A close-up image of a twenty pound note. Our expert team of divorce and financial remedy barristers holds deep expertise across a range of matrimonial law and associated remedies.

Financial Remedy

Linenhall Chambers expert team of divorce and financial remedy barristers holds deep expertise across the whole range of matrimonial law and associated financial remedies.

Our team of family barristers at Linenhall Chambers help clients in relation to matrimonial finance, both through instructing solicitors and on a direct access basis, following the breakdown of a relationship.

Linenhall’s caring and approachable barristers provide expert advice and advocacy in relation to financial disputes arising from the end of a relationship whether through divorce, separation, dissolution or the death of a spouse or partner.

Our team use their working knowledge and experience of the judiciary system in both England and Wales and at all levels of Court to guide clients on the best way to proceed in order achieve the desired outcome. Our barristers will ensure you take the right approach from the outset, ensuring you achieve finality and certainty as quickly and efficiently as possible.

The team work with clients across England and Wales, such is their level of specialism, but are frequently instructed by clients in Mid and North Wales, Cheshire and the West Midlands.

Some members of the Linenhall family team are appointed as Deputy District Judges and are approved to hear public and private law children cases, reflecting the level of experience held within the team and adding greater depth to their work on behalf of clients.

Understanding not just the legal landscape but the economic landscape and indeed the emotional needs of clients is critical in achieving the right results in financial remedy cases and our barristers take a well-rounded, personal and holistic approach to providing the best possible guidance and support to clients through what can be one of the most stressful and emotional times in their lives.

Our specialist family law barristers combine this holistic approach with commercially led, practical advice and robust representation to achieve the best results for clients. They often provide early evaluations of cases in order to ensure that cases run as efficiently and smoothly as possible and can provide a complete service which deals with children and money to ensure continuity of care.

Linenhall’s family team have high levels of experience and understanding of the judicial system in Wales as well as in England and the team includes a number of Welsh speakers able to conduct cases in Welsh.

The team frequently provides early neutral evaluations where they are jointly instructed by both parties in the dispute to help facilitate the early settlement of claims or the resolution of specific issues.

Additionally, the team has high levels of experience in relation to financial remedy in an agricultural context, providing advice and representation for farming and other agricultural clients. Our barristers utilise their familiarity with the culture and context of financial disputes in agricultural families to help clients to achieve the best outcome to their case. They understand the complexity of the division of assets in the agricultural sector and can apply specialist knowledge where needed, for example in relation to proprietary estoppel.

Additionally, Linenhall’s team of family barristers works closely with our civil law barristers to provide advice and representation in relation to Trusts of Land (Tolata) issues arising from family law cases. They also have specialist experience in relation to inheritance act claims and Schedule 1 applications.

The team at Linenhall work with clients across the financial spectrum acting for high-net-worth clients with large volumes of assets including business and international assets as well as those with limited assets where liquidity and debt issues make division of assets more challenging. Whatever your financial position, Linenhall Chambers family team can help you.

Barristers in our family team are members of the Family Law Barristers Association (FLBA), the specialist Bar Association for family barristers, and you can rely on our team to be completely up to date with the latest developments in family law and procedure so they can guide you through your case as efficiently and successfully as possible.

Our specialists in Financial Remedy

James Tillyard KC

Year of Call: 1978

Year of Silk: 2002

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