1KBW has a pre-eminent reputation in family law, both nationally and internationally. We are consistently ranked by the legal directories in the top tiers of leading sets for family law, and are unique in our strength in depth for both finance and children cases. Our London based barristers have been at the cutting edge of the development of family law and have been in most of the ground-breaking cases over the last two decades. We also have one of the most innovative and experienced Dispute Resolution teams in the country. Find out more.

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Family Set of the Year 2014
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Family Law Silk of the Year, 2016 Charles Howard QC
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QC of the Year 2016
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Family Law Junior of the Year, 2018, Deepak Nagpal
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1 King’s Bench Walk will re-open on Wednesday 2 December 2020


1KBW is pleased to announce that we will again begin the process of reopening chambers from 2nd  December 2020. A series of measures are in place to ensure the safety of all staff, members and visitors.


We have been successfully working remotely during the second lockdown period and a number of staff and members will continue to do so to ensure social distancing measures are kept in place, as per government guidance.


We continue to request that all client meetings be conducted virtually, where possible. We are fully equipped to carry on with client conferences via telephone or video link, on any preferred platform. Should you require to come in to chambers for a meeting, please contact a member of the clerking team to make arrangements.