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Areas of Practice


  • Family

  • Public Access




  • Family

  • Housing



Edward Palmer

LLB (Hons). LLM (Distinction). Dip.P.G.L.S

Called 2000 

Barrister & Mediator

Lincoln's Inn 

Deputy Head of Chambers

Accredited Mediator (FMCA)

Qualified for Direct Child Consultation


As a Barrister Edward specialises in Family Law. Edward is registered with the Bar Council to undertake Public Access work.

Edward completed pupillage at Regent Chambers in 2001 and has remained in practice at Regent Chambers ever since.


As a Mediator Edward specialises in family disputes, including cohabitation issues, landlord & tenant matters, including neighbour disputes and general every-day civil matters.

​As a Barrister:


 Private law proceedings

  • Child Arrangements Disputes (formerly Contact & Residence)

  • Specific Issue / Prohibited Steps

  • Enforcement

  • Complex cases involving multiple Parties, expert evidence, jurisdictional issues, risk assessments and involvement of a Children's Guardian

Public law proceedings

  • Care, Supervision & Placement

  • Special Guardianship

  • Complex cases involving significant expert evidence, neglect and sexual abuse

 Financial provision


  • Financial Remedy Application (formerly Ancillary Relief)

  • Financial Provision for Children (Schedule 1)



  • Domestic Violence (Non-molestation & Occupation orders).

  • Enforcement



Edward is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn and the Family Law Bar Association. He is a Director of Staffordshire Mediation Limited.

Edward holds a Dual Practising Certificate with the General Council of the Bar to practice as either a self-employed barrister under Edward James Palmer or as an employed barrister for Edward James Palmer Limited. Unless otherwise agreed with the client, Edward acts as an employed barrister under Edward James Palmer Limited.

For more information, please contact the clerks at Regent Chambers.

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