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Sam Wysocki

Family, Criminal and Civil Barrister
  • Year of Call
  • 2020

Sam joined Walnut House as a pupil under the supervision of Hugh Cornford in 2020 and was made a tenant at Walnut House in October 2021. Developing a general common law practice with an emphasis on family and crime and a particular interest in family law. Prior to training as a barrister Sam worked as a family paralegal with a regional solicitor.

Family Law


Sam accepts instructions in all areas of family law. He has experience in matters involving domestic violence, experts, and international relocation. His dual practice of crime and family enables him to bring a fresh perspective when these areas overlap. He has received instructions in care proceedings, including acting for the Guardian.

Criminal Law


Sam is a Level 1 CPS prosecutor and accepts instructions to prosecute and defend. Sam is authorised to appear, and has appeared, in the Youth Court.

Civil Law


Sam accepts instructions in civil law. He regularly represents the police in matters within the magistrates’ civil jurisdiction including sexual risk orders, anti-social behaviour orders, and dog control orders. He accepts instructions from both the police and the respondents in these matters.

Sam covers all courts in the South West.

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