Barry McAlinden

Call: 1993

Barry McAlinden is a family law specialist. He deals with a range of cases concerning children in the public and private law jurisdictions. These include:

He appears regularly in cases concerning the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court, cases with an international element and cases of serious harm, but also appears in all tiers of the Family Court.

Barry is a qualified Direct Access barrister and is able to accept instructions from members of the public within his specialist areas.

He is joint head of chambers’ family law group.

If you would like more information about Barry’s practice, please contact his clerks or call +44 (0)20 7405 6114.

Advocate 25 for 25 pro bono hours


Areas of expertise

Children law

Barry has extensive experience of representing clients in cases involving:

Notable cases:

Financial provision

Barry deals with claims under:

Notable cases:


Family Law Bar Association



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