Court orders for maintenance are typically made to ensure that one of the divorcees’ financial needs are met. However, a recent court more…
Tom Powles Partner
After joining Barcan Woodward (now Barcan+Kirby) in 2011, Tom was appointed head of the Childcare + Domestic Abuse departments in October 2012. He became a Partner in April 2013 as well as head of the newly-formed Mediation practice.
Tom has been practicing family law since he qualified in 2003. Since then he had developed specialisms in multiple areas of family law, including childcare cases, where he represents children, parents and relatives, and also matters concerning domestic abuse. He regularly helps clients in separating their finances following the end of a relationship or marriage.
He is very willing to take on surrogacy queries and to assist LGBT clients with questions around adoption, donor conception and separation.
He is also a qualified family mediator, a member of the Family Mediators Association and manages the Barcan+Kirby Mediation practice.