Charles Hyde QC

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Degree: 
LLB (Hons) Manchester
Year of call and Inn: 
1988; Middle Temple
Professional Membership: 
Western Circuit, FLBA; Family Procedure Rules Committee; Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML); Chartered Arbitrator; Member of the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (IFLA)
Appointments: 
QC 2006; Deputy High Court Judge (Family Division) 2011; Recorder 2005 (Family and Crime)
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Practice Overview: 

Charles Hyde is Head of Albion Chambers.

Having spent 20 years practising on the Western Circuit, Charles joined QEB in 2009. After a busy five years in London, he returned ‘home’ to practise at Albion Chambers in 2014. He remains a door tenant at QEB and retains his London connections.

Training:

Charles lectures extensively both nationally and internationally.

In spring 2013 he presented to the IAML Conference in Salzburg.

In 2010 he addressed a workshop at the European Parliament, which was considering the extent to which there might be scope for a unified European approach to Matrimonial Law.

 

He has provided many other local seminars, and has lectured for Jordans and Butterworths at their National events.

Recommendations:

"Head of chambers who has over 25 years' experience acting for clients in complex matrimonial finance disputes, and is also able to advise on private children cases. Known particularly for his pragmatism, he is described by more than one source as a class act. Expert in high net worth financial matters, well liked by clients, a very smooth operator."
Chambers and Partners

“He understands the most difficult scenarios and translates them into plain English for others.” “He prepares meticulously, is responsive to work with and has an excellent client manner.”
Chambers and Partners

“Combines exceptional advocacy with total approachability”.
Chambers and Partners

“Intellectually in a class of his own”
Chambers and Partners

Has an “enviable practice as a smooth operator in high-value money cases”
Chambers and Partners

“Wins over the court with his eloquence and detailed preparation”
Chambers and Partners

“Brilliant, inclusive and charming”
Legal 500

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