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Deirdre Fottrell KC joins 4PB Chambers

Deirdre Fottrell KC joins 4PB Chambers


Leading family law set, 4PB, is thrilled to announce the immediate addition of Deirdre Fottrell KC to their chambers

A distinguished figure in children law, Deirdre is widely esteemed at the family bar and holds the additional role of Deputy High Court Judge.

With a primary focus on private law children work, Deirdre is particularly recognised for representing high net worth individuals. Her expertise extends to cases with international dimensions, including abduction, relocation, and adoption. She is a preeminent authority in surrogacy, assisted reproduction, and matters concerning legal parentage. Deirdre is also a seasoned appellate counsel, frequently appearing in the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, and the Privy Council. In addition to her private law practice, she is engaged in complex public law cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal.

Clients laud Deirdre for being "a considered advocate, whose submissions are both elegant and completely crushing." They appreciate her thorough examination of legal arguments, describing her as pragmatic and consistently seeking sensible solutions to benefit her clients.

Her stature in the legal profession is underscored by her ranking as a "Star Individual" in Chambers and Partners