Our expert Family Finance Barristers are ranked as “leaders in their field” by the Legal 500 and are ranked in the Chambers & Partners guide. We have extensive experience of all types of matters from complex high net worth case to those with more moderate assets and incomes.
Members are known for providing robust but sensible advice as well as being approachable.
Our specialists are experts in cases involving Investments, Trusts, Business Assets, Pensions, Financial provision for Children and all other aspects of Financial Provision following the breakdown of a marriage or partnership.
Our areas of specialism include:
- Foreign or complex assets
- Inheritance Act Claims and Contested Probate matters
- Interim application, including maintenance pending suit
- Non-disclosure of assets
- Schedule 1 Applications
- Trusts and intervenors
This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020
Stour Chambers has 'a range of barristers at different levels suited for different cases'. Members continue to be instructed in complex multi-day cases in the public law space, where it provides 'expert counsel' across Kent and further afield involving non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and extreme neglect. On the family finance front, Elizabeth Spence is a go-to barrister for high-value cases with issues of minority shareholdings and opponents deploying hostile litigation tactics.~ Legal 500 Bar Guide 2021