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1 Garden Court

Description of chambers

1 Garden Court is a leading and highly-regarded set in the family law field. All 66 of our members are family specialists working within practice teams which include family finance, international and private child law, care and adoption and child abduction. Chambers has a record of expanding the range of work undertaken; for example being the first chambers to establish a mediation service now complemented by collaborative law, and in developing a specialist team practising in the Court of Protection.

We have a strong and caring ethos and commitment to our clients, coupled with a genuine desire to achieve the best possible results. Our positive, down-to-earth and forward thinking culture is the foundation for all our operations, 1GC barristers and staff always seek to exceed client expectations and have a reputation of success in this regard.

“I have used 1GC for many years for the expertise of its members in Family Law”

“Generally an excellent Chambers that I recommend to clients and colleagues”

“I find counsel generally some of the most approachable and client friendly at the Family Bar."

“I have found the senior clerks to be first rate”

1 Garden Court Client Survey

Our role is not only to secure the best possible outcome, but to minimise the distress of the litigation process. We therefore maintain a strong focus on effective communication and working in partnership with clients, never losing sight of the fact that we are dealing with real lives.  We make it easy to contact us, our calls and emails are answered directly by experienced clerks who are well placed to assist with all enquires.


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