Robin Lewis

Call: 1991

Introduction

Robin is a specialist in financial remedy proceedings and Children Act matters relating to residence and contact.

Robin is highly thought of, both for the quality of his advocacy in Court, including in cross examination, and for his ability to give very practical advice at every stage of the proceedings. While Robin always represents his clients very robustly in court, he nevertheless does his best to help his clients resolve matters sensibly whenever possible. Robin takes very seriously his responsibility to give practical, realistic advice, and will always explore with clients ways to resolve issues with a view to minimising cost and conflict. His instructing solicitors describe him as being very approachable, easy to get on with and very skilled at putting his clients at ease.  He is recognised as having a very accessible, common-sense approach.  He has a proven ability to deal with high conflict issues in a calm, professional manner whilst devoting considerable energy to his individual client’s case. His long experience proves extremely useful when giving advice as to likely outcomes.

Robin is happy to provide advice in writing and in conference.

Robin has represented individuals from an array of different backgrounds, including members of the legal profession, doctors, police officers, business owners, “internet brides” and professional footballers. He has extensive experience of dealing with clients who require an interpreter, and those with extensive and serious criminal convictions.

Robin was educated at Ysgol Friars, Bangor, and at Queens’ College, Cambridge. He was called to the Bar in 1991. He completed his pupillage No. 1 Serjeant’s Inn, London, before moving to Birmingham in 1992. He has practiced exclusively in Family Law since 1998.

Qualifications and Appointments:

MA (Cantab)

Memberships:

Family Law Bar Association


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