Gregory Rogers

Call - 1992
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Private Law Children

Private law applications require a particular skill set, often emotions and ill feeling are running so high that the real issues are lost. Stripping through emotion to identify what is genuinely in the children’s interests is essential, but often forgotten.  Greg endeavours to inject some common sense, to focus on the real issues and achieve outcomes which genuinely benefit the children’s welfare.

Good representation involves identifying the issues, applying the law, providing sensible advice no matter how unpalatable, and eloquent representation both in negotiations and in Court; that is Greg’s approach.

Notable cases

RE H (A child) (Interim Care Order) [2002] EWCA Civ 1932, AllER (D) 183

RE R (A child) [2006} EWCA Civ 1748 – at first instance

RE T (Children: Placement Order) [2008] EWCA Civ 248, 1 FLR 1721, All ER (D) 279

SMBC v PR (SR Intervening) (Care Proceedings: Children’s Evidence) (No.1) [2012] 1 FLR 842, 2011 Fam Law 1332

SMBC v PR (SR Intervening) (Care Proceedings: Children’s Evidence) (No.2) [2012] 1 FLR 852, 2011 Fam Law 1332

Qualifications

BA (Hons)

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association

Recommendations

Chambers & Partners 2019: “Clever and measured.” “A calm and confident advocate.”

Legal 500 2018: “Regularly acts in public law children cases.”

Chambers & Partners 2018: “A superb barrister whose legal knowledge is brilliant. He gets to the core of the issue and fights for his clients in court.” “He is a great matrimonial finance lawyer and is very good on the child law side.”

Chambers & Partners 2017: “Excellent advocate, very diplomatic and good with clients. A well-respected barrister in court.”

Chambers & Partners 2016: “He is standout and an absolutely class act. He is really well prepared and focuses on the issues without getting bogged down in the details.” “He is a very good advocate; he has a very appealing style in court and is good at cross-examining.”

Further Information

Greg joined Chambers in 1993.  He is the Deputy Head of Chambers.

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