Paul Hollow has over thirty years experience in family law. He is known primarily for his work on financial cases but he also has a wealth of experience in private law children work, including Hague Convention cases, and also in public law. He also practices in the area of personal injury and is often called on to advise on the treatment of personal injury damages in matrimonial finance cases.
Areas of practice
- Financial Disputes: all aspects of financial relief on divorce including in particular the treatment of personal injury damages awards but also financial disputes arising under the Trusts of Land Act involving unmarried couples
- Private law children disputes: Child Arrangement Plans (formerly residence and contact disputes); permanent removal applications; internal relocation cases; Hague Convention cases.
- Public law: acting for parents and other family members, representing local authorities and guardians.
Paul is happy to accept instructions from members of the public in family disputes as well as taking traditional referrals from solicitors in all of the above areas. Paul has been a Deputy District Judge in the County Court for 15 years and regularly hears financial disputes as well as private law children cases. He brings that experience to his cases in addition to his long experience at the Bar. He is committed to access to justice and volunteers as a Director of the Eastern Legal Support Trust and as a Trustee of the Cambridge Family Mediation Service.
What others say
"He is incredibly intelligent, and has fantastic client-care skills": The Legal 500 2015
"Paul Hollow gives practical advice that is not couched in defensive language": The Legal 500 2013