Karl Rowley KC read Philosophy and Theology at Oriel College, Oxford, followed by the Diploma in Law at Staffordshire University. He was called to the Bar in 1994 having received the Winston Churchill Pupillage Award from Middle Temple. He was appointed a Recorder in 2009 and took silk in 2013.
Karl’s practice covers public and private children cases, wardship, public authority work, and the Court of Protection.
Appointments and Memberships
Family Law Bar Association
Recorder (Family & Civil) – 2009
“A children law specialist who has a wealth of experience advising on private and public cases. His areas of expertise include international adoptions, radicalisation and child death.” Chambers UK
“Highly regarded on the children side.” Chambers UK
“A talented silk with a keen eye for the details in a case.” Legal 500
“A children law specialist who has a wealth of experience advising on private and public cases. His areas of expertise include international adoptions and child death.” Chambers UK
“I wouldn’t hesitate instructing him on children matters. For children, he is just out of this planet. He is so impressive.” Chambers UK
“He has a rigorous intellect.” Legal 500
“He finds unusual arguments and angles to cases and uses them very skilfully.” Chambers UK
“He displays exceptional attention to detail.” Legal 500