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28 October 2021

Chambers UK 2022 Ranking – Family – Matrimonial Finance – Band 2

Family – Matrimonial Finance

Band 2

7 Harrington St Chambers draws upon remarkable expertise in family law to assist with both matrimonial finance and children matters. This Liverpool-based set offers clients the benefit of a wealth of experience in financial remedy and financial provision matters, including cases that involve high-value property or share portfolios. Members of the set also offer significant expertise in a wide range of children law cases, both public and private. “The overall impression is of a confident, professional, friendly chambers which is keen to provide appropriate counsel for the task in hand,” one source reports.

 

Client service:

 

“The clerking team is highly efficient and you can expect a response usually within an hour.” “The clerks are friendly, polite and accommodating. They always go the extra mile to provide a barrister even on very short notice.” Carolyn Cregeen is the senior clerk for the family team.

 

Strengths:

 

Grant Lazarus
An experienced family law specialist who has particular expertise in financial remedy cases, particularly those involving high-value assets. He is regularly instructed to act in TOLATA cases.
“He is clear, concise, helpful and efficient. He is very experienced with an excellent legal brain.” “Grant is very well known for his expertise in pensions cases. He’s an exceptional advocate.”

 

Kevin Reade
Experienced family barrister with a focus on matrimonial finance. His caseload spans high-value financial remedy cases and private children proceedings, and sees him act for a diverse client base.
“He is a delight to work with, has got a very sharp legal brain and is very helpful and has a lovely manner with the clients.” “Kevin is incredibly charming and good for anxious clients.”

 

Margaret Parr
Public and private children law practitioner focusing on complex cases. She primarily deals with cases involving physical, emotional and sexual abuse, FGM and forced marriage, as well as international relocation.
“She’s very well prepared and goes above and beyond.” “Her concise case summaries are always prepared on time and forensically. She’s great with everybody, particularly clients.”

 

Paul Wright
An expert in children law. Wright acts for children and parents, as well as local authorities.
“He sees things through to the very end and he’s so good at his cross-examinations.”

 

Tom Fazackerley
Has notable experience of advising clients, particularly high net worth individuals, on divorce and financial remedy matters. His cases include those involving dissipation of assets and the division of significant portfolios. He is also experienced in Children Act and relocation proceedings.
“He instils a great amount of confidence in the trickiest clients. He’s well prepared and grasps things very quickly.” “He is an excellent negotiator and advocate. He also thinks outside the box.”

 

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