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Megan Gilchrist

Call: 2015


BPP Manchester – BPTC Very Competent

University of Swansea – LLM International Business Law, Merit

University of Swansea – LLB Law, First Class with Honours

Practice Areas


Miss Gilchrist acts for both the Prosection and Defence in a number of areas criminal law both in the Magistrates and the Crown Court.


Miss Gilchrist has acted for the Local Authority in a number of interim case management hearing and interim removal cases. She also has undertaken a number of private law children applications.

Areas of Practice

Miss Gilchrist was called to the bar by the Honourable Society of Inner Temple in July 2015 and successfully completed pupillage in October 2017.



Megan is able to provide reassurance to clients and fill them with confidence that she understands both them and their case. Megan, despite being junior, approaches her cases with a level of calmness and sensibility that is rarely seen. She has a busy and thriving practice because she is recognized by solicitors as being thorough in the preparation of her cases.’
Ranked: Tier 1
(Legal 500 2023) (Rising Stars: Child Law Public and Private) 


 ‘Her strengths are: attention to detail, analytical, ability to remain calm under pressure, and approachability.
Ranked: Tier 1
(Legal 500 2021) (Rising Stars: Child Law Public and Private) 


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