Christopher Felstead appointed to sit as a Recorder

04 MAY 2012

Christopher Felstead appointed to sit as a Recorder

Christopher Felstead has been appointed to sit as a Recorder in family cases (Public and Private Law) in Wales.

An experienced barrister, Christopher Felstead specialises in family law. As a member of the Family Law Bar Association,he has a specific focus on heavy ancillary relief; particularly family businesses, farming and trusts. His experience includes numerous multi-million pound settlements and cases involving complex valuations. Christopher also handles care work with recent cases including non-accidental head injuries and sexual abuse.

Christopher is a member of the family law team at 9 Park Place Chambers which is led by Paul Hopkins Q.C.

Mr Hopkins Q.C says: “Our family team includes members with extensive experience in all areas of matrimonial, cohabitee and civil partnership disputes, including forensic examination of family and related business interests in ancillary relief matters, in which we are regularly instructed in high-value cases. We also handle every aspect of public law children work representing parents, local authorities and guardians, as well as dealing with all private law children disputes. Members of the team accept instructions direct from lay clients in suitable cases under the Bar Council's Public Access Scheme.”

“A number of our members are recommended by Chambers UK and the Legal 500, and are recognised throughout the UK for their work.  Christopher's appointment is a great achievement and we wish him well."