Anthony Finch

Call - 2006 Joined Chambers - 2024
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Anthony undertakes all aspects of Family work.

He accepts instructions in cases involving both children and also applications for family financial provision.

In Public Law children matters, his particular interest lies in complex cases of a serious nature, including child death, allegations of serious physical injury, sexual abuse and factitious illness.

In the Private Law children field, he conducts cases involving disputed Child Arrangements Orders, and also children that have been exposed to alienating behaviours. He regularly appears for Guardians appointed pursuant to Rule 16.4 FPR 2010.

Anthony undertakes the full range of financial cases including TOLATA, Schedule 1 and Inheritance Act claims. He is regularly involved in cases involving expert evidence, complicated business issues, farms and third party interests. He is instructed in high-net-worth cases.

Anthony is a skilled inquest advocate. He has experience of appearing in inquests before juries, and is instructed often in matters involving child deaths, deaths in care homes and hospital deaths.

He has quickly developed a strong following; is adept at putting lay clients at ease; and getting to the crux of their issues.


LL.B. (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University


Member of the Midland Circuit

Member of the Midland Circuit Social Mobility Committee

Reported Cases

Derbyshire County Council v Shannon Marsden & Ors [2023] EWHC 1892 (Fam)

Re X & Y [2021] EWFC 33

Re P (Notice of care proceedings to father without parental responsibility) [2019] EWFC 13

Re D (A Child: Parental Alienation)  [2018] EWFC B64

Re A, B, C, D and E (Children: Placement Orders: Separating Siblings) [2018] EWFC B11

Re CD (Notice of care proceedings to father without parental responsibility) [2017] 4 WLR 110, [2017] EWFC 34

Re A, B, C, D and E (Children: Care Plans) [2017] EWFC B56


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