Joseph Rainer > Chambers of Tim Amos QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Tim Amos QC
Queen Elizabeth Building (QEB)
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Contributor – International Trust and Divorce Litigation, LexisNexis, 2019

Non-matrimonial pensions: the forgotten discussion, [2020] Fam Law 95­ – referenced with approval by HHJ Robinson in KM v CV [2020] EWFC B22

The Thwaite Jurisdiction – No Longer the Last Reserve of the Desperate? Family Law Week, 16.1.19

Enforcement against Pensions in Financial Remedies Cases: the neglected option, Family Law Week, 12.2.18

 The Law Commission Report: Enforcement of Family Financial Orders – Enforcement or Variation? Family Law Week, 19.1.17

 Parenthood for Same-Sex Couples in the European Union: Key Challenges (with Tim Amos QC) – Same-Sex Relationships and Beyond – Gender Matters in the EU, 3rd edition, Intersentia 2017



Joe has experience in all areas of private family law, with an emphasis on financial remedies (including actions under Schedule 1, TOLATA and Part III). Has a particular interest in cases involving businesses, tax issues, pensions and enforcement. Commended by Cohen J for his “conspicuous skill” in Radseresht v Radseresht-Spain [2017] EWHC 2932 (Fam) and increasingly led as a junior in so-called ‘big money’ cases. Other cases of note include RC v JC [2020] EWHC 466 (Fam), Kliers v Kliers [2020] EWHC 1026 (Fam) and Shokrollah-Babaee v Shokrollah-Babaee [2019] EWHC 2975 (Fam). Brings a personable, pragmatic and high energy approach to all of his cases, and is passionate about his work.  


Family Law Bar Association


English Literature BA, Somerville College, Oxford University, GDL at Kaplan Law School, BPTC at College of Law. Pupil at QEB 2015-16. Middle Temple (Astbury Scholarship).