Roger practises in all areas of Family Law. He appears in Wardship cases involving the abduction and attempted abduction of children and understands the importance of prompt and thorough action to put the necessary steps in place to prevent the removal of a child. Roger appears in the Court of Protection. He has been instructed in matters involving properties in Spain, Italy, Iran and Cyprus together with contentious Probate and Inheritance Act cases.
Roger has appeared in numerous divorce proceedings in the UK which involve representing clients from Asia, the Middle East and the European Union. He has experience of enforcing Financial and Child Arrangement Orders in foreign jurisdictions. He also accepts instructions from the British Virgin Islands, South Africa and the United States of America.
Roger Birch has a multi-disciplinary practice which combines chancery and commercial, family law and clinical negligence. He is able to draw upon his knowledge from his varied practice to provide comprehensive solutions to those cases which cross the boundaries, such as surrogacy and fertility, complex financial remedies and mental and physical abuse.
Roger has extensive advocacy and advisory experience and regularly provides lectures and seminars in his areas of expertise.