Juliet’s financial remedy practice includes both big and small money cases. She has particular experience dealing with cases involving an international dimension, often with an element of non-disclosure by one of the parties. Her private law children act practice covers domestic and international relocation, Schedule 1 provision, and those with intractable contact disputes.

Juliet specialises in dealing with complex financial remedy cases. She was junior counsel in the Privy Council case of Scatliffe v Scatliffe [2016] UKPC 36, a leading authority on the correct interpretation and treatment of “non matrimonial assets”.

She been involved in a number of reported cases involving alleged, serious non-disclosure, including D v D [2015] EWHC 1393 (Fam) and M v M [2014] 1 FLR 439, which was at the time the largest financial remedy award ever made following contested proceedings.

Juliet is interested in those cases which involve a foreign element, specifically under Part III (MFPA 1984). Reported cases include M v M [2010] EWHC 2817 (Fam).

Juliet’s private law children practice is wide-ranging. Recent cases of note include successfully representing a father in his application (against the mother) for a change of residence, and successfully representing the maternal aunt and grandparents in their combined applications for a change of residence and leave to remove from the UK to Germany.

Juliet is qualified to accept direct access instructions.

Reputation & Awards

‘The outcome is truly incredible…Your approach and how you represented us in the courtroom was truly impressive’.

LAY CLIENT, 2017

‘Can I thank you so much for your efforts last week. As ever you were great’. – Partner, Top Tier Family Law Firm, 2017

‘Thank you so much for being my barrister yesterday and doing such a sterling job of it…You inspired confidence while I was feeling unsteady and I really appreciate your hard work and preparation’ – Lay Client, 2017

Awards and Scholarships

Lincoln’s Inn Scholarships: Shelford Scholarship, The Mary MacMurray Scholarship, Hardwick Scholar.

Education

  • Bar Vocational Course, City University
  • LLB (Law with Study in Continental Europe), The University of Bristol
  • Official Diploma in Spanish Law, The University of Barcelona

Professional Memberships

  • Called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands in 2011
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit

Languages

  • Spanish – advanced
  • French – rusty A-level standard

Publications

  • Co-author of The Detection and Preservation of Assets in Financial Remedy Claims, published by Lexis Nexis in 2014
  • New Territory: Interim periodical payments in the post-Agbaje era – New Law Journal, Vol 161, No 7455
  • The magnetic importance of a prenup in the paradigm case, Crossley v Crossley – Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, Vol 30, Issue 3, 08
  • Regular contributor to Family Law Week, writing case summaries and articles.

Additional fields

Juliet is a keen sportswoman. She enjoys swimming, skiing and has played hockey at international level.

 

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