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.
Juliet specialises in dealing with complex financial remedy cases. She was junior counsel in the Privy Council case of Scatliffe v Scatliffe  UKPC 36, a leading authority on the correct interpretation and treatment of “non matrimonial assets” and one of the authors’ of At A Glance “Leading Cases Top 20”.
She been involved in a number of reported cases involving alleged, serious non-disclosure, including D v D  EWHC 1393 (Fam) and M v M  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  EWHC 2817 (Fam).
Juliet is available to conduct private FDRs.
Juliet is a qualified arbitrator for financial work.
Reputation & Awards
“Juliet handles difficult issues extraordinarily well. She has extraordinary composure in front of judges, makes points succinctly but persuasively and is very good in court.”Chambers & Partners, 2023
“She manages to distil tricky cases into key points. Judges appreciate her advocacy. She is quite tenacious and clients certainly feel well represented.” – Chambers & Partners, 2024
“Judges like her because she doesn’t take unnecessary points – she gets straight into the issues that are important.” – Chambers & Partners, 2024
“Her written work is excellent and she is also a really strong advocate – her oral submissions are completely on point.” – Chambers & Partners, 2024
‘Juliet is an extremely diligent and hard-working advocate. Her written work is of the highest quality, and her judgement is extremely good.’ – Legal 500, 2024
“She has superb judgement and has a very winning personality with clients. She is strong.” – Chambers & Partners, 2023
“Juliet Chapman handles difficult issues extraordinarily well. She has extraordinary composure in front of judges, makes points succinctly but persuasively and is very good in court.” – Chambers & Partners, 2023
‘Juliet is sharp and responsive and gave what turned out to be sound advice in relation to a relocation matter. She has also been extremely effective on financial matters.’ – Legal 500, 2023
‘A master of the detail, who impresses the judge at every turn. ’ – Legal 500, 2022
“She is thoroughly prepared and always goes the extra mile for her clients.” “She absorbs huge amounts of information rapidly and gets to the heart of issues.” “Diligent and presents complicated issues in a clear way.” – Chambers & Partners, 2022
“A thorough, polished, personable and articulate barrister. Her presentation of cases is very assured.” “She grasps difficult issues very quickly and gives great advice.” – Chambers & Partners, 2021
‘Juliet is a hit with every client, meticulously prepared, constructive but tough when required.’ – Legal 500, 2021
“She’s very diligent, really good with clients and has a great manner. She is really well prepared, empathetic and polished in her delivery.” – Chambers & Partners, 2018
Awards and Scholarships
Lincoln’s Inn Scholarships: Shelford Scholarship, The Mary MacMurray Scholarship, Hardwick Scholar.
- 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
- Called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands in 2011
- Family Law Bar Association
- Bar Pro Bono Unit
- Spanish – advanced
- French – rusty A-level standard