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BARRISTERS

GARY PEAKE - SQUATTER

Gary Peake - Squatter

Called to the Bar:  2008

Gary Peake undertook pupillage in a top civil law set in Trinibad & Tobago. After being offered tenancy, he worked there for a time before returning back to the UK.

He cross qualified as a solicitor, eventually gaining HCA qualification.  

He transferred to the Bar in 2018. 

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

FAMILY

Private law children - at all stages, from first appearance through to final hearing, including interim contested and finding of fact hearings, in the Family Proceedings', County Courts. 

Gary has represented parents, grandparents and children and has been involved in cases concerning, for example, sexual abuse, serious domestic violence and removal from the jurisdiction.

Public law children / Care Law - representation of parents and Local Authorities in the Family Proceedings', County and High Courts in cases concerning, for example, physical and sexual abuse, and abduction.

Ancillary relief - representation of husbands, wives and interveners at every stage of proceedings, in the County and High Courts. Experience in dealing with foreign law applications. 

Injunctive relief under the Family Law Act.

Quasi-family matters including TLATA applications, civil proceedings for the return of dowries, applications under the Protection from Harassment Act and defending CSA prosecutions.

CIVIL LAW

Personal Injury - acts for Claimants and Defendants and has extensive trial experience with regard to both liability and quantum particularly in the areas of employers' liability, occupiers' liability, highways and road traffic accidents (including credit hire and fraudulent claims)

Stage Three Hearings 

Small Claims, Fast Track and Multi Track hearings. 

Property Law;

Town and Village Green Public Enquiries 

Possession Hearings (Rent arrears, s21, Trespassers, Forfeiture, Mortgages, Orders etc)

Setting aside Possession Orders

Money claims for rent

CRIMINAL LAW

Considerable experience of criminal law in both the Magistrates and Crown Court. 

PUBLIC LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS  - Privy Council / High Court

 

aSSOCIATIONS

 

interests

He is a semi-professional actor and singer (RSC, Edinburgh Fringe, Rep Theatre/Musicals). He also enjoys sailing.

 

 

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