Gillon is a specialist family law practitioner recommended by the Legal 500 and by Chambers and Partners in both Matrimonial Finance and Children categories. He accepts instructions via solicitors and, where appropriate, via public access
His practice has an emphasis on financial remedies and applications between cohabitants involving trusts of land. He has wide experience in cases involving dissipation of assets, financial provision for children, and foreign elements.
Gillon also acts frequently in private and public Children Act proceedings, appearing for local authorities and for parents, grandparents, adoptive parents or Children’s Guardians. He is often instructed in cases of a complex and sensitive nature involving non-accidental injury, sexual abuse, factitious illness, and vulnerable adults.
Gillon is acutely aware of the need for great sensitivity to clients who are going through an emotional and highly charged time in their lives, and endeavours to make the experience of coming to court an easier one for his clients. His plain-speaking and down to earth manner ensure that his clients are both comfortable with him and clear about the court process in which they are involved.
Gillon regularly provides case reports for Family Law Week.