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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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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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I last physically appeared in court on the 17th March 2020. I travelled 4 hours to spend a morning in court. I went on three trains and stayed overnight in advance. I was twitchy about doing this, but...
Sir James Munby’s parting shot.In his last interview for the Family Law Bar Association’s Family Affairs magazine, Sir James Munby ruminated that 'I should have liked to do more on the money front'....
This article was first published in the August 2017 issue of Family Law and is republished to mark Cohabitation Awareness Week The scene is set in a barristers’ chambers in the heart of legal London....
Another Witches’ Brew provides an up-to-date domestic review of the treatment of pensions on divorce in light of the recent 'pension freedom' changes, state pension changes and up-to-date...
Rhys Taylor reflects upon the conduct and presentation of a 'needs' case referred to in the  Family Justice Council 'Sorting out Finances on Divorce' Report.The ‘Sorting out Finances on Divorce’...
Nuptial settlements for the purposes of s 24(1)(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 have been said to be strange legal animals. A review of the case law reveals that they can crop up in all kinds of...
Rhys Taylor reflects upon the conduct and presentation of the ‘needs’ case referred to in the Family Justice Council/Roberts J Report So, it turns out that needs are as an elusive a concept...
In Seals v Williams [2015] EWHC 1829 (Ch), concerning an Inheritance Act dispute, Norris J noted, 'An attempt at mediation has largely stalled because of the differing perceptions of the issues and of...
What is your position and what you do on a day-to-day basis? I am a barrister. I specialise in disputes about family money and property on divorce, death and unmarried relationship...
Bagum v Hafiz is an important new case to add to the TOLATA library. In it the Court of Appeal, for the first time, deals with the question of the court's powers consequent upon an order for sale. It...
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