Barrister & Mediator

Sociey is not equal. We use the law to level the field. Using fearless advocacy and professionalism, One Pump Court provides access to justice for the vulnerable and disadvantaged and fights poverty, abuse, neglect and discrimination.

We are about social solidarity. We help the disadvantaged by providing our expert services in advice, advocacy and dispute resolution. We help our clients and each other by grouping together in a democratic collective, without a Head of Chambers, sharing our decisions and our burdens. We reflect our purpose by seeking equality for all and diversity amongst ourselves. We maximise our impact by aiming for high quality, efficient services, delivered in an accessible way.

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A barrister is a specialist in advocacy and the law. I have been a barrister for 34 years, representing clients in all venues, from tribunals to the Supreme Court. I advise in writing, in conference, by phone and e-mail and draft court and other legal documents on instruction from a solicitor.


I specialise in housing, property, public and administrative law, human rights, community care and landlord and tenant. If you need to know more about my services, please contact my clerks at One Pump Court

Direct Access

You can now access barristers directly rather than going through a solicitor.


I am available to provide all the usual barrister’s services of advice, legal document drafting and court representation, subject to agreement on what needs to be done.


If you are interested in instructing me directly, please use the link below to contact my clerks.


A mediator helps parties reach a mutually acceptable settlement of a dispute as a cheaper, quicker and often more effective alternative to litigation.


Agreeing an outcome rather than having it imposed normally leaves those involved feeling they have achieved something better. I have been a mediator for 17 years, dealing mostly with property disputes.


I am available to advise on setting up and conducting a mediation and can come to a venue of your choosing.

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