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1KBW is delighted to announce that on 4th March 2013 Katy Chokowry joined us as a tenant in chambers. Prior to joining 1KBW, Katy practised from Renaissance Chambers, London.
Katy was called to the Bar in 2003 and specialises in public and private law cases relating to children, including international child abduction, wardship and inherent jurisdiction, financial remedies, domestic violence (including all aspects of forced marriage) and Court of Protection.
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THE SET 1 King’s Bench Walk enjoys a sterling reputation in the family law sphere. The set is noted for its strong offering in children law matters, and is labelled “a leading set” for abduction and private law children work. Its excellence in the children law arena is, however, trumped by the breadth and quality of its matrimonial finance work. The set has a number of the London Bar’s leading money silks and juniors, and senior clerk David Dear’s clerking team is praised by solicitors for its strong client focus.
Harry Oliver has been shortlisted for ‘Family Junior of the Year’ at the 2012 Chambers & Partners Bar Awards. Harry is a matrimonial finance specialist who frequently appears against, and led by, leading counsel in high profile, high net worth cases.
Charles Howard QC has been shortlisted for the awards of ‘Family Silk of the Year’ at the 2012 Chambers & Partners Bar Awards. Charles has appeared in numerous reported cases in both matrimonial finance and children work and is rated as a leading silk by all of the legal directories. The ceremony is later in October 2012.
1 King’s Bench Walk has once again been shortlisted for ‘Family Set of the Year’ at the 2012 Chambers & Partners Bar Awards. We have won this award several times over the years and we are always delighted and honoured to be shortlisted. The ceremony is in October 2012.
Since his retirement from the Family Division in 2008, he has sat part time. In 2010 he joined 1 Kings Bench Walk as an Associate Member. He is available to accept instructions to mediate in family disputes concerning children, both nationally and internationally.
(Article courtesy of http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news)
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