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Family Affairs is the FLBA's tri-annual magazine, which aims to keep members up to date with events around the country and important developments in family law and procedure. Available to members.

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National Committee


Elected Members


Cyrus Larizadeh QC   Chairman


Hannah Markham QC  Vice-Chairman  


Charlotte Hartley       Secretary


James Roberts QC        Treasurer


Mark Twomey QC   


Joy Brereton             


Naomi Madderson


Mani Basi  (Under 7 years’ call)


Thomas Harvey  (Under 7 years’ call)


Mehvish Chaudhry     (Joint Equality & Diversity Officer)      


Peter Newman


Victoria Wilson




Regional Representatives:


Jeremy Weston QC                West Midlands                          


Sarah Pope                             Bristol, BANES, N Som @ Gloucs


Katharine Bundell                    East Anglia                                


Nigel Page                              East Midlands                           


Richard Ager                          Kent & Sussex (Co-Chair)


Lynne McFadyen                    Kent & Sussex (Co-Chair)        


Jayne Pye                               Yorkshire


Corinne Iten                             Wessex                                  



Co-opted members (Automatic)


Mark Chaloner


Kate Spence


Jacqueline Thomas QC    (Bar Council)


Natasha Shotunde       (Bar Council)


Rhys Taylor


Lucy Reed


Zöe Saunders          (Bar Council Representative) 


Katy Rensten


Sam King QC           (Joint Equality & Diversity Officer)        


Leslie Samuels QC


Bibi Badejo


Melissa Elsworth       (Under 7 years’ call)                              






Kate Burnell QC                     Northwest (excl M’cr)                


Susan Grocott QC (Co-Chair) Manchester  


Justin Gray                              NorthEast


Neil Owen-Casey                    North Wales &Chester               


Ruth Henke QC                       South Wales East


Ruth Henke QC                       South Wales West


James Hayward (Co-Chair)  Devon & Cornwall


Sara Trumper (Co-Chair)  Devon & Cornwall



Current co-opted members


John Wilson QC    Editor Family Affairs


Richard Harrison QC  International Liaison


Siân Smith


James Holmes  


Sam Momtaz QC


Mavis Amonoo-Acquah (Family Justice Council Representative)


Greg Williams