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Corbett Le Quesne

Family Tier 1

Family law boutique Corbett Le Quesne's name partners are Barbara Corbett and Nicholas Le Quesne, two dedicated family law specialists with a well-established reputation in the Jersey legal market. The firm is highly sought after to act on the full range of matters such as sensitive child custody and relocation matters, divorce proceedings, spousal maintenance disputes and pre- and post-nuptial arrangements. The client base includes a range of private clients, including but not limited to high-net-worth individuals. The ‘personable, measured and understanding’ team is also noted as being at the forefront of mental health and surrogacy law reform in Jersey.


Leaders in the family law field

Corbett Le Quesne understands the complexities of working on a small island and its unique past

Compassionate and thoughtful throughout difficult circumstances

Barbara Corbett stands out as a well-regarded leader in her field and is at the cutting edge of family law developments in Jersey

Nicholas Le Quesne provides timely, excellent, pragmatic and useful advice

Barbara Corbett is passionate about her work which shows in the caring manner she has and her determination to achieve fair results in difficult circumstances

Barbara Corbett is calm in challenging circumstances and brings sense to emotional situations

Barbara Corbett is very focused on the client’s priorities and is able to provide pragmatic advice that is cost sensitive

Barbara Corbett is approachable and committed to doing the right thing for families and children with their best interests at heart

Barbara Corbett and Nicholas Le Quesne are both consummate professionals with excellent client skills. They are strategically strong and think around the issues

Corbett Le Quesne is a specialist family law firm. We advise on all aspects of family law through happy times and sad times. We are here to support clients at the start of their relationships with cohabitation or pre-nuptial agreements. We can advise in relation to children, surrogacy, adoption and relocation and we will look after clients if their relationships come to an end. We are here to give clients peace of mind.

At Corbett Le Quesne we take time to understand the issues clients face and help them to achieve the best possible outcome for them, their children and their wider family. We understand that at times of family breakdown clients need emotional and practical support as well as good legal advice and representation. Our lawyers are very experienced and can help people find the best way forward. We use both traditional and alternative methods of dispute resolution, our team being at the forefront of taking a collaborative approach to divorce and family matters.

Both our partners Barbara Corbett and Nicholas Le Quesne are qualified collaborative lawyers. We also offer mediation and arbitration to our clients as well as lawyer led negotiation and court based solutions. We look to do what is in the interests of the family as a whole. We don’t litigate for the sake of it, but where court proceedings are necessary, we will represent our clients’ interests vigorously.

It has just been announced that Corbett Le Quesne has been placed in Tier 1 of the Legal 500 in Jersey in the Family Law category. Senior Partner Advocate Barbara Corbett was named as the Top Leading Individual and Advocate Nicholas Le Quesne was named as the Next Generation Partner.


Department Name Email Telephone
Family Law Barbara Corbett +44 (0)1534 733030
Family Law Nicholas Le Quesne +44 (0)1534 733030
Photo Name Position Profile
Advocate Barbara Corbett  photo Advocate Barbara Corbett
Advocate Nicholas Le Quesne  photo Advocate Nicholas Le Quesne
Partners, Advocates : 2
Associates : 1
English (fluent)
International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK (CIArb)