Family

What we do

Broadway House Chambers is widely recognised as having one of the best Family Law teams in the North of England. Our barristers have a wealth of experience in all areas of family law and many members of the team are rated by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

The team possesses key strengths in matrimonial finance (ancillary relief), with this area forming a significant proportion of the team’s work. The closely-related and developing area of cohabitation and claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 are also a mainstay requiring our expertise.

 

Our expertise

  • Business ownership, shareholding and other interests
  • Property portfolios in the UK and worldwide
  • Offshore trusts
  • Pensions
  • Inherited wealth
  • Freezing, Inspection and s.37 Injunctions
  • Interveners

In addition, the team is extremely proud of its children law practice and is well known for providing sensitive yet robust representation in di cult private and public law cases. Our members represent parents, grandparents, Guardians and Local Authorities in cases across the full spectrum of children law, and we also act for clients in equally challenging domestic violence cases. The team’s strengths include:

  • Residence and Contact Orders, incl. Interim Orders
  • Specific Issue Orders
  • Prohibited Steps Orders and cases involving foreign elements
  • Child abduction and permanent removal applications
  • Care Proceedings, including Emergency Protection and Interim Orders
  • Non-Molestation Orders and Protection from Harassment Act 1997 injunctions
  • Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act orders

Broadway House Chambers is best known for financial remedy cases, which sees members involved in high-value disputes concerning family trusts. Counsel are also well versed in Children Act cases, acting for local authorities, parents and guardians in complex matters.

Legal 500 2016