Timothy Bowe

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Public Law Children

Timothy is an experienced advocate who has a strong reputation built upon representing clients in complex family law work.  He frequently appears in exceptionally serious public law cases and is regularly led by senior counsel in the Family Division.

Timothy is a knowledgeable advocate who has broad experience in representing local authorities, family members, children and young persons in challenging a family law work.  Timothy’s cases often feature multi-agency involvement by the police/CPS/NHS Trusts.  Timothy has also acted as lead counsel in an inquiry for a public authority covering care work and employment law.

Timothy has an established reputation for detailed preparation and forensic case analysis. He has a relaxed, reassuring style that enables him to put clients at ease.

Public law

Timothy has a wealth of experience in acting in all types of public family law work.  He has a particular interest in cases involving:

  • Fabricated/Induced illness (FII)/poisoning
  • Brussels II
  • Non-accidental injury
  • Serious sexual harm
  • Human rights/jurisdictional issues
  • The giving of evidence of vulnerable individuals
  • Surrogacy



MA History (Cantab)

CPE/Diploma in Law (City University)

BVC (Inns of Court School of Law)

Major Scholar (Inner Temple)


Family Law Recorder (Northern Circuit) 2018


Family Law Bar Association


Legal 500 2021: “Thoughtful, analytical and well-organised, he is skilful in his advocacy.”

Legal 500 2019: “His charming court manner and understated advocacy style makes him a very appealing advocate.”

Legal 500 2018: “Recommended for cases involving non-accidental injuries and sexual abuse.”

Legal 500 2017: “His advice is always on-point.”

Legal 500 2016: “He has a keen intelligence, excellent attention to detail and is an eloquent advocate.”

Legal 500 2015: “Erudite and intelligent in equal measure.”

Legal 500 2011: “Superb”

Legal 500: “Timothy Bowe was described as a promising junior in care proceedings.”

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