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Family law, mainly matrimonial finance on divorce, TOLATA, cohabitation/estoppel and Inheritance Act disputes. Particular interest in farms and estates. Based in chambers in Cardiff and London.

Rhys has been listed in Band 1 of the Chambers and Partners guide for some time and is variously described therein as “extremely conscientious, and very good on financial related matters,” “incredibly academic and studious” and “really pleasant, thorough and efficient, particularly noted for his expertise in ancillary relief proceedings and TOLATA applications.” His 2016 Chambers and Partners entry refers to Rhys as "A well-known and high-quality family barrister concentrating on financial disputes. He is experienced in advising on matters concerning farms or other rural and agricultural issues ... His command of detail is excellent ... He is very thorough and approachable, with a huge knowledge that puts others to shame. He's helpful and goes the extra mile." His Legal 500 2016 entry refers to him as being, "One of the leading family finance specialists, if not the leading one, in South Wales."

Rhys has published a number of free to access online articles on TOLATA, estoppel and equitable accounting, which are easily available via a Google search. Rhys was awarded the 2015 Jordans "Family Law Commentator of the Year" accolade.

Arbitrator, appointed under the Institute for Family Law Arbitrators' scheme.

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