Ruth Armstrong

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Ruth is particularly adept at relating to and working with clients from all walks of life including those with a variety of challenging personal circumstances, chronic and acute mental health difficulties, issues surrounding capacity and those who struggle to communicate instructions and/or follow court proceedings.

She has dealt with cases involving the most serious domestic violence and sex complaints and has a wealth of experience cross-examining witnesses in a tenacious but sensitive manner.  She is also adept at scrutinising and advising upon forensic evidence and working with professionals from many disciplines.

She has accepted Family instructions since 2012 and has exclusively specialised in this area of practice in 2018

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  • Chambers - 25, March
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    Queen Square Chambers welcomes Emma Roberts

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    Posted by James Dowse

    The Family Team at Queen Square Chambers are delighted to announce that Emma Roberts has joined chambers following her call to the Bar on the 14th March 2019. Emma brings with her vast experience as a family solicitor including 13 years in private practice latterly at partner level. Whilst in private practice Emma was a … Continue reading Queen Square Chambers welcomes Emma Roberts

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  • Children Team - 25, September
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    Importance of early therapy raised again

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    Bristol’s Designated Family Judge HHJ Wildblood QC has once again raised the issue of obtaining early therapy in family cases. In a recent case, which the judge reported on BAILII and in which QSC’s Mark Williams was representing the mother, the learned judge highlighted something he raised three years ago when first appointed, saying, “how … Continue reading Importance of early therapy raised again

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  • Children Team - 31, July
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    Ryan Morgan Called to the Bar

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    Posted by Amy Wood

    We are delighted to announce Family pupil, Ryan Morgan was Called to the Bar on Friday 28th July and is now available to be instructed in all Family matters. Ryan transferred to the Bar in 2017 after qualifying as a solicitor in Bristol in 2014. He practiced in all areas of family and private client law … Continue reading Ryan Morgan Called to the Bar

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