Chambers is committed to the principle and implementation of equal opportunities and to the promotion of pro bono and human rights work. Chambers encourages pro bono work.
Coram is a leading family law Chambers providing representation and advice to clients in London and across England and Wales.
Our members act in leading and landmark cases, and we continue to be at the forefront of practice in key areas of family law, including public and private law children cases, family finance, adoption, Court of Protection and international children work. We are “a centre of excellence”, going from “strength to strength” in our areas of expertise and are recognised as a set which “delivers results” (Legal 500, 2013-2014).
We are also recognised for a principled commitment to equality and diversity in recruitment.
Our experienced clerking and administration team are renowned for their dedication, attention to detail and reliability and ensure that professional and lay clients receive an efficient, friendly and bespoke service; our clerking team has been recognised as “the best Clerks at the Family Bar” (Chambers and Partners, 2014)”
Type of work undertaken
Family: All aspects of children and family law, including public and private child care law; adoption; abduction; financial relief for children; human rights; wardship; domestic violence; matrimonial and quasi-matrimonial finance and property; bankruptcy, pensions; wills and inheritance; divorce; judicial separation and nullity; cohabitation agreements and trusts; Court of Protection. Chambers also has a growing practice in genetics law.
Civil: Chambers has a thriving TOLATA practice. Some members undertake work in education, mental health, residential homes, care standards and community care. Pupillages are available for family law exclusively. Pupillage arrangements are monitored and reviewed on a three-month basis to ensure the provision of as broad an experience as possible in this field. We aim to provide a well-structured and varied pupillage in a friendly, informal environment. Pupils should expect to be in court on a regular basis during their second six months.
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