The Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane, President of the Family Division and Chair of the Family Justice Council
Sir Andrew McFarlane became Patron of NACCC in 2018, the same year he was appointed to President of the Family Division.
Sir Andrew McFarlane was called to the Bar in 1977 and practiced in chambers in Birmingham until 1993 when he moved to specialist family law chambers in London.
In April 2005 he was appointed to the High Court, Family Division and was, for five years, the Family Division Liaison Judge for the Midland Circuit. He was the legal member of the Government ‘Family Justice Review’ Panel.
In 2011 Sir Andrew was appointed to be a Lord Justice of Appeal sitting full time in the Court of Appeal in London. He appeared at all levels of court including the House of Lords and the European Court of Human Rights. He was appointed as a QC in 1998.