Alexander Chandler KC
Published: 13/01/2022 10:58
Alexander Chandler KC is a barrister specialising in financial remedies and TLATA at 1 King’s Bench Walk in London. He sits as a Recorder, Arbitrator and private FDR judge, posts blogs at familybrief.org, and tweets @familybrief.
How Private FDRs Can Be Improved
As family lawyers, we are good at some things; less so at others. Our strong suit is thinking creatively and holistically in finding a solution to any given case. We are comfortable with the concept of discretion; or at least we become so after a few years' experience of how the courts actually deal with financial remedy claims.
- Private FDR
Have We Been Getting It Wrong for the Past 75 Years? Privacy, Secrecy and the Financial Remedies Court
The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley starts with one of the most celebrated opening lines in literature:‘The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.’Historically, the same could be said of the Family Division, where a husband or…
- Publicity and Confidentiality
Interview with Lord Sumption
Lord Sumption interviewed by Alexander Chandler QC.
BT v CU  EWFC 87: Barder, Thwaite, Drafting Lump Sums and Anonymisation
Sometimes in law, as in life, things do not turn out expectedly.BT v CU was intended to be a test case for whether COVID was capable of being a Barder event. H’s argument was that the pandemic was ‘unforeseen and unforeseeable’, outside…
- Setting Aside Orders (Including Barder Applications)