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Daniel Pitt

Called Called in 1995



About Daniel Pitt

Daniel Pitt joins Parklane Plowden from Fenners Chambers in Cambridge where he  practised exclusively in Family Law from 2000 and was head of the Family Team from 2010-2013. 

Daniel understands that Family Law cases are emotionally stressful and financially costly.  He safeguards his clients’ interests while adopting a sympathetic approach and searching for a solution.

Daniel is happy to see clients in conference before a hearing whether at his Chambers or at solicitors’ offices.


Personal Details

Education: BSc (Hons) University of Bath, CPE Anglia Ruskin University, Inns of Court School of Law.
Professional Associations: Daniel was called to the Bar in 1995 and is a member of Inner Temple. He is a member of the Family Law Bar Association and was Secretary of the East Anglian Family Law Bar Association 2013-2016. He qualified to accept Direct Access instructions in 2013.

Specialist Practice Areas



“I thank you both from the bottom of my heart for all your effort, advice and professionalism in bringing this to the best result possible” RP

“Despite this being your profession and … just another client, you never made her feel that way, and it was appreciated” CM


“..a big thank you for your heroic efforts on …’s behalf.  While the outcome was not what we had hoped for we really appreciated your work to get the very best out of the situation” MT


Recently Concluded Cases


  • Matrimonial finance:   First Direction Appointments,  Financial Dispute Resolutions, Final Hearings, s37 injunctions, applications for maintenance pending suit and enforcement applications.


  • Private law Children Act applications:   Child Arrangements Orders, prohibited steps orders, specific issue orders, removal from the jurisdiction, internal relocation,  fact-finding hearings in domestic abuse cases and enforcement.


  • Cohabitation disputes:  financial applications under Schedule 1 Children Act and applications in respect of property under the Trusts of Land and Trustees Act.
  • Public law Children Act:  applications for care and supervision orders, special guardianship, placement and adoption orders, fact-finding hearings.
  • Family Law Act applications: occupation orders and non-molestation orders.


Reported Cases


Re B (Premature Order) [2012] EWCA Civ 632 – A successful appeal in the Court of Appeal against the Circuit Judge’s decision to order a transfer of residence at a preliminary hearing




Daniel regularly delivers seminars to local solicitors and barristers including:


2016  Financial Remedies Update for Cambridge and West Suffolk Resolution


2015  Financial Remedies Update for Peterborough Family Justice Board


2014: The Family Court and Child Arrangements Programme. 


2014:  Financial Remedies Update for the Bedford and District Law Society


2013: Family Law Update for the Association of District Judges South Eastern (North)


2013: Financial Remedies Update for the Cambridge and District Law Society


2012: Appeals in Family Cases. 


2011: Claims under Schedule 1 Children Act for the Cambridge and District Law Society


2011 Shared residence orders. 


2010: Development in Constructive Trusts seminar Fenners Chambers


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