Lydia Newman-Saville



Lydia joined Chambers in October 2021 after completing her pupillage under the supervision of Christian Kenny, Rachel Spicer, and Ben Wooldridge.

Lydia is developing a broad practice and accepts instructions in all areas of private family law, including financial remedies, private children work, TLATA, and applications under the Family Law Act 1996.

Lydia represents clients at court during all stages of proceedings, as well as undertaking advisory and drafting work as required.

Lydia is a frequent contributor to a family law website

Bristol University: BA History (First-Class Honours)

University of Oxford: Medieval History Mst

University of Law: Graduate Diploma in Law

University of Law: Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding)


Middle Temple: Harmsworth Scholarship (2019), Harmsworth Scholarship (2020)

University of Law: Advocacy Scholarship (2019)

Other: Winner of the University of Law’s Annual GDL Mooting Competition (2019