“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”
Chambers & Partners

Our reputation

At 1kbw we have expertise at all levels in every aspect of children law, and we are consistently ranked as a ‘leading set’ by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.

Our members are contributors and editors of the leading textbooks such as

  • Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice
  • McFarlane and Reardon, Child Care and Adoption Law: A Practical Guide.

Our expertise

Barristers from 1kbw consistently appear in the leading  cases in every aspect of children law, namely

The Children team

Deborah Eaton QC (1985)
Barry Singleton QC (1968)
Pamela Scriven QC (1970)
Richard Anelay QC (1970)
James Turner QC (1976)
Charles Howard QC (1975)
Anthony Kirk QC (1981)
Clive Newton QC (1968)
Richard Harrison QC (1993)
Anna McKenna QC (1994)
Caroline Budden (1977)
Cherry Harding (1978)
Caroline Lister (1980)
Markanza Cudby (1983)
Elizabeth Selman (1989)
Marcus Fletcher (1990)
James Roberts (1993)
Christopher McCourt (1993)
Victoria Green (1994)
Graham Crosthwaite (1995)
Ashley Thain (1996)
Nicholas Anderson (1995)
Richard Castle (1998)
Shona Rogers (1998)
Madeleine Reardon (2001)
Katherine Kelsey (2003)
Martha Holmes (2003)
Caroline Harris (2004)
Jennifer Perrins (2004)
Perican Tahir (2004)
Peter Newman (2005)
Stephen Jarmain (2005)
Andrea Watts (2006)
Alex Tatton-Bennett (2007)
Kate Ozwell (2007)
Kelan McHugh (2007)
Laura Moys (2008)
Samantha Ridley (2009)
Charlotte Hartley (2009)
George Gordon (2010)
Jennifer Malicka (2011)
Thomas Dance (2012)
Helen Pomeroy (2012)
Frances Harris (2013)
Millicent Benson (2014)
Lucia Crimp (2015)