Rhys Taylor specialises in money and property disputes following family relationship breakdown.
In the field of financial remedies, he has a noted and sought after specialism dealing with pensions on divorce. He is very well versed with cohabitant disputes or disputes involving third party rights in financial remedy cases. Rhys also has extensive experience dealing with complex assets, businesses and trust structures.
Rhys is both an IFLA arbitrator and a mediator. He also offers Early Neutral Evaluation (private FDRs) for both TOLATA and financial remedy disputes. Rhys also sits as a Recorder.
Rhys is a member of the Family Procedure Rule Committee. He has recently joined the editorial team of the Family Court Practice/Red Book as a contributor. He is also the editor of the Financial Remedies Journal (Class). He is a co-author of the third edition of “Pensions on Divorce: A Practitioner’s Handbook” (fourth edition due 2023) and a member of the Pension Advisory Group. Rhys lectures extensively on his areas of interest, including at the Judicial College on the subject of pensions on divorce.
- Financial remedies
- Schedule 1 to Children Act
- Private FDRs/ Early Neutral Evaluation
Appointments & Memberships
- Family Procedure Rule Committee
- FLBA (national committee)
- Pension Advisory Group
- Chancery Bar Association
- Bar Council ADR panel
Dobson v Griffey  EWHC 1117 (Ch)
Editor – Financial Remedies Journal
Pensions on Divorce: A Practitioner’s Handbook (3rd edition): Hay, Hess, Lockett and Taylor
The International Family Law Practice (6th edition), Injunctions chapter.
The Galbraith Tables: A New Chapter for Pension Offsetting on Divorce?  1 FRJ 26: Galbraith, Goodwin and Taylor.
The Family Solutions Initiative – a response to a system in crises  Fam Law 518: Barham, Kingerley and Taylor
Protecting the Pension Sharing Order  Fam Law 266 and 395: Horton, Taylor and Cobley
The Rise of Private FDRs  Fam Law 1092
Pensions on Divorce: Another Witches’ Brew  Fam Law 163
Recurring Misconceptions in TOLATA cases  Fam Law 911
Apples or Pears? Pension Offsetting on Divorce  Fam Law 1485: Taylor and Hilary Woodward)