Areas of Expertise

Whether you are a solicitor, a surveyor or a member of the public, Staple Inn’s team of barristers can assist you should you require representation or advice.

Family Law

With a broad range of experience in all areas of childcare and family law, our Family Team prides itself on a ‘hands on’ attitude and willingness to work closely with lay clients, instructing solicitors or legal departments to ensure smooth case progression and a comprehensive professional service.

We are regularly instructed in all aspects of private and public law and are renowned for our passionate, yet practical approach. Our team comprises practitioners at all levels of seniority, including judicial office holders.

Some members are trained in and accept Public Access work and instructions to act as collaborative counsel. Please see individual members’ profiles for further details.


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Robert Tresman
Year of Call : 1980
Area of Expertise : Family, Crime, Employment
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Alison Brooks
Year of Call : 1989
Area of Expertise : Family
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Andrea Brown
Year of Call : 1991
Area of Expertise : Crime, Family
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Sophie Panagiotopoulou
Year of Call : 1995
Area of Expertise : Immigration & Family
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Guy Fitzmaurice
Year of Call : 1999
Area of Expertise : Family, Crime
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Sarah Vakil
Year of Call : 2006
Area of Expertise : Family
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Stephanie Mendoros
Year of Call : 2008
Area of Expertise : Crime, Family
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Charlotte Brazier
Year of Call : 2009
Area of Expertise : Family, Housing, Property, Civil
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Nathan Scott
Year of Call : 2012
Area of Expertise : Family, Crime, Immigration, Civil
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Lucy Masoud
Year of Call : 2017
Area of Expertise : Family, Crime, Immigration