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Unity Street Chambers - Bristol: A leading set of Barristers serving the South West and beyond

Bristol_lawyers

5 Unity Street Chambers, Bristol BS1
0117 906 9789 / 0117 906 9799 (fax)
edward.counsell@unitystreetchambers.com

Year of call and Inn

1990 Inner Temple

Professional Details

Barrister in private practice dealing principally in family law in its widest aspect, embracing cases that have a family background such as inheritance claims, unmarried partners’ property disputes, wills and family trusts as well as the conventional areas of children and divorce cases and family injunctions.

In children cases, deals with private and public law cases, appearing for parents, guardians, local authorities and, on occasions, children in their own right. Approaches such work in a manner influenced by collaborative law principles.

Also deals with general common law, including boundaries and easements, professional negligence, some personal injury and general contract including sale of goods and supply of goods and services.
Practises mainly on the Western Circuit, but will travel to any Court.

Formal Education

1988-1989: Bar Finals ISCL, London
1987- 1988: BCL degree, Oxford University
1984- 1987: BA (Jurisprudence) Oxford University

Professional Memberships

Family Law Bar Association

Interests/Hobbies

All aspects of creative writing (published author) particularly poetry and radio drama, reading, film, music.