3PB recruits family barrister Mark Lyne for its 70-strong family team

Family barrister Mark Lyne has joined national chambers 3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) from Five Paper. Mark, who was head of the Family Law team at the set’s near-neighbours in Temple, has over 25 years experience specialising in family law. Mark, who already has a strong practice in London, South East and South West England, will divide his time between 3PB’s Bristol and London offices.

Mark is instructed in all aspects of family work including divorce, nullity, public and private law children cases, financial remedy cases, Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 cases, international relocation and jurisdiction cases, matrimonial fraud, child support (for and against CMEC).
He also has extensive experience in family-related insolvency law, cases involving undue influence/enforcement of legal charges and co-habitation trust law.

Mark’s recent notable cases include arguing that the White v White principles should not automatically apply to second marriage cases, dealing with one of the very first Presumption of Death Act 2013 cases, acting for a father preventing relocation of a child to South Africa, and applying the new provisions on enforcement against properties under the Child Support legislation, along with a substantial number of medium to high value financial remedy cases.

3PB’s Head of Family Law Vanessa Meachin QC said: “We are very excited to have recruited Mark to 3PB. He is an exceptionally able advocate whose clients speak very highly of him. He is a great addition to our large team.”

Full details on Mark Lyne including his detailed CV can be found here.