Philip Marshall QC

"He provides sound, clear advice and is prepared to argue his corner. He's very accurate in assessing the quantum of financial settlements." "A thorough and determined counsel."
Call: 1989
Silk: 2012
0207 936 1500

Philip Marshall QC is a Family Law practitioner specialising in Matrimonial Finance and Property and related Divorce cases.

Philip Marshall QC is Joint Head of Chambers at 1 King’s Bench Walk, Temple. He has extensive experience of complex “big money” matrimonial disputes at all levels, many with an international or jurisdictional element, and appeared in both White and Miller and McFarlane in the House of Lords. He is named as a Matrimonial Finance Leading Silk in both Chambers & Partners UK Directory and Legal 500. Philip is the national Chairman of the Family Law Bar Association (FLBA), a Bencher and former vice-chairman of the Advocacy and CPD Committee of Gray’s Inn, a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and an associate member of Resolution.

Cases of Interest

  • Owens v Owens [2017] EWCA Civ 182
  • Z v Z [2016] EWHC 911 (Fam)
  • AA v BB (Application to Set Aside) [2014] EWHC 4210 (Fam)
  • H v H [2014] EWCA Civ 1523
  • UL v BK (2013) EWHC 1735 (Fam)
  • JKN v JCN (Divorce: Forum) [2010] EWHC 843 (Fam), [2011] 1 FLR 826
  • Miller v Miller [2006] 2 WLR 1283 (House of Lords)
  • Mark v Mark [2005] 2 FLR 1193 (House of Lords)
  • Moore v Moore [2005] 1 FLR 666
  • Pearce v Pearce [2003] 2 FLR 1144
  • White v White [2001] 1 AC 596 (House of Lords)

Appointments & Memberships

  • Chairman of the Family Law Bar Association
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL)
  • Associate Member of Resolution
  • Member of the SE Circuit


  • Merchant Taylor’s School
  • Liverpool University (LLB Hons)