29 Bedford Row Chambers

Nicholas Allen QC

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Practice Areas

Matrimonial finance, civil partnerships, co-habitation. Reported cases - MT v OT (No 2) [2018] EWHC 2003 (Fam); MT v OT (Schedule 1 Order) [2019] 1 FLR 93; Sharland v Sharland [2015] 2 FLR 1367; M v W (Application after New Zealand Financial Agreement) [2015] 1 FLR 465; Sharland v Sharland [2014] 2 FLR 89; SK v TK [2013] EWHC 834 (Fam); S v S (Non-Disclosure) [2013] 2 FLR 1598; Marinos v Marinos [2007] 2 FLR 108.

Career

Called to the Bar 1995. Admitted to the New York Bar 1998. Pupil Supervisor 2004. Trained as Collaborative Counsel 2009. Appointed Recorder (Family) in London and on the South Eastern Circuit 2015. Appointed Arbitrator 2016. Appointed Queen's Counsel 2018. Door Tenancy, St Ives Chambers, Birmingham 2018.

Professional Memberships

Committee member - Resolution Dispute Resolution Committee (2011- 2015); Committee member - Complaints Committee of the Bar Standards Board (2005-07); Committee member - Family Law Bar Association (2003-08); Member - American Bar Association; Trustee - FreeBar.

Personal

Education - Leeds Grammar School; Emmanuel College, Cambridge (MA, LLM); Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass, USA (Visiting Scholar 1995-96).