29 Bedford Row Chambers

Jonathan Southgate QC

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Practice Areas

Financial remedy; cohabitation; civil partnerships; inheritance and family provision; Children Act (private law)including financial provision for children. Recent cases include: Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408; ABv FC [2016] EWHC 3285 (Fam); Christoforou v Christoforou [2016] EWHC 2988 (Fam); T v F [2016] EWFC 26; US v RS [2015] EWHC 2921 (Fam); AE v BE [2014] 4068 (Fam); S v S [2014] EWHC 4732; Ahmend and Mehmet v Mustafa [2014] EWCA Civ 27; JM v CZ [2014] EWHC 1125 (Fam); DR v GR and Others (Financial Remedy: Variation of Overseas Trust) [2013] EWHC 1196 (Fam); BJ v MJ (Financial Remedy:Overseas Trusts) [2012] 1 FLR 667; Riding v Riding [2011] EWHC 3093; Golubovich v Golubovich [2010] EWCA Civ 810; H v H [2009] EWHC 3739 (Fam); McFarlane v McFarlane [2009] EWHC 891 (Fam); P v P [2010] 1 FLR 1126.


Called 1992; QC 2013.

Professional Memberships

Middle Temple; FLBA.


'Judgment Summons: Still Scope for a Comeback?', Family Law June 2003. 'Costs in Ancillary Relief Proceedings', Family Law February 2005; 'Orders in relation to surplus income' The Review March 2008. "Privilege" a chapter in the Resolution Family Disputes Handbook 2010.


Clifton College and MMU (LLB). Married with three children; tennis.