Judith Fordham

Call 1991


"“Mrs Fordham is an excellent negotiator and has sound and measured judgement... and her ability to weigh up and consider options is finely honed.”

Chambers and Partners 2021
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Judith practises exclusively in family work and is head of the family team at Exchange Chambers. She specialises in matrimonial finance, dealing with cases of high value and with complex assets involving forensic issues.

Her areas of expertise include:

  • Financial relief in divorce
  • Schedule 1 Children Act 1989
  • Civil partnership disputes
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims
  • Private children disputes
  • Professional negligence in family law

Her practice includes dealing with private limited companies and all other corporate scenarios including cases involving management buyouts and the complexity of the manner in which the sale is achieved. She has established relationships with accountancy and tax experts.

Her experience covers almost any area of employment or self-employment of her clients including restaurant groups, manufacturing companies, agencies, the legal profession, the medical profession, architects, property developers etc.

Judith is recognised for her understanding of financial complexities and how to navigate her clients through what are often stressful times. She is highly sought after with instructing solicitors who need an advocate who has an in-depth understanding of family law and who will fight hard to ensure the best outcome.