Roger is a senior barrister. He is authorised to sit as a Deputy Judge of the High Court(Family Division) and as a Family and Civil Court Recorder.

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Quotes (a summary of independent quotes about RM in directories and reported cases)

Reported cases (this list is a headline description of cases he has been involved in which can easily be found in publicly available legal judgments).


A flavour of the Quotes about RM:(clickable heading) ).

(In legal directories)

  • “..the speed with which he gets a grip on cases.”
  • “..very constructive and helpful to deal with.”
  • “..his profound intellect.”
  • “..low key but effective style.”
  • “..fearless passion.”

(In law reports )

  • “..clear and precise…” (McFarlane LJ)
  • “..erudite.” (Thorpe, Etherton LJJ)
  • “..maintaining his composure… under …..fire..” (Munby J)
  • “..his eloquence” (Munby J)
  • “..enormously helpful” (Sumner J)
  • “..the sensitive and sensible way in which he put forward, his client’s case”(Collins J)
  • “..very clear” (Brooke LJ))
  • “..devastating critique” ( Maurice Kay J))

(In judicial letter)

  • ” your fine performance”

    (Lord Hope of Craighead))

  • Independent commentator

    “Kudos throughout to Mr Roger McCarthy QC who navigated some very tricky law to find one of the great loophole solutions to what appeared at first to be an insoluble problem”

    (Suessuspiciousminds.com – [anonymous blog commenting on legal issues)