIY Divorce and Separation - The Expert Guide to Representing Yourself' which has been co-written by members of our Family Finance and Children Law teams. Please click on the link below to visit the microsite for the book http://diydivorce.familylaw.co.uk/
JS (A Child)  EWHC B20 (Fam)
Andrew Bagchi and Georgina Cole were involved in the recently reported decision of Roderic Wood J, JS (A Child)  EWHC B20 (Fam), which makes vital reading for practitioners advising clients as to the safeguards required when a client wishes to temporarily remove a child from the jurisdiction, to a non Hague Convention country, even in circumstances where there is a "minute" risk of abduction. See following link: http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed133731
Marlene Cayoun - Family Law Young Barrister of the Year
Chambers is delighted to announce that Marlene Cayoun was awarded the Family Law Young Barrister of the Year 2014 prize at the Jordans Family Law Awards 2014, held on 8th October. For more information please see following link http://goo.gl/RSAoJN
Early Neutral Evaluation
Chambers’ Family Finance Practice Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Early Neutral Evaluation (‘ENE’) Service, with immediate effect. The ENE process allows parties to gain an indication from an experienced barrister as to the likely outcome of a matter were it to be adjudicated in court. For more information on ENE please see the Family Finance Practice Group page or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 Garden Court ranked in Legal 500 Directory
Chambers is pleased to announce that 1 Garden Court has been ranked again as a leading set in the Legal 500 UK Bar Directory this year.
Charles Geekie QC (top tier), Janet Bazley QC, Alison Ball QC, Jane Crowley QC and Susan Jacklin QC are all individually ranked Silks.
Equally, we are delighted that David Burles, Andrew Bagchi, Claire Heppenstall, Francesca Wiley, Sharon Segal and Deirdre Fottrell have all been ranked as leading juniors.
Our members are ranked in both the Children (public and private law) and Family (divorce and financial remedy) lists.
The Legal 500 entry for Chambers recognises 1 Garden Court as “an excellent set with a large number of very good advocates” and notes that we are 'clearly a set that communicates well' with a clerking team which is ‘without exception, helpful, courteous and responsive'.