The Chambers and Partners Family and Matrimonial law section deals with issues surrounding the inception and breakdown of personal relationships. There are three ranking tables in the London chapter of this section: Family: Matrimonial Finance, Family: Children and Family/Matrimonial: Trusts/Tax Experts.
The matrimonial finance ranking table includes the top chambers and barristers handling the resolution of divorces or separations involving financial and property disputes, as well as the creation of pre-nuptial, civil partnership and co-habitation agreements relating to financial and property assets. Barristers, instructing solicitors and clients will all have been following the progress of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, the so-called ‘no fault’ divorce bill, which received Royal Assent in June 2020. The Act is likely to come into force in 2021.