Family – Finance



            Family law awards winner regional chamber

“It’s my first choice for family matters.”


“The clerks are very knowledgeable, excellent at moving things around and will do all they can to ensure matters run smoothly.” “They are very experienced. The clerks are very helpful and very organised.” Chambers UK Bar 2022


“St John’s Buildings has ‘huge strength in depth’ and is an ‘excellent set with consistently high quality counsel'”


The leading set for family work in the north of England. It has chambers in several cities which means that its network is unique.”


“It is a very strong set. They have excellent barristers with a range of expertise. Their seminars, especially during lockdown, were highly informative.” Legal 500 2022


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:




Cohabitation disputes:


Civil Partnerships



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