Aelred qualified as a barrister in 1990 and has been in private practice ever since. He has always specialized in family law representing parents in disputes over their children. Many of the cases that he has appeared in have involved the most serious allegations of sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
Aelred is equally adept at and has extensive experience of dealing with the financial disputes that arise post divorce. He is frequently instructing in cases where a sound understanding of complexities around company accounts, pensions and business valuations is required Aelred is highly regarded for his sensitivity and client empathy which, combined with an eloquent and persuasive style of advocacy, is both appreciated and well suited to cases in the Family Court.