Roger is undoubtedly one of the North Eastern Circuit’s most experienced and highly regarded family law specialists. Practicing exclusively in family work, he is particularly renowned for his expertise in mid and high value financial remedy cases and private law children matters, including both internal and international relocation. Roger also has considerable experience of appellate work, especially in the Court of Appeal.
Roger joined Broadway House Chambers from Zenith Chambers in January 2020.
He has been involved in over 30 reported cases and has presented many seminars/webinars on various aspects of both financial remedy and children law.
Over many years Roger has been highly commended in successive editions of legal publications such as ‘Chambers and Partners’, and ‘The Legal 500’.
Within Chambers and Partners, Roger is ranked as Band 1 Counsel where he is recognised to be:
‘An authority in family law, who is particularly adept at handling complicated financial remedy proceedings. He also undertakes private law children work and has experience of appellate advocacy, notably in the Court of Appeal’ (Chambers and Partners 2020)
‘A fearless advocate. I’ve seen him determined to get a point across when odds are against him, and his paperwork is excellent’ (Chambers and Partners, 2020)
‘He can deal with the most challenging and difficult cases’ (Chambers and Partners, 2020)
“He is an excellent advocate and has the ear of the court because his approach is pragmatic and commercial.” “He is proactive in setting expectations and he’s not a last-minute person. He’s very responsive and very good at what he does.” “His lay client-handling skills are second to none.” (Chambers and Partners, 2021)
Roger is also ranked as Top Tier Counsel in the Legal 500 where he is recognised as:
‘the consummate advocate who is more than willing to roll his sleeves up should the case require it. He is a pragmatist at heart and clients value his commerciality. He will fight for what is right for a client’ (Legal 500, 2021)