Practice Profile

Jason was called to the Bar in 2001.  He is a family law specialist.

 

PRACTICE

Specialises in family law, predominantly matrimonial finance and international children work.  His finance practice includes cohabitation disputes and applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 and involves cases with a considerable asset base (eg family businesses, complex pension arrangements and trusts).  International work includes child abduction, forced marriage and financial matters, including maintenance obligations.

 

 

RECENT REPORTED CASES

 

  • W (A Child) [2018] EWCA 1904
  • Morris v Morris [2016] EWCA Civ 812
  • MO v RO v RIG Ltd [2013] EWHC 392 (Fam)
  • Bhura v Bhura [2012] EWHC 3633 (Fam)
  • Re W (A Child) (Abduction: Committal) [2011] All ER (D) 83 (Aug)
  • Re SK [2007] EWHC 3289 (Fam)

 

 

ENDORSEMENTS

 

Jason is recognised as a leader at the Bar by Legal 500 who describe him as:

 

"Very approachable and authoritative; clients warm to him" Legal 500 2018

 

‘Keenly intelligent and accomplished on his feet.’ Legal 500 2017

 

 

PERSONAL

 

Jason has appeared regularly in the broadcast media to discuss developments in family law, including on Deutsche Welle Radio, Radio New Zealand, Australian Independent Radio News, Feature Story News and others.

 

He was the family law advisor on “Mistresses”, A BBC Drama Series (2008)

 

He spent 6 months working in South Africa as a policy advocate for RAPCAN (Resources Aimed at the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect)

 

Jason’s main interests include theatre and film, and he is a keen cyclist. 

 

 







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