Lisa Barraclough

Lisa Barraclough
Called: 1999
Qualifications: LLB (Hons)

Contact and Clerk


Clerk: Gareth Latchem


Lisa completed her pupillage and practiced in crime, civil and family at South Western Chambers in Taunton. In 2003 Lisa moved to Colleton Chambers and she has specialised in family work since 2005.

Family Law

Lisa accepts instructions in legally aided and privately funded cases.

Lisa regularly appears in the magistrates’ court, county and High court.

Lisa acts on behalf of Local Authorities, Guardians, parents other relatives and independent children in public law proceedings.

Lisa represents Fathers, Mothers and other parties in private law applications.

Lisa is often instructed in fact finding hearings involving issues of mental health, sexual abuse, physical abuse and injury.

Notable Cases

Torquay county court -February 2013, W and W and H
Defending male partner of Father against sexual abuse allegations 6 days.

Plymouth county court- April 2013,PCC v T and L
Representing Father in sexual abuse finding of fact hearing 6 days.

Plymouth county court -PCC and M and B, July 2013
For maternal aunt seeking residence in adoption proceedings 7 days.

Exeter county court -DCC and R and H, October 2013
5 day hearing representing mother in physical and sexual abuse fact finding 5 days.

Public Access

Lisa accepts instructions from members of the public subject to the matter meeting the requirements of the Bar Council.  If you wish to instruct Lisa please telephone the clerks on 01392 274898.



1999 Lincoln’s Inn

Professional Memberships

Western circuit and Family Law Bar association


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