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Unit Chambers are delighted to announce that Bernadette Goodman will be joining the team as a Senior Consultant Barrister. Bernadette is a well-respected and highly sought-after Barrister with over 35 years of experience on the Northern Circuit. She was called to the Bar in 1983 by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.

She will be a key addition to the Unit team and will bring a wide range of experience and expertise in all aspects of family law. Bernadette has a strong interest in all aspects of children’s work (both private and public law), Hague Convention cases, and financial remedy proceedings.

Bernadette will be returning home to Liverpool. Having started her career at the Bar at, what was, Derby Square Chambers, where she practised for over 20 years before moving to St Johns Chambers, Manchester. Most recently, Bernadette has been a member of 15 Winckley Square Chambers in Preston. She will join Unit Chambers on Monday 3rd April 2023.

Lisa Edmunds, CEO and Senior Consultant Barrister of Unit Chambers said “The Unit Chambers Board of Directors are delighted to have acquired the services of such an established and experienced new Senior Consultant Barrister and we look forward to Bernadette joining us. She is a highly regarded Barrister who always brings a pragmatic approach to difficult cases. It’s great to have her on board.”

Bernadette Goodman said, “I am delighted to be coming home and taking up the offer of being a Senior Consultant Barrister at Unit Chambers. I’ve been on the Northern Circuit for over 35 years so the prospect of helping shape the future of one of the new breed of Chambers is one I am really energised by and looking forward to. I am really excited to help grow the financial remedies and Hague Convention portfolios as well as continuing my established practice in children matters. I can’t wait to work with Lisa and all the team at Unit.”

Welcome to the family Bernadette!

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