R Hayhow

Robert Hayhow K.C.

Year of Call: 1997

Year of Silk: 2021


LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

Dip. L.P. University of Edinburgh

Special interests


Mr Hayhow has a wide range of experience in many areas of civil law.

He is particularly highly regarded in the field of family law where he has many years experience in all areas (including adoption, permanency orders, child law, international child abduction, and financial claims arising from cohabitation). He has significant expertise in advising and appearing in cases related to financial provision on divorce. He has been highly ranked in the Chambers UK Guide to the Bar for more than a decade.

He “manages to be both “incredibly thorough and a very tough negotiator”, whilst also being “extremely personable and an advocate who clients really warm to”.”
(Chambers UK 2013)

"He is meticulous in his preparation, reads everything thoroughly, gives excellent advice and is very straight-talking." "He is excellent in court, very resilient and assured. A great guy to have in your corner."
(Chambers UK 2014)