Juliet Chapman

Call: 2009
020 7936 1500

Appointments: Called to the Bar of England & Wales: 2009 Called to the Bar of The British Virgin Islands: 2011

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.

Practice Profile: Juliet’s practice covers all areas of family law, with a particular focus on matrimonial finance and private law children act disputes. Juliet was junior counsel in the case of M v M [2014] 1 FLR 439, which was at the time the largest financial remedy award ever made following contested proceedings. Other aspects of the case were also reported: M v M (Financial Provision) [2010] EWHC 2817 (Fam) – interim periodical payments under Part III; and M v M [2013] EWHC 3372 (Fam) – indemnity costs. Juliet is the co-author of Detection and Preservation in Financial Remedy Claims, which was published by LexisNexis in April 2014. Juliet is authorized to accept Direct Instruction as part of the Public Access Scheme. Juliet regularly delivers lectures and seminars. Please contact the clerks for further details.

Further Professional Information: Lincoln’s Inn Scholarships: Shelford Scholarship The Mary MacMurray Scholarship Hardwicke Scholar

Membership: Family Law Bar Association (FLBA) Bar Pro Bono Unit

Languages: Spanish (fluent) French (conversational)

Interests: Juliet is a keen sportswoman and has played hockey at international level.

Publications: Detection and Preservation in Financial Remedy Claims: Nigel Dyer QC and Juliet Chapman. LexisNexis Dolan v Corby: opening the door to confusion in the test for occupation orders? Family Law Week. Family Law Week LINK New Territory. Interim periodical payments in the post-Agbaje era: New Law Journal, Vol 161, No 7455, pages 310-311 N v F: Ancillary Relief: The treatment of pre-acquired wealth after a long marriage. Whether the assessment of a party’s needs can be informed by pre-marital property. Family Law Week: Family Law Week LINK The magnetic importance of a prenup in the paradigm case, Crossley v Crossley: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, Vol 30, Issue 3 September 2008, pages 233-241