Fiona Farquhar

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BSc (Hons) Soton
Year of call and Inn: 
2002; Inner Temple
Professional Membership: 
Western Circuit; FLBA; ELA
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Fiona Farquhar practises in child law. She is also a qualified mediator.


"She is extremely skilled counsel, highly respected for her attention to detail and preparation. She is a fearless advocate who is calm and authoritative and is clearly respected by the judiciary and her opponents."
Chambers and Partners 2022

"Fiona's advice is firm and clear, and she is excellent with both professional and lay clients."
Legal 500 2022

"Fiona is very user friendly with excellent attention to detail. Her advocacy skills are impressive and she has an ability to assimilate information quickly. I would be happy to brief her in any case including the most complicated fact finding. she is well respected by her peers and an all round excellent barrister."
Legal 500 2021

"Recommended for public and private children law cases."
Legal 500 2019

"Very experienced in children law matters."
Legal 500 2017

"She specialises in children law cases."
Legal 500 2016

Experienced in all types of children proceedings, including complex fact-finding cases.”
Legal 500 2015

“Specialises in children law, practising in both the public and private arenas for a broad client base. She is often instructed on cases with medical aspects, including sexual abuse, non-accidental injuries and fabricated illness.”
Chambers and Partners 2015

“Specialises in both public and private law children matters.”
Legal 500 2014

“Acclaimed as a sensible and strong barrister with an impressive expertise in family law. She is praised for her advocacy skills and approachability. She focuses her practice on children matters. Fiona has a sharp legal mind and is quickly able to grasp the salient points of a case, delivering quality advice to the client in a language that they can understand.”
Chambers and Partners 2013

“Fiona Farquhar is extremely organised and always exceptionally well prepared”
Legal 500 2012

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