Ben Woolstencroft

Call: 2022

Ben Woolstencroft joined Harcourt as a pupil in October 2023 and is developing a practice across the full spectrum of Chambers’ expertise. His pupillage is supervised by Suzanne Syme, Daniel Sheridan, Rob George and Mehvish Chaudhry.

Prior to joining Harcourt, Ben worked at the Court of Appeal of England and Wales as the judicial assistant to Lady Justice King and Lord Justice Moylan. During his time there, he gained experience in a variety of areas of family law including public and private children, matrimonial finance and international child abduction. He worked on significant family cases such as Re AG (A Child) [2022] EWCA Civ 1505 and Re A (Parental Responsibility) [2023] EWCA Civ 689.

Ben originally studied Classics at the University of Cambridge before converting to law. During his legal studies, he gave supervised advice to clients on family issues for the City Legal Advice Clinic and delivered a seminar on the law of relocation to an audience of current and aspiring family law barristers.

To instruct Ben or for more information…

Call: 020 7353 6961

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