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Areas of Practice:

  • Family
  • Personal Injury and other civil
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Direct Access

Education:


• Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding – The University of Law
• Graduate Diploma in Law, Commendation – The University of Law
• BA (Hons) Politics, Upper Second Class – The University of York
• Harmsworth Scholarship – Middle Temple
• Advocacy Scholarship – The University of Law
• Certificate of Honour – Middle Temple
• Civil Advocacy Prize – The University of Law


Experience:


Samuel joined Chambers in October 2018 following the successful completion of his pupillage. He has developed a busy practice in all areas of family law and regularly deals with personal injury claims, including claims involving credit hire.


Family:


Samuel accepts instructions in all areas of family law.


He frequently acts in a broad spectrum of family finance proceedings, including matrimonial finance, Schedule 1 applications, transfers of tenancy and applications for interim relief. He also accepts instructions to advise and act in cohabitation claims, including TOLATA cases and proceedings under the Married Women’s Property Act.


He also frequently acts in private law children cases, regularly accepting instructions in applications for Child Arrangement Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders and Specific Issue Orders. Samuel has particular experience in private law fact-finding hearings, including those concerning alleged sexual abuse and domestic violence.


He is also regularly instructed in applications for non-molestation orders and occupation orders.

He frequently receives instructions in public law children cases, acting on behalf of Local Authorities, parents, Guardians, and other family members.


Personal injury and other civil:


Samuel receives instructions in all aspects of personal injury litigation appearing for both claimants and defendants in trials and hearings including CCMCs, Stage 3 oral hearings and infant approval hearings . He often acts in claims arising out of road traffic accidents, as well as those arising in other contexts, such as employers liability, occupiers liability and Highways Act claims. He accepts instructions to provide written advices and to settle pleadings and schedules of losses.


He regularly receives instructions with claims involving credit hire and acts for claimants and defendants in contractual disputes.


Landlord & Tenant:


Samuel has a particular interest in advising and providing representation in residential landlord and tenant proceedings and he has experience in mortgage disputes.


Direct access:


Samuel is a registered public access practitioner.


Memberships:

  • PILBA - Personal Injury Bar Association
  • FLBA - Family Law Bar Association

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