Mr Charles Hale KC

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6th Floor St Martin's Court, 10 Paternoster Row, London,


Joint Head of Chambers of 4pb, the largest family law Chambers in the UK. A leading family KC with expertise in all aspects of matrimonial finance and international, private law family work. Regularly instructed in international family disputes, and has provided expert opinions in foreign divorce matters. Reputation for dealing with the most complex cases involving financial disputes and trusts, also cases arising out of same sex/alternative families disputes. One of the few recognised leading family UK barristers in both matrimonial finance and children work, Charles is often instructed to represent high profile clients in all issues arising out of their separation. Appointed to the International Committee of the Bar of England and Wales (2022). Regularly lectures including internationally. Shortlisted Family QC (now KC) of the Year 2019 and 2022, Legal 500. Writes and lectures on family justice and family law. Author of four chapters of the leading English Family Law text, Rayden and Jackson on Relationship Breakdown, Finances and Children.

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Adoption, Appeals, Child Care/Public Law, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Child Support, Cohabitation, Collaborative Law, Divorce, Domestic Abuse/Violence/Protection Orders, Emergency Procedures/Injunctions, Enforcement: Child Custody, Enforcement: Child Support, Enforcement: Property Division, Enforcement: Spousal Support, Finance: Capital Provision, Finance: Property Issues, Finance: Taxation, Finance: Trusts, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Mediation, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Child Support, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Parentage/Paternity, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Same Sex Partnerships, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony, Surrogacy

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