Family Law

Family Law Barristers in SwanseaPendragon Chambers’ Family Team covers all areas of Family Law and has a considerable depth of experience from the most senior Call to a pool of young talent. Our Barristers act for Local Authorities, Guardians, parents, grandparents and other private individuals from all walks of life. Members undertake both privately and publicly funded work and appear regularly in a wide range of tribunals from the Magistrates’ Court to the High Court throughout Wales, the Midlands and South-West of England. The Family Team prides itself on being approachable and accessible and are happy to provide advice at any stage. We understand the importance of continuity of representation and our dedicated Clerks endeavour to provide this. Areas of expertise include:
  • Care Proceedings
  • Residence Disputes
  • Contact Applications
  • Ancillary Relief
  • Adoption
  • Abduction including international abductions
  • Committals and enforcement proceedings
  • Domestic Violence and Harassment
  • Emergency Applications and Injunctions
  • Injunctions
  • Section 37 and Freezing Orders
  • Parental Responsibility
  • Prohibited Steps Orders
  • Specific Issue Orders
  • Cohabitee Disputes
The vast majority of our Family Team accept instructions on a Direct Access basis. If you require any further information or assistance, please contact Chambers and our Clerks will always be willing to help.
  • Swansea Barrister

    Sara Rudman

    Sara Rudman LL.B (Hons) (Exon) Barrister at Law Called 1992(Inner Temple) DOB: 30th September 1969 Educated at Risca Comprehensive, full 6th form scholarship to Monmouth School for Girls, Law Degree at Exeter University and BVC at Inns of Court School of Law, London. Called to …

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    Lynne Morgan

    Lynne Morgan Barrister at Law Called 1984 Profile Lynne Morgan is a very experienced and much respected Family practitioner, well known for her advocacy and expert knowledge. Lynne Morgan’s personality enables her to readily engage with parties in a calm and empathetic manner. Lynne was …

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  • Veronica Newman

    Veronica Newman

    Veronica Newman Called 1984 Veronica Newman became a barrister in 1984. After training in London Chambers, she practised in Manchester covering a broad range of civil claims. After private practice at the Bar she worked for two firms of solicitors, first in Manchester and then …

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    Jonathan Hill

    Jonathan Hill LL.B (Hons) Barrister at Law Called 1997 (Middle Temple) Originally from the Midlands Jonathan joined Pendragon Chambers in November 2009, having completed pupillage and gained tenancy in the London Area. Jonathan moved to South Wales following his marriage to a local solicitor. Prior …

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  • Swansea Barrister

    David Johns

    David T. Johns LL.B (Hons)(Wales)  Barrister at Law Called 2012 (Gray’s Inn) David joined Pendragon in 2012 after transferring to the Bar. David was a practicing solicitor for over twenty five years. During that time David has acted in a broad range of litigation from …

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  • Bethan Bromley

    Bethan Bromley

    Bethan Bromley LLB, 2019 Inner Temple Prior to undertaking a career as a Barrister Bethan ran a small company for close to a decade which gave her a wealth of experience in managing difficult situations, forward planning and project management. In addition to this Bethan …

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  • Carrie Mason

    Carrie Mason (Formerly Sykes)

    Carrie Mason (Formerly Sykes) BSc(Hons), PGDip(law) BVC. Barrister at Law Called 2004 (Gray’s Inn) In recent years Carrie has built a very busy practice in family work, notably Children’s Act matters. Carrie deals with both public and private law matters. She acts for local authorities, …

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  • Alexander Kinsey

    Alexander Gwilym Kinsey

    Alexander Gwilym Kinsey B.A. Hons, G.D.L., BPTC Called 2012 (Middle Temple) Alex commenced a reduced mixed Family and Civil pupillage with Pendragon Chambers in September 2023 under the supervision of Veronica Newman. This mentorship opportunity will allow him to refine his skills and knowledge further, …

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    Tamara Collins

    Tamara Collins Tamara Collins embarked on her journey in the legal profession with a strong foundation in education. She studied Law at Swansea University, where her passion for justice and advocacy took root. Her commitment to excellence led her to pursue the Bar Training Course …

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