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1 Hare Court β€˜is a first port of call for every sort of financial remedy claim; its silks and senior juniors are outstanding and there is lots of choice’. The set enjoys a steady flow of complex work from domestic and overseas clients, with an increasing presence in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong. Nigel Dyer QC acted in the landmark case of Waggott v Waggott which looked at the extent to which post separation income can be shared in a financial remedy claim.

The barristers at 1 King's Bench Walk are β€˜exceptional from top to bottom, all providing an excellent service that is client focused and extremely user friendly’. The set has a broad range of expertise and experience and β€˜the more junior members have maturity beyond their years’. It is one of the pre-eminent sets for both matrimonial finance and children law (including child abduction). In a case that attracted considerable media interest Philip Marshall QC was instructed to act for the appellant wife in Owens v Owens in a contested divorce before the Supreme Court in May 2018.

One of the foremost sets for matrimonial finances, 29 Bedford Row Chambers has β€˜strong advocates across all family disciplines, from the most junior to the most senior’. β€˜It is a friendly and reliable set that lives up to its well-earned reputation for excellence’ and β€˜the large number of great counsel there have a massive dedication to succeed and are unmatchable in tenacity’. Timothy Scott QC is acting in Lachaux v Lachaux, a complex case dealing with the recognition of a Dubai divorce and with the court’s jurisdiction over a child who is resident in Dubai.

Queen Elizabeth Building (QEB) is a β€˜superb set of financial barristers who are at the top of their game’. Members are routinely instructed in the most complex and high-value cases, usually with an international element, and have immense experience in all aspects of family law. For ancillary relief work β€˜it has a stellar array of individuals at every level’ and β€˜if one’s counsel of choice is not available there is generally someone equally as good available’.

4 Paper Buildings has β€˜great strength in depth’ and β€˜there is usually no difficulty in getting cover as the quality throughout chambers is high’. Members are strong in cases involving financial orders for unmarried parents, as well as complex international divorces and arbitration.

β€˜Strong at both silk and junior levels’, 1GC | Family Law is an β€˜excellent family law set that will continue to grow its presence over the next few years. Members advise on the full array of matrimonial proceedings, from complex business and trust structures through to jurisdictional and enforcement issues.

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