We are delighted to have been ranked again as a leading family set in Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2021.
1KBW is described as “Fantastic. It has a blend of the best barristers in the business. The members here are personable and approachable, and the quality of their knowledge is second to none.”
A popular choice for high-profile children and matrimonial finance matters. Individuals here have practices that encompass both domestic and cross-border disputes, and expertise in the handling of child abduction, adoption and surrogacy cases. The barristers are sought after by high net worth, often international, clients as well as a host of professionals to handle complex proceedings. The set’s money practice, in particular, receives unanimous praise, with practitioners taking on the full gamut of high-value, financial disputes before the highest courts in the country. Specific prowess exists in cases involving prenuptial disputes, Schedule 1, offshore trusts, TOLATA, and many more. One source says: “The set is fantastic. It has a blend of the best barristers in the business. The members here are personable and approachable, and the quality of their knowledge is second to none.”
An interviewee describes the clerks as “helpful and flexible,” adding that “they will move heaven and earth to find replacements if a barrister is ill at the last minute.” Another source describes Chris Gittins the senior clerk as “a breath of fresh air who, with the rest of the excellent clerking team, makes 1KBW a pleasure to work with.”