1 Garden Court is delighted to announce that Elizabeth Hartnett, Steven Ashworth and Sophie Prolingheuer are joining chambers.

Elizabeth was called in 2005 and is an established Family Finance specialist who represents clients in applications for Financial Remedies on divorce, Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 and TOLATA claims. Elizabeth is also regularly instructed on Private Law Children cases.

Steven was called in 2006 and his practice encompasses all areas of a children law, with a particular focus on complex public law proceedings and private law cases.

Sophie was called in 2006 and also specialises in all aspects of public and private children law. She has a particular interest in the representation of the vulnerable in complex children proceedings.

Elizabeth, Steven and Sophie who were all formerly members of 5 Pump Court are each qualified to accept instructions on a direct access basis.

Charles Geekie QC, Joint Head of Chambers, said ’ We are delighted that our Family Finance and Children teams are to be further strengthened by the arrival of Elizabeth, Steven and Sophie. They join us at an exciting time as we prepare for our move to 10 Lincoln’s Inn Fields.’

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