Davinia Riley

Call: 2004


Davinia joined St Philips in 2010 after successful completion of her pupillage.   She spent the majority of her pupillage under the supervision of Vanessa Meachin.

Prior to joining St Philips, Davinia worked as a solicitor’s agent and for various Local Authorities in-house as a legal officer in their housing departments.

Due to her work experience gained prior to joining St Philips, Davinia has had exposure to a wide variety of tribunals which has provided her with a strong practical base to build upon her growing specialisms.  She is a conscientious and approachable advocate who prides herself on her ability to build a good rapport with those whom she represents and professional clients alike

Qualifications and Appointments:

BSc Psychology (2:1)

Post Graduate Diploma in Law – Birmingham University

Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent) – Nottingham Law School

Inner Temple Exhibition Award

Duke of Edinburgh Scholarship

The Struben Bequest


Family Law Bar Association

My Expertise