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Chambers of Alexis Campbell KC and Nicholas Allen KC
29 Bedford Row Chambers
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Financial Remedy specialist.
Notable cases: – Gallagher v Gallagher (No.2) (Financial Remedies) [2022] EWFC 53; Gallagher v Gallagher (No.1) (Reporting Restrictions) [2022] EWFC 52; XZ v YZ [2022] EWFC 49; Simon v Simon & Level (no 3) [2022] EWFC 35; Simon v Simon & Level (Joinder) [2022] EWFC 29; MG v GM (MPS LSPO) [2022] EWFC 8; LS v PS [2021] EWFC 108; Christoforou -v- Christoforou [2020] EWHC 43 (Fam); WG v HG [2018] EWFC 84; Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408; AB v FC [2016] EWHC 3285 (Fam); Christoforou v Christoforou [2016] EWHC 2988 (Fam); T v F [2016] EWFC 26; AE v BE [2014] EWHC 4868 (Fam); JS and RS [2015] EWHC 2921 (Fam); S v S [2014] EWHC 4732; Ahmed and Mehmet v Mustafa [2014] EWCA Civ 277; R v R (Financial Remedies: Needs and Practicalities) [2013] 1 FLR 120; DR v GR and Others (Financial Remedy: Variation of Overseas Trust) [2013] EWHC 1196 (Fam); BJ v MJ (Financial Remedy: Overseas Trusts) [2011] EWHC 2708 (Fam); Golubovich v Golubovich [2010] EWCA Civ 810; H v H [2009] EWHC 3739 (Fam); McFarlane v McFarlane [2009] EWHC 891 (Fam); P v P [2010] 1 FLR 1126; P v P
(Financial Relief: Procedure) [2009] 1 FLR 696; Kimber v Kimber (Writ Ne Exeat Regno) [2006] EWCA Civ 706; Kimber v Brookman Solicitors [2004] 2 FLR 221; Reid v Reid [2004] 1 FLR 736; Corbett v Corbett [2003] 2 FLR 385.


Called to the Bar in 1992. Appointed Queen’s Counsel 2013 (KC 2022).


Middle Temple; FLBA.


Clifton College; MMU (1990 LLB).



Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Southgate KC29 Bedford Row Chambers ‘Jonathan is very persuasive advocate, a great strategist, robust and tenacious.’

29 Bedford Row Chambers is ‘an excellent set’ and ‘the top chamber for family law matters’. The former head of chambers, Philip Cayford KC, is ‘immensely experienced’ and focuses on financial remedy work, specialising in big money divorce, matters involving offshore trusts and TOLATA claims, as well as pre-nuptial and cohabitation agreements. Timothy Scott KC is admired for his ‘clear, concise, and calm approach’ and specialises in international family law, including the impact of European Union law on English family law. ‘Robust and effective advocate’ Jonathan Southgate KC regularly appears in leading, complex and ultra-high net worth financial remedy cases. Leading junior Sally Max is praised for her ‘amazing intellect and advocacy’ while rising star Harry Campbell garners praise for being ‘pragmatic and thinking quickly on his feet’.