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Douglas Allen

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Called: 1995


Doug is an experienced family law specialist.
He read history at Birmingham University, graduating with First Class Honours.

Doug was a Lincoln’s Inn Thomas More and Hardwicke Scholar and an Inner Temple Pegasus Scholar.
Until 2002 Doug practiced mainly in the criminal law field, prosecuting and defending, in all types of cases at all levels.


Doug is absolutely committed to providing a thorough and professional service to his lay and professional clients.


Doug is qualified to accept instructions under the Bar Council Public Access to Barristers Scheme.



Doug practices exclusively in Family Law undertaking work in all areas but with a particular emphasis on:


Family Finance: ancillary relief and child provision, often in cases where complexities arise due to the nature and value of the assets and income or because of an international aspect;

Private Law Children Proceedings: advising and acting in all areas, particularly intractable and sensitive cases or those with an international aspect;


Public Law Proceedings: extensive experience at all stages of care and adoption proceedings acting on behalf of children, local authorities, parents and other family members.



Family Law Bar Association, Resolution.