Daniel Nother (1994)


Daniel was called to the Bar in 1994 and has been a member of College Chambers since 1996. He appears regularly in the Family Court, undertaking all aspects of Children Act work and family finances. He acts for parents, local authorities and Guardians in public law matters and has extensive experience of cases involving non-accidental injury and sexual abuse. He appears regularly in child arrangements matters (residence and contact) and in cases with an international element. He appears in the Court of Protection including in cases under Mental Capacity Act 2005 s.21A featuring a challenge to residence and care arrangements; in such cases he regularly appears for the protected person, for local authorities, for family members and for other interested individuals. He has a wider interest in private and social care arrangements for elderly and vulnerable people. He heads of the Court of Protection team in Chambers. He has a strong interest in alternative dispute resolution. He is qualified arbitrator for private law children disputes and is a qualified civil mediator. He accepts work directly from the public under the Bar direct access scheme. In 2019 he was appointed as a deputy district judge.


  • (1992) BA (Hons) in Jurisprudence from Pembroke College, Oxford
  • (1993) Member of the Inner Temple since 1993
  • (2008) Civil mediator since 2008


• South West Court of Protection Practitioner Association
• Family Law Bar Association
• Wessex Family Law Bar Association
• Chartered Institute of Arbitrators