Samuel joined Chambers as a tenant in 2018, he is a popular junior and is developing a very busy and growing practice which is currently split evenly between broad civil work, private child and financial remedy cases.
Samuel is regularly instructed by solicitors and local authorities in multi-track claims in the county courts and the High Court on a range of areas including property litigation, injunctive relief and personal injury claims. He also has dealt with a number of detailed costs assessments
Samuel is a very popular junior who has developed a busy practice covering a wide range of civil disputes, private child and financial remedy cases.
The Legal 500 recommends Samuel as a rising star in child law (public and private), stating that ‘Samuel is a fearless and impressive advocate in court. He is unafraid to give robust advice and is empathic with clients, with whom he quickly builds rapport.’
Samuel is regularly instructed by solicitors and local authorities in complex claims in the County Courts and the High Court in matters ranging from property disputes, injunction applications and personal injury claims. He has also appeared before the SCCO and acted in Judicial Review proceedings.
Samuel has a busy paperwork practice and is regularly instructed to advise on civil and family matters or to draft pleadings.
Samuel has a varied family practice and has experience dealing with Children Act proceedings involving complex facts and serious allegations of domestic abuse. He has particular expertise in parental alienation proceedings and is regularly instructed in such cases. He recently obtained an order for an interim change of residence and a suspension of contact in a case involving parental alienation.
Samuel also appears in financial remedy proceedings, including cases with international or cross-jurisdictional element.
He is able to provide advice at all stages of a case, from pre-action through to trial, the assessment of costs and enforcement.