David specialises in both public and private areas of Family Law. He came to the Bar after a successful career in local government.

If you would like any further information regarding David Fowler’s practice, please contact his clerks or call +44 (0)20 7405 6114

Children & family

David acts and advises in all areas of:

Private law including contact, residence, leave to remove and related committal proceedings.

Special guardianship applications

Public law care and adoption proceedings in which he has acted for local authorities, parents and guardians.

Injunctions and domestic violence applications under the Family Law Act 1996, including occupation orders and transfers of tenancy, and related committal proceedings.


  • BA (Durham, 1980)
  • Bar Vocational Course: Outstanding
  • Buchanan Prize (Lincoln’s Inn, 2004)
  • Erskine Chambers Prize, 2004
  • Matrix Chambers Prize, 2004

Professional memberships

  • FLBA

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