Tim Garbutt

Tim Garbutt

F.Inst.L.Ex, Chartered Legal Executive

Department: Family Law / Childcare Law

01642 244666

Tim trained at a Law Firm in Billingham in 2000 and joined Freers Solicitors in 2004. He qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Legal Executives (Cilex) in 2005, after obtaining specialist qualifications in Law of Tort, Law of Contract and Family Law. Tim was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute in 2006.

Tim has extensive experience and practices in all areas of family law, however his preference and therefore a significant focus has been in specialising in child care, both Private and Public proceedings, (those cases involving Social Services) and divorce finance. Tim also deals with international applications with regards to relocation of children.

Tim has over 14 years of experience successfully representing clients in cases throughout the family law spectrum, both in the Magistrates and County Courts and the Single Family Court. He also has experience of dealing with Hague Convention proceedings at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.