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Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC

1-3 WHITTALL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 6961
DX:
16072 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC), Charmian Jackson, Birmingham, ENGLAND

Charmian Jackson

Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk/barristers/charmian-jackson/
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC)

Work Department

Charmian Jackson is a Barrister specialising in Financial Remedy and Private Law Children and the Court of Protection.  She is the Deputy Head of the Court or Protection group, a member of the Management Committee and Complaints Panel.

In 2019 Charmian was appointed as a Deputy District Judge.

Position

Charmian is an experienced and tenacious advocate who regularly appears for applicants, respondents and interveners at all stages of proceedings, including multi-day final hearings, both in the Family Court, and in the County Court when dealing with claims under TOLATA.

Charmian is known for quickly identifying the most important aspects of a case, and for taking a command of matters in Court. She is also adept at swiftly building a rapport with clients, to ensure that they feel at ease and have confidence in her representation. Charmian seeks to work collaboratively with the client and solicitor to achieve the best possible outcome.

Career

Year of Call: 2007

Family Finance

Charmian regularly appears for applicants, respondents and interveners at all stages of proceedings, including multi-day final hearings, under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004. She also represents parties in applications pursuant to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.

Charmian excels in cases involving children and parents with disabilities or mental health issues and those with debt and state benefits considerations. The cases in which she is instructed also frequently involve debt and bankruptcy issues, public and private sector pension provision, business assets, the alleged concealment of wealth, inherited wealth and significant pre- or post-relationship acquired assets. Charmian has a particular interest in cases where there is an overlap between the Family Court and the Court of Protection.

Charmian is known for quickly identifying the most important aspects of a case, and for taking a command of matters in Court. She is also known for her personable approach, particularly with vulnerable clients, and is adept at swiftly building a rapport with clients, to ensure that they feel at ease and have confidence in her representation. Charmian seeks to work collaboratively with the client and solicitor to achieve the best possible outcome.

Private Law Children

Charmian is an experienced and tenacious advocate who regularly appears at all stages of private law disputes in the Family Court. The cases she undertakes often include those involving serious allegations of sexual, physical and emotional abuse, including parental alienation.  Charmian also has experience of applications involving the interplay between differing jurisdictions and issues of internal and external relocation.

Charmian is instructed by parents, grandparents and Guardians and is known for her caring and sensitive approach to those clients with particular vulnerabilities.

Charmian is known for quickly identifying the most important aspects of a case, and for taking a command of matters in Court. She is also adept at swiftly building a rapport with clients, to ensure that they feel at ease and have confidence in her representation. Charmian seeks to work collaboratively with the client and solicitor to achieve the best possible outcome.

Recommendations

Chambers & Partners 2019: “A brilliant advocate and an expert in both children and financial matters. She is clear with her advice, great with clients and very attentive.” “Knowledgeable and very good on her feet.”

Chambers & Partners 2018: “She is a seriously excellent advocate who shows experience well beyond her year of qualification – a rising star.”

Chambers and Partners 2017: “A rising star who is not only a safe pair of hands but is showing a true flair for advocacy. She is clear in her advice to clients and has confidence when articulating her case before the court.”

Chambers & Partners 2016: “She is brilliant; always has a good grasp of the papers, she is good in court and great with the clients.” “She is calm as anything – a very safe pair of hands, well prepared, and puts the client at ease.”

Languages

English

Member

Resolution

Family Law Bar Association

Midlands Circuit

Chair – Young Resolution West Midlands Committee

St Ives Chambers Management Committee and Complaints Panel

Deputy Head of St Ives Chambers’ Court of Protection Group

Education

Bar Vocational Course – Nottingham Law School

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) – University of Nottingham

Public Access accredited

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