Jack Harris > Chambers of Matthew White > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Matthew White
St John's Chambers
101 VICTORIA STREET
BRISTOL
BS1 6PU
England

Work Department

Family

Position

Jack is recognised in Chambers & Partners as a specialist family barrister. He has a busy court-based practice and appears in courts across the Western Circuit and further afield. Jack accepts instructions in all aspects of family law including:

  • Financial Remedy (formerly ‘Ancillary Relief’) proceedings
  • Schedule 1 Children Act 1989
  • Private law Children Act 1989 disputes
  • Injunctive relief under Part IV Family Law Act 1996 where domestic violence is alleged
  • Domestic Violence Protection Orders under the Crime and Security Act 2010
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996
  • Proceedings under the Inherent Jurisdiction of the High Court
  • Wardship
  • International Child Abduction and Hague Convention 1980 proceedings

Jack welcomes instructions to advise in conference or in writing. He is happy to consider instructions on a pro bono basis in appropriate cases.

Career

Call: 2012

Memberships

  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • The Family Law Bar Association
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • The Western Circuit

Education

  • LLB Hons (Queen Mary, University of London): First Class
  • BPTC (The City of Law School): Outstanding.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy)Ranked: Tier 3

Jack HarrisSt John’s ChambersAn eloquent advocate who exudes warmth and charm.’