We are pleased to announce that Christopher Wall and Louisa Adamson have been ranked in Chambers and Partners, 2020 guide. Christopher Wall Junior who is predominantly instructed in matrimonial finance matters and public law children work. He has notable experience in complex disputes concerning private companies, trusts and international assets, and also regularly tackles difficult children cases … Continue reading
COSTS Timokhina v Timokhin  EWCA Civ 1284 Lord Justice Underhill, Lady Justice King and Lord Justice Moylan Judgment: 18th July 2019 These proceedings concerned the parties’ two children aged 15 and 8. The parents were Russian, who moved to London in 2004. Following the breakdown of the marriage, bitter court proceedings ensued in relation to … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce Cara radford has accepted an offer of tenancy following the successful completion of her pupillage. Cara accepts instructions in all of Chambers core practice areas with a particular focus on Family and General Civil Law.
We are pleased to announce that we have been recommended as a leading regional set in the Legal 500, 2020 guide. “Becket Chambers, which has a presence in Kent and Sussex, is best known for its family work – including members accepting appointments as family mediators – but also handles other civil matters, including personal … Continue reading
In the vast majority of private law cases the issue of habitual residence in respect of a child does not pose an issue. When drafting the orders for the court the section in the CAP template dealing with “habitual residence” is usually filled out without really thinking. Where there is a dispute however, how is … Continue reading
The purpose of this article is to draw attention to 2 recently reported cases dealing with third party trusts. Both emphasise the position that the courts will take in relation to such trusts. In essence third parties cannot be compelled by the court to make lump sum orders. In Daga v Bangur  EWFC 91 a … Continue reading