Barrister

Tim Potter

Tim Potter

Call 2005

tim.potter@4bc.co.uk

020 7832 3200

Expertise

Tim’s practice involves him representing clients in both private and public law family proceedings concerning children. He acts on behalf of parents, guardians and local authorities in public law proceedings. His work includes the representation of clients involved in care proceedings, cases involving overlapping immigration and family law issues, injunctions, and private law child arrangement matters.


Before joining Four Brick Court, Tim worked as a volunteer for Refugee Action assisting in advice & advocacy for refugees and families seeking asylum. He has previously undertaken pro bono work for the Bristol University Innocence Project and has acted in cases for Bail for Immigration Detainees.

Tim has conducted advocacy training for the National Probation Service and on Four Brick Court’s “Advocacy in Child Care Public Law Proceedings” course.

In 2003 and 2004, Tim worked as an election observer for an NGO based in El Salvador. In 2013, he was part of a team organised by the Bar Human Rights Committee that drafted an amicus curiae brief for the Colombian prisoner David Ravelo (Read More)

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Education

University:
University of Birmingham, Law (LLB) (2000)

Post Grad:
University of Bristol, Public Law (LLM) (2002)

Law School:
University of the West of England (2005)

Memberships

FLBA
ILPA (Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association)
Young Legal Aid Lawyers
Bar Human Rights Committee
Lincoln’s Inn

Languages

Portuguese (Fluent)
Spanish (Advanced)