KBG Chambers Family Team have been recommended as a Tier 2 set in the recent 2024 edition of the Legal 500.
Family Children and domestic violence Recommendations
Daniel Swan – Tier 2 - ‘Daniel is a highly competent childcare barrister, his advocacy and client care skills are excellent.'
William Higginson – Tier 2 - ‘Bill is easy to work with, amenable and approachable. He is a good and knowledgeable advocate who is calm and able to focus on the key points quickly. He is also able to establish a good rapport with clients and other professionals.'
Charlotte Ash – Tier 2 - Charlotte is confident, knowledgeable and practical. She is also able to establish a rapport with both clients and professionals.'
Samuel Castlehouse - Samuel is a thorough and skilled advocate. His attention to detail is second-to-none and he has a unique ability to be able to put clients at ease in the court room. He offers sound advice to clients and is clearly an expert in his field.’
Jade Corden - Jade is a safe pair of hands in the most sensitive and difficult cases. She remains mindful of the emotional aspect of a case and provides the right level of patience and empathy. She is an excellent advocate, who is knowledgeable, incredibly prepared, and has a fine eye for detail. She is also a divergent thinker and able to find creative solutions for her clients.'
Divorce and Financial Remedy Recomendations
Jonathon Bosanko – Tier 1 - Jon is a solid advocate and the best financial remedy counsel in Cornwall. He is brilliant with clients and always a pleasure to deal with.'
KBG Chambers, with facilities in Plymouth, Truro and Exeter, hosts ‘a wide range of experienced childcare barristers’ that operate across the South West. William Higginson, who leads the team, is ‘calm and logical even in the most difficult of situations’ - he regularly acts on instructions from children's guardians. Samuel Castlehouse’s ‘advocacy never fails to impress’, which he employs on behalf of local authorities, parents, and children in final hearings and fact-findings of varying length and complexity.
'Excellent service - 6 is always on the end of a telephone – similarly Yvonne Simmons and Emily Veitch are reliable and extremely personable and always are able to know what the requirements are and do their best to accommodate.’
‘The clerks are brilliantly organised – Colin Palmer runs a tight shop and Yvonne Simmons is one of the most approachable, down to earth, helpful people around.’‘The set has a strong family team that has members of varying calls.’
‘KBG offers a wide range of experience childcare barristers.’
‘KBG has a number of very good barristers in the family category. The availability of counsel is good and they provide very helpful local training.