Cathedral Chambers - Areas of Work

Cathedral Chambers is the only entirely specialist family law chambers in Wales. Our members are committed to providing the highest quality advocacy across the spectrum of family law.

Cathedral Chambers’ tenants are experienced in acting on behalf of a range of parties in public and private law work. Members of Cathedral Chambers are frequently instructed to act in serious and complex cases.

Please refer to individual barrister’s profiles for further information. In addition, our specialist clerking team is highly experienced and able to assist in selecting a barrister uniquely tailored to the requirements of each individual case.


Cathedral Chambers accepts work in the following areas:

  1. Public Law Children – across the spectrum from neglect to sexual abuse, serious NAI and child death;;

  2. Secure Accommodation Orders;

  3. Fabricated/Factitious Illness;

  4. Honour based cases;

  5. Female Genital Mutilation cases;

  6. Applications under section 8 of the Children Act 1989;

  7. Hague Convention and Brussels II;

  8. International adoption including countries not party to any Convention;

  9. Judicial Review of LA decisions;

  10. Non-molestation and Occupation orders;

  11. Matrimonial Finance;

  12. Trusts of Land Disputes;

  13. Sharia/Muslim Divorces;

  14. The Human Embryology & Fertilisation Act 2008;

  15. Applications under schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989;

  16. Civil Claims in relation to foster care and social services;

  17. Court of Protection;

  18. Inheritance;

  19. Education law;

  20. Immigration;

  21. CSA Claims.

Members of Cathedral Chambers are also available to provide lectures and seminars in each of these areas.

Please contact our senior clerk Miss Nicola Morgan at nmorgan@cathedralchambers.co.uk for more details.

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