Cyrus Larizadeh QC Silk 2016 Call 1992

Cyrus Larizadeh QC specialises in the most serious and complex public and private law cases in all matters concerning children. He has a particular expertise in cases involving sexual and emotional abuse, highly complex medical cases relating to FII and allegations of abusive trauma and causing death to children.

In the private law field Cyrus represents parents and children in the most difficult international relocation cases or child arrangement proceedings where residence and contact are at issue.

Cyrus is one of the most prominent family silks, known not only for his exceptional advocacy in high profile cases but as the current Chair of the Family Law Bar Association and as a passionate trailblazing protagonist for Wellbeing at the Bar.

Appointments and Memberships

Chair of Family Bar Law Association
Contributing Editor of Rayden and Jackson on Children Law
Mentor and Advocacy Trainer for Inner Temple
Master of the Bench, Inner Temple 2018
FLBA member for Bar Council Wellbeing Working Group
FLBA member for Legal Liaison Committee


Chambers & Partners 2020 – “Very thorough and imaginative in his approach to testing the evidence and problem solving”.

Legal 500 2020 – “ ..a skilled advocate who fights his client’s corner with determination and flair”.