Financial Relief

“Experienced family law barristers specialising in matrimonial finance and financial relief."

Chambers and Partners 2020

Our members regularly handle high value and complex matrimonial finance cases following divorce, concerning matters such as pensions, family trusts, estates, tax structures, businesses and overseas assets.

The family team provides specialist advice and representation throughout the field of family law. We are particularly renowned for substantial financial remedy cases.

Areas of experience include:

  • Civil partnerships
  • Cohabitation claims
  • Divorce – proceedings and jurisdiction
  • Financial provisions for children
  • Financial remedy following divorce
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims
  • Pre and post-nuptial agreements
  • Proceedings under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973
  • Proceedings under Schedule 1 Children Act 1989
  • Professional negligence

Our barristers have extensive experience of dealing with high value cases with substantial assets that often involve the consideration of business accounts, inherited wealth, hidden assets, liquidity issues and shareholdings. We routinely use experts in forensic accountancy and tax.

In divorce and judicial separation cases, our members provide specialist advice on potential settlement terms and identify any preparatory work necessary for contested hearings.

 

What the Directories Say

“Experienced family law barristers specialising in matrimonial finance and financial relief. One source reports: “They have real strength in terms of client care and sensitivity. This set has the best barrister I’ve worked with, and I like working with them.”
Band 2 Leading Set – Family (Northern Circuit), Chambers and Partners 2020

“Family practitioners at Exchange Chambers are predominantly instructed in high-value financial remedy cases, as well as private Children Act matters.”
Leading Set – Family and Children Law (Northern Circuit), The Legal 500 2020

The Team