Alex Scott-Phillips

Called in 1995

Areas of Practice
Crime, Employment & Discrimination, Family, Personal Injury, Prison law, Direct Public Access Barristers, Child Abduction, Immigration

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Practice Profile

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Education

Educated at Rugby School and Durham University, Alexander was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1995.

 

Practice Profile

 

Alexander has twenty years experience with a common law practice specialising in family law.

 

He has extensive knowledge to deal with difficult public law and private law matters. His practice covers all venues of the family court and although predominately working in London, takes him to courts all over the country.

 

His relaxed and reassuring manner allow Alexander to quickly establish a good rapport with his clients who are rapidly reassured as to his ability to represent them from the outset.

 

Family Public Law

 

Alexander appears in all aspects of child care work concentrating in the representation of the parents regarding their children or other interested members of their families.

He represents  clients from the instigation of proceedings to their conclusion and has great experience of :-

-Non accidental injuries

-Sexual abuse

-Fictitious or induced illness

-Neglect

-Mental health issues.

 

Family Private Law

 

Again Alexander acts for parents and their extended families in all aspects of private law including:- -Child Arrangement Orders regarding with whom the children should live and when and how they are able to see both parents

-jurisdictional and cultural issues affecting the children

-specific issue applications - for example where the children should go to school, applications to change their names or specific holiday periods.

-leave to remove from this jurisdiction to another country,

-international child abduction involving countries involved with The Hague Convention and those

who are not

-Appeals of court decisions

-Injunctive proceedings including non molestation orders

-Occupation Orders regarding where the parties live.

-Prohibitive Steps Orders, forbidding the other side from doing certain things.

 

Other areas of work

 

Alexander also represents parents appearing at the FDAC ( family drug and alcohol court )

 

He advises and acts in all aspects of Ancillary  Relief and related enforcement proceedings and claims brought under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

 

Employment Tribunal work representing employees at all stages of proceedings and immigration matters are also undertaken by Alexander.

Alexander is qualified to accept instructions under the Direct Public Access to Barristers Scheme

  

What clients say


"I would not hesitate to use Mr Scott-Phillips again in the future or to recommend him to others. He handled this public law case with aplomb "

Sian Bannon - Milton Keynes Family Law Group.


"Dear Mr Phillips,

I would like to say a big thank you for representing me and doing such a splendid job.

I appreciate the work you carried out helped me to stay on top of the case and kept me and my little boy safe"

Direct Public Access Client


 

Memberships

 

Family Law Bar Association

Contact

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EC4Y 7AP

T 020 7353 2532

F 020 7353 5321

E clerks@5pumpcourt.com

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