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Park Square Barristers

Family/Matrimonial

4 ranked barristersBand 3North Eastern (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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Park Square Barristers enters the rankings due to the set's reputation as a strong family law offering with excellence in children matters. Its members regularly appear in complex public law proceedings involving sexual and physical abuse, induced illnesses and child fatalities. The set acts for children, parents and local authorities across different court levels.

Client service:

"Claudine Cooper is the senior family clerk and the services are really excelling during COVID-19. She assists and goes beyond what is expected and gets back to you quickly and flexibly." "The clerks are amazing. Claudine Cooper is always willing to assist wherever she can and always goes the extra mile. She understands that sometimes the right barrister for one client is not the right barrister for another client, and wherever she can help she will." "I cannot fault the clerks, who move heaven and earth to accommodate you."

Strengths:

Charlotte Worsley
Well-respected junior with particular strength in public law matters. She rises in the rankings due to her growing experience in complex children cases involving sexual and physical abuse and severe bodily harm. She is also experienced with complex medical evidence and mental illnesses, and regularly acts for parents and local authorities.
"She is hugely impressive, dedicated to her clients, and very popular with fellow practitioners and judges alike." "She is a very good advocate with an excellent reputation." "She is an incredible force to reckon with."

Strengths:

James Hargan
Regularly handles a broad range of children matters with particular expertise in complex medical cases involving injuries, illnesses and fatalities. He appears increasingly in the High Court, acting for children, parents and local authorities.
"He is exceptionally experienced, extremely hard-working and very child-focused, which is essential." "James has the most empirical brain ever and is a fountain of knowledge and lethal in cross-examination cases."

Strengths:

Karen Lennon
Has a broad family practice with particular expertise in public children matters. She regularly acts for parents and on behalf of children in proceedings involving fabricated or induced illnesses, negligence, and severe bodily harm. She also assists with proceedings concerning international child trafficking, FGM and human rights claims.
"Karen offers no-nonsense advice and is straight to the point. She also shows a lot of commitment and passion to her role as a barrister." "She is fantastic. I would recommend her for anything."

Strengths:

Martin Todd
Respected for his work on difficult children cases ranging from serious sexual abuse allegations to injuries. He represents children as well as parents in emotionally and medically challenging cases, often working at the intersection between family and criminal law. He is also a trained mediator and arbitrator.
"He is a delight to work with, always energetic and enthusiastic. He treats each case and client in a fresh way. Martin is always full of ideas and options but then breaks it down to an agreed way forward." "Martin is very approachable, with good client care skills. He is also responsive and helpful, with a breadth and depth of knowledge."

Family/Matrimonial

Park Square Barristers

firm
Location

6 Park Square

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 2LW

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Juniors

North Eastern (Bar)

Family: Children


Charlotte Worsley
Band 2
James Hargan
Band 2
Karen Lennon
Band 3
Martin Todd
Band 2