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Practice Areas

All aspects of family law, including complex money cases, private law children cases and non-marital law. Many of his cases involve cross-jurisdictional and international trust elements.


Qualified in 1985, Partner at Dawson Cornwell since 1989. Reported cases: Hope v Krejci [2013] 1 FLR 182, Mittal and Mittal [2013] EWCA Civ 1255, Hope v Krejci and others [2012] EWHC 1780 (Fam), C v S (Divorce jurisdiction) [2010] EWHC 2676 (Fam), Re A (a minor) Abduction [1988] 1 FLR

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales, International Bar Association.


Author of Atkins Court Forms: Matrimonial Costs Section’ (Butterworths)


Born 1960, married, three children, lives London and Carmarthenshire. Patron of Llandovery RFC. Season ticket holder Club Wembley, Fulham and Yorkshire CCC.