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.

Reputation & Awards

‘Juliet is a hit with every client, meticulously prepared, constructive but tough when required.’

Legal 500, 2021

“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

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

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