Rhys Taylor

Rhys Taylor Barrister, arbitrator and mediator
30 Park Place

Rhys Taylor is a barrister, arbitrator and mediator (CMC registered civil mediator) who practices out of 30 Park Place, Cardiff and The 36 Group, London. Rhys specialises in matrimonial finance and TOLATA claims (appearing for the successful defendant in the recent case of Dobson v Griffey [2018] EWHC 1117 (Ch)).

He has a particular interest in pensions on divorce. He is a co-author of Pensions on Divorce: A Practitioner’s Handbook (3rd edition, LexisNexis Family Law) and is a member of the Pension Advisory Group. He is also a co-editor of www.FamilyArbitrator.com.

Away from his usual practice, Rhys sits as a part-time tribunal chairman for the Residential Property Tribunal (Wales), dealing with long leasehold disputes. Rhys tweets at @rhystaylor32.

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The rise of private FDRs 30 JUL 2018

The rise of private FDRs

Sir James Munby’s parting shot.In his last

Litigation v arbitration (a wry warning for cohabitants) 27 NOV 2017

Litigation v arbitration (a wry warning for cohabitants)

This article was first published in the

Pensions on divorce: another witches' brew 17 JUN 2016

Pensions on divorce: another witches' brew

Another Witches’ Brew provides an up-to-date

Presenting financial remedy ‘needs’ cases 06 APR 2016

Presenting financial remedy ‘needs’ cases

Rhys Taylor reflects upon the conduct and

Family loans (again): What about a variable nuptial settlement? 15 MAR 2016

Family loans (again): What about a variable nuptial settlement?

Nuptial settlements for the purposes of s

Presenting financial remedy ‘needs’ cases after the Family Justice Council Report 07 OCT 2015

Presenting financial remedy ‘needs’ cases after the Family Justice Council Report

Rhys Taylor reflects upon the conduct and

Early Neutral Evaluation of cohabitation and Inheritance Act disputes 28 SEP 2015

Early Neutral Evaluation of cohabitation and Inheritance Act disputes

In Seals v Williams [2015] EWHC 1829 (Ch),

A day in the life of ... Rhys Taylor (Family finance barrister) 21 AUG 2015

A day in the life of ... Rhys Taylor (Family finance barrister)

What is your position and what you do on a

Bagum v Hafiz & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 801 27 JUL 2015

Bagum v Hafiz & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 801

Bagum v Hafiz is an important new case to add

Recurring misconceptions in TOLATA cases 22 JUN 2015

Recurring misconceptions in TOLATA cases

At a distance, cohabitation disputes

Pensions on divorce: equalisation of income or capital? 10 MAR 2015

Pensions on divorce: equalisation of income or capital?

In the Blue ‘equalisation of income in

Predicting the remedy in a proprietary estoppel claim: which route home? 24 FEB 2015

Predicting the remedy in a proprietary estoppel claim: which route home?

The Law Commission1 has observed that the

Family arbitration for 'DR dummies': An overview 25 NOV 2014

Family arbitration for 'DR dummies': An overview

This article was written in support of

A Proposed Draft Final TOLATA Order 18 SEP 2014

A Proposed Draft Final TOLATA Order

Just about every permutation of order in

Book review: Family law arbitration: A judicially recognised alternative to the family court 29 JUL 2014

Book review: Family law arbitration: A judicially recognised alternative to the family court

Family law arbitration: A judicially

A checklist for an IFLA family arbitration 25 JUL 2014

A checklist for an IFLA family arbitration

The co-editors of www.FamilyArbitrator.com

Arbitration of TOLATA disputes: Why would anyone now choose to litigate? 18 JUL 2014

Arbitration of TOLATA disputes: Why would anyone now choose to litigate?

The doubters as to the efficacy of IFLA

FamilyArbitrator Procedural Summary 13 JUN 2014

FamilyArbitrator Procedural Summary

Arbitration is a type of private dispute