Melissa Barlow joins Circuit Bench

21st September 2020

3PB are delighted to announce that one of its 70-strong specialist family barristers, Melissa Barlow, has been appointed to the Circuit Bench.  Her Honour Judge Barlow will sit in the Bristol CJC, hearing Family cases.

Called to the bar in 1991, Melissa was appointed as Recorder in 2016, authorised to hear Family Law cases on the Western Circuit. With over 20 years’ experience in family law, Melissa had a wide ranging family practice encompassing all aspects of public and private children law.

Melissa is one of 3PB's senior family law barristers, and Chambers wishes her well with her new appointment and the next chapter of her career.

Formal confirmation of her appointment from the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary can be read here.