Clerking team

Gail Whelan

Assistant Senior & Family Clerk

David Harrald

Family Clerk

Elisa Clement

Family Clerk

Cerys predominantly practises family law.

Cerys has an active interest in the development of family law and regularly attends conferences and seminars.

Cerys is accredited to receive instructions directly from members of the public through the Public Access Scheme.

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Cerys studied law at the University of Liverpool. She graduated with a First Class Honours degree in 2007 and was awarded the University of Liverpool “Edwards Abrahams Doherty Prize”. Cerys subsequently received a Scholarship from the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn and went on to complete the Bar Vocational Course in 2008.

Children (Public and Private law)

Cerys’ experience includes all aspects of the law relating to children in both public law and private law proceedings. She regularly represents Local Authorities, parents, extended family members and children’s guardians.

Cerys is also instructed in regard to injunction proceedings and Public Interest Immunity matters.


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