Family – Finance


  • Advice and representation (see below)
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Private FDR/Early Neutral Evaluation

            Family law awards winner regional chamber

    “Described as ‘the go-to set for family lawyers across the region’, St John’s Buildings is home to a host of specialist family barristers, covering all aspects of family and children law at every level, from juniors through to silks.” Legal 500 2021


    St John’s Buildings is a leader in the field of family finance and matrimonial finance.

    We represent national and international clients and are accustomed to providing expertise in the following areas:

    Matrimonial finance:

  • Trusts
  • Inherited wealth
  • Hidden assets
  • Bankruptcy
  • Enforcement


  • Occupation order
  • Personal protection injunctions/non molestation orders
  • Freezing injunctions

    Cohabitation disputes:


    Civil Partnerships


  • Separation
  • Prenuptial
  • Post nuptial
  • Civil partnership
  • Consent orders

    Inheritance Act


    Financial Provision for children


     “St John’s Buildings maintains a prominent presence on the Northern Circuit, covering the whole spectrum of matrimonial finance matters. The set represents high net worth individuals in high-value financial remedy cases… The barristers advise on novel cases that challenge existing legislation and are highly experienced in cross-jurisdictional mandates. “It is the leading family set in Manchester – you go to them first,” says one source, while another interviewee reports: “I very highly rate all of the silks at the set.”Chambers UK Bar 2021


    “The family clerks at St John’s Buildings are simply excellent. They are always willing to make enquiries to see if they can juggle the diaries.” “The clerks are brilliant and never let me down. I know that I can trust them implicitly.” Chambers UK Bar 2021