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  • Family

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Rachael Goodall

Rachael Goodall

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Rachael Goodall is recognised for her expertise by the Chambers & Partners UK Bar Directory 2017.

Family/Matrimonial - Western (Bar) - Band 3

Primarily works on financial remedy and TOLATA disputes, especially those arising from relationship breakdown. She is also able to advise on private children matters.
Strengths: "A great all-rounder, whose manner with clients is commendable as she is sensitive yet strong. Her advice is top class." "Offers excellent knowledge of matrimonial financial law and proceedings, thorough and prompt preparation, superior attention to detail, and great empathy with clients in difficult circumstances."

Chambers & Partners UK Bar Directory 2016.

Family/Matrimonial - Western (Bar) - Band 2


Handles the financial aspects of family law and has a focus on TOLATA lawsuits. She is also proficient in dealing with arrangement orders and removal from jurisdiction disputes.


Recent work: Acted for a husband in a financial remedies dispute. The case concerned child maintenance issues.

Chambers & Partners UK Bar Directory 2015.

Family Law/Matrimonial – Western Bar

Rachael Goodall handles a variety of cases within family law, with noted expertise in financial resolutions following the breakdown of a relationship. She has considerable experience in dealing with multifaceted cases involving concealed assets and third party claimants. She is also noted for her work in private children law issues involving domestic violence allegations and international relocations.

Chambers and Partners UK Bar Directory 2014.

Family/Matrimonial – Western Bar

Rachael Goodall of 3PB Barristers is highly praised for her preparation, advocacy style and lovely manner with clients. She specialises in financial proceedings after relationship breakdown and the related children matters.
Expertise: “She is always very clear with her advice and very knowledgeable. She is also extremely efficient and friendly with clients.”
Recent work: Recently involved in a number of financial disputes, incorporating complications such as pension implications, and numerous child contact cases.

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Rachael Goodall is recommended by the Legal 500 Bar Directory 2016 for her expertise in the Regional Bar - Western Circuit.
Family and children law – Leading juniors
Rachael Goodall - She has superb manner with clients and a detailed knowledge of papers.


Rachael Goodall is recommended by the Legal 500 Bar Directory 2015 for her expertise in the Regional Bar - Western Circuit.
Family and children law – Leading juniors
Rachael Goodall - She provides pragmatic and sensible advice in a sensitive manner

Rachael Goodall is recommended by the Legal 500 UK Directory 2013/14 for her expertise in the Western Circuit for her Family expertise at the Bar. "3PB’s Rachael Goodall is ‘highly competent and well prepared’."


Family

Rachael practises exclusively in the field of family law with a particular emphasis on cases involving financial remedies on divorce or dissolution.  She also undertakes private law children cases.

In applications for financial remedies orders, Rachael is regularly instructed in complex and high net worth cases involving the structure and valuation of companies; the concealment of assets; inherited wealth; non-matrimonial property; trusts; intervening third party interests; applications for variation and enforcement.  She is well versed in claims brought by cohabitees and co-owners under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and the often interrelated applications for financial provision for children under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.

In private law children matters, Rachael is experienced in applications for child arrangements orders and also advises and represents parents in relocation cases, whether inside or outside of the jurisdiction.

Rachael is a pupil supervisor and a Western Circuit advocacy trainer.  She has been a guest speaker at a number of Resolution training events and regularly delivers seminars with other members of the Family Team.

Rachael lives on the outskirts of the New Forest and is married with two young children.

See also

Practice Groups

  • Family

Expertise

Areas of Expertise

  • Family

Specialisms

News

September 17 2015:

3PB’s expertise recognised by bumper rankings in Legal 500 Bar Directory 2015 ...read more


October 30 2013:

3PB achieves a record number of rankings in Chambers and Partners Directory 2013 ...read more


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Academic Qualifications

BA (Hons) Law and Politics

Professional Bodies

  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Western Circuit