Fenella Cooil

Barrister: Fenella Cooil

Year of Call: 2010

To get in touch with Fenella or for more information please contact clerk Joseph Bernard using the details below:

+44(0)20 7405 0001


Fenella advises and appears in all types financial remedy matters as well as s.37 applications, TOLATA and schedule 1 proceedings. Fenella has recently delivered a number of lectures to solicitors on Pensions in Financial Remedy Applications.

Fenella has represented parties in the High Court in child abductions and location cases as well as on recognition proceedings under Brussels II Revised.

Fenella is instructed by Local Authorities and Parents in all aspects of care law. She is regularly instructed on EPOs, contested ICOs, fact finding and final hearings. Fenella has experience in cases concerning chronic neglect, physical and sexual abuse and drug and alcohol issues.

Fenella also regularly represents parties in Child Arrangement Order applications from FHDRA to final hearing. Fenella has also dealt with a number of internal and international relocation cases. As well as representing parents, Fenella has experience of representing grandparents and siblings.


  • RB v GB [2013] EWHC 414 Fam: High Court appeal against recognisance of a Romanian Order under Brussels II Revised Convention.

Appointments & Memberships

  • FLBA

Education & Qualifications

  • BVC (Outstanding)
  • LLB (Hons)