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Francis Cassidy

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Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email francis.cassidy@42br.com

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Accreditations

  • “Francis is a determined and hardworking advocate who puts lay and professional clients at their ease”

Professional memberships

  • FLBA

Selected cases

  • H (Abuse: Oral Evidence), Re Court of Appeal (Civil Division), 11 May 2011 [2011] EWCA Civ 741; [2012] 1 F.L.R. 186; [2011] Fam. Law 1201
  • L (Children) (Fact-Finding: Appeal), Re Court of Appeal (Civil Division), 10 May 2011 [2011] EWCA Civ 525; [2011] 2 F.C.R. 247

Education

  • 1987-1990 London School of Economics LLB 2:1
  • 1990-1991 Post Graduate Diploma in Employment Law, University of Orebro, Sweden
  • 1993-1994 Bar Finals, Inns of Court School of Law
  • 1994-1996 MPhil, Comparative Law Industrial Compensation, University of Manchester

Other information

  • Francis is a retired rugby and football player who would love to spend more time watching sport if only his children would let him.
  • He has started a cycle club in South London which gets him and other middle aged Dads out into the countryside once a month.
  • Francis’s favourite holiday destinations are Liverpool, Ireland, Italy and Barbados.

Employment History

  • 1996-1999 Full Time Tribunal Advocate, Merseyside Independent Disability Advisory Service.
  • 1999-2000 Silverbeck Rymer Solicitors, lead worker mineworker’s compensation scheme.

Career at the Bar

  • 2000-2009 4 Brick Court Chambers
  • 2009-date 42 Bedford Row Chambers

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