Cerys Sayer

Barrister

“Cerys is extremely thorough, knowledgeable and efficient in dealing with Family cases. Cerys always “gives it her all “which has resulted in some extremely positive outcomes for my clients. I have no hesitation in instructing Cerys, as she is always professional and conscientious in her work.”

Cerys is a Family law specialist, who also accepts instruction in Criminal and Civil cases. Cerys benefits from accepting instructions in these three practice areas and her forensic approach, means she is adept at dealing with serious and complex cases.

Having qualified as a solicitor in 2010 and a solicitor Advocate in 2015, Cerys is experienced across both sides of the profession and understands how important it is to engage, advise and support lay and professional clients throughout the legal process.

Child Arrangements

Cerys has expertise in cases that involve parental alienation, coercive control, domestic abuse and vulnerable parties. Consequently, Cerys delivers training in these areas to other legal professionals.

Financial Remedy

Cerys is instructed in Financial Remedy matters concerning the division of marital assets.

Public Law

Cerys regularly represents parents and children via their Guardians. Cerys has experience in dealing with cases that involve, serious and non-accidental injury, chronic neglect, sexual abuse, substance abuse and mental health.

Crime

Cerys has conducted cases across the wide spectrum of Criminal law. Notably, Cerys is instructed on County Lines and Modern Slavery cases.
Cerys has an aptitude for representing young clients and those with Mental Health and Personality Disorders. Cerys has also completed specialist Youth Justice advocacy training and has previously volunteered at Just for Kids Law.

Civil

Cerys expertise across a broad range of Civil law and is instructed in the following areas;

  • Planning and environmental.
  • Contentious Probate.
  • Licensing

Achievements, appointments and memberships

  • CPS Advocate Panel Member: Level 2
  • Higher Rights of Audience 2015
  • Legal Practice Course: College of Law, Guildford 2007
  • Law with French LLB (Hons) 2:1 Aberystwyth and Rennes University 2004
  • Member of Howard League for Penal Reform
  • Member of the Family Law Bar Association
  • Member of the Criminal Bar Association
  • Member of the Honourable Middle Temple

Year of Call: 2019

Core Practice Areas:
Family, Private Law, Financial Remedy, Care Proceedings, Crime, Civil, Planning, Contentious Probate, Licensing