Hugh Travers

Hugh is a specialist advocate who advises on all aspects of family law including the financial aspects of divorce, and both private and public law children matters. His work includes cases with an international aspect. Hugh's financial work includes cases with a wide range of assets including business entities and trusts. He regularly deals with residence, contact and care proceedings concerning children. His cases cover a wide range of factual bases including the most serious allegations of physical, sexual or emotional abuse.

Hugh's Court of Appeal practice has covered issues as diverse as the application of section 91(14) of the Children Act 1989, to the factual basis upon which a finding of sexual abuse may be made against a child.

He maintains a discrete practice in the areas of contract and employment law. He advises both companies and individuals on contractual matters. In employment law his experience covers a wide range of issues including unfair dismissal and discrimination cases.

Practice areas


  • Member of the Bar of Northern Ireland
  • Chairman of Industrial Tribunals (Fee Paid) and the Fair Employment Tribunal of Northern Ireland


  • MSc (Construction Law and Arbitration)
  • MA. (Cantab)

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