Andrew Eaton Hart
Civil and Family Barrister
- Year of Call
Andrew regularly accepts instructions in various speciality disciplines. He has an interest and expertise in boundary disputes and other land-related claims, including disputes over rights of way, easements and Highway infringement. He is instructed in Housing cases, including claims for possession based on anti-social behaviour or nuisance.
He frequently represents clients at Mediation/ADR meetings in all the areas of work he covers.
He advises on Employment law and appear before the Employment Tribunal representing both employers and employees
He accepts instructions in all manner of cases for Claimants and Defendants. He has a particular interest in travel-related cases, including skiing and snowboarding accidents. Recent cases include appearing in Wagenaar v Weekend Travel & Serradj  EWCA Civ 1105 where the Court of Appeal set out important guidance on the interaction of the QOCS rules on Part 20 proceedings.
His practice is evenly shared between children cases and ancillary relief cases. He has represented parents and guardians in private law and care cases, together with domestic violence fact-finding and “parental alienation syndrome” contact cases. His ancillary relief practice includes cases involving business valuations, non-disclosure/dissipation of assets, and the interaction of ancillary relief with insolvency.
In addition he is instructed in Inheritance Act claims for both the estate and the claimant, and regularly advises and represent clients in Trust of Land Act and other claims between unmarried cohabitees.
Biographical and Other Information
- A member of the Family Law Bar Association and the Personal Injury Bar Association.
- He was appointed a Deputy District Judge in March 2011.
- Andrew is accredited to undertake public access work.
- Education: Exeter University; Inns of Court Law School.
Civil Law team members
Year Of Call : 1987
The main focus is in ancillary relief (financial remedies) for husbands, wives and children, especially where there are trust and/or business assets and farms. Mark cuts through volume of paper to the core and critical issues and is focussed and blunt with his clients and the Court alike.View Profile
Andrew Eaton Hart
Year Of Call : 1989
Andrew regularly accepts instructions in various speciality disciplines. He has an interest and expertise in boundary disputes and other land-related claims, including disputes over rights of way, easements and Highway firstname.lastname@example.org View Profile
Year Of Call : 1994
Hugh has extensive experience acting for Local Authorities, parents, grandparents, Guardians and proposed special guardians in care proceedings, including representing young and vulnerable parents, clients with learning difficulties and clients with chronic health email@example.com View Profile
Year Of Call : 2000
Lara has represented both Claimants and Defendants in a variety of matters over the last 18 years. She has also given numerous talks and seminars in civil litigation to CPD providers and assisted in writing civil litigation material for online CPD firstname.lastname@example.org View Profile
Year Of Call : 2004
Barry is an experienced junior, who defends serious criminal cases including violence, sexual offences, dishonesty and drugs. He also prosecutes and defends in regulatory & quasi-criminal email@example.com View Profile
Year Of Call : 2005
Emma is a civil practitioner who accepts instructions from Claimants and Defendants. Her personal injury work is wide-ranging and includes accidents at work, road traffic accidents and public liability firstname.lastname@example.org View Profile
Year Of Call : 2007
Louise has a diverse practice and represents both landlords and tenants, ensuring that she is familiar with the concerns and issues troubling both sides. She regularly deals with possession cases arising out of mortgage repossession claims and allegations of antisocial email@example.com View Profile
Year Of Call : 2010
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Year Of Call : 2011
Laura is a common law barrister with an established practice in civil and family. She is a personable and approachable advocate who prides herself on going the extra mile for her clients and offering sound, pragmatic legal advice. She has studied and worked internationally in France, Brussels, Luxembourg and New Zealand and is a Denning and Eastham Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.email@example.com View Profile
Year Of Call : 2013
Emmi is a mixed common law barrister with established practices in all aspects of family, crime and civil. Emmi joined Walnut House in September 2014 having successfully completed a twelve-month pupillage in chambers, and since then has continued to enjoy a busy mixed practice. Emmi prides herself on being a personable and persuasive advocate who is both thorough and robust in her firstname.lastname@example.org View Profile