Client Testimonials

‘Professional and friendly counsel who are knowledgeable and always willing to accommodate even at very short notice. Clerks very responsive and helpful. Counsel are good with vulnerable parents and very approachable.’  Denise Herman, Partner, Blaser Mills Law 

‘4 Brick Court are the go to family chambers especially for child law. They have a wealth of experience and knowledge as well as good young talent. Their barristers are approachable and sensitive to the needs of parents and other vulnerable clients. The clerks team lead by Clive Barrett are professional while remaining friendly and helpful. The clerks’ team and barristers are always willing to assist at short notice.’ Claire Fitzgerald, Senior Partner, Barrett & Thomson Solicitors       

I have been using 4 Brick Court for many years and always remain very impressed by them. Their clerking is second to none; and the range of their barrister’s skills and experience is extensive. I would have no hesitation in commending this set to anyone involved in family law.Nicholas Rodriguez, Partner, Clifton Ingram LLP     

‘4 Brick Court has been one of my preferred Chambers for Childcare matters for over 20 years. The set is exceptional with the barristers being highly professional and knowledgeable and importantly showing an understanding of and empathy with a diverse range of vulnerable clients. The Senior Clerk Clive Barrett and his team are professional and efficient particularly around billing and importantly will bend over backwards to help with nothing ever being too much trouble. In short a first class family Chambers.’ Peter Harris, Senior Partner, Harris Temperley LLP

“Incredibly knowledgeable, experienced and supportive, Ian Griffin is go to Counsel for complex child care cases.  Ian goes over and above to ensure that cases are well prepared for court and is always a pleasure to work with”. Lisa Phelps, Solicitor, South London Legal Partnership

 ‘4 Brick Court was recommended to me by a colleague after I was let down by another chambers with less than two hours before a hearing listed at 10am. Clive Barrett, the senior clerk, was amazing and quickly arranged representation. My client was really impressed and the hearing went well. My firm now regularly instructs 4BC. I have been really impressed by the consistently high standard of representation but more importantly, so have my clients!’  Emma Kirkaldie-Clay, Principal of Bellwether Solicitors 

‘I have instructed specialist childcare counsel at 4 Brick Court for a number of years. I find that both the counsel and the clerks are attuned to this area of work, and I would recommend the Chambers without hesitation to other childcare lawyers.’ Seona Myerscough, Partner, Gardner Leader Solicitors

Ian Griffin is our go to counsel for particularly challenging child care cases, where Ian’s gravitas, charm and experience, sets the tone in inter-party discussions, and ensures we have a safe pair of hands in the court room.’ Rashad Yaqoob, Senior Lawyer, London Borough of Hillingdon

‘Having been a children’s lawyer for over 25 years, Judith Pepper is one of the stand out barristers I have instructed. She is always on top of the issues. Her attention to detail and forensic approach to the evidence is impressive. Her client care skills are exemplary and she shows compassion where it is needed. Judith is a highly effective advocate who puts her case across with great skill.’ Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Partner, IBB Solicitors

‘Having instructed Ian Griffin in child care cases for twenty years or so, I can testify to his thorough and forthright approach. He is calm and reassuring with clients to whom he gives clear and unambiguous advice; and he is articulate and persuasive with judges.’ Maurice Guyer, Partner, Vickers & Co Solicitors