Will Tyler QC

Will is a leading family law Silk who specialises in cases involving children, appearing throughout the country in the highest profile and most complicated cases. He practises from 36 Family, part of The 36 Group, of which he is a Joint Head of Chambers, and which is based in the heart of Gray’s Inn, London.

Will’s practice encompasses all manner of disputes involving children and the appropriate care to be given to them. He has appeared in too many reported cases to mention.

Will is an experienced arbitrator. He is available to undertake the full range of arbitrations involving children, as Arbitrator or advocate, and can be contacted via his clerks at clerks@36family.co.uk.

Will also sits part-time as judge hearing cases involving children in his capacity as a Deputy High Court Judge, a Recorder (part-time Circuit Judge) in the Family Court and as a Judge in the Isle of Man (Deemster and High Bailiff).

Will is ranked as a Leading Children Law Silk in the leading legal directories, from which recent descriptions of him include:

‘Deals with challenging, difficult and sensitive areas of the law and does it with real charm and sensitivity. He’s an effective and understated advocate who gives the clients real confidence.’ – Chambers & Partners 2020

‘Is renowned for his intellectual rigour and straightforward manner with clients.’ – Legal 500 2020

‘William is in the premier league of barristers – he’s clever, sharp, engaging, incredibly effective and always very focused on the goal.’ – Chambers & Partners, 2019

‘A polished advocate and performer who instils confidence in his clients.’ – Chambers & Partners, 2019

‘An exemplary and driven children silk whose presentation, drafting and advocacy is highly regarded.’ – Legal 500, 2018

‘A mesmerising and enchanting advocate who is wholly and resolutely committed to protecting the interests of his clients. He has an extraordinary ability to listen to clients and consider the points of views of others before providing any advice, and is very sound in his judgement.’ – Chambers & Partners, 2018