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.
As a "family law" barrister with significant experience of contested civil trials, he is well placed to assist family lawyers with substantive and procedural advice in either conducting or resolving disputes arising under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.
Rhys is both an IFLA appointed arbitrator and civil mediator. He also offers Early Neutral Evaluation (private FDRs) for both TOLATA and financial remedy disputes.
He was voted “Family Law Commentator of the Year” in the 2015 Jordans' Family Law Awards. He is a co-author of the third edition of “Pensions on Divorce: A Practitioner’s Handbook” (LexisNexis/Jordans) and a member of the Pension Advisory Group. Rhys lectures on his areas of interest, including at the Judicial College on the subject of pensions on divorce.
- Financial remedies
- Schedule 1 to Children Act
- ADR/Collaborative law
- Mediation / Early Neutral Evaluation
Appointments & Memberships
- Chancery Bar Association
- Agricultural Law Association
- Bar Council ADR panel
Dobson v Griffey  EWHC 1117 (Ch)
Pensions on Divorce: A Practitioner’s Handbook (LexisNexis) Hay, Hess, Lockett and Taylor (2018)
TOLATA procedural guide (Class), @eGlance
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 (with Hilary Woodward)