Jason Green MCIArb

Call: 2001

‘When fully on fire Jason is second to none.’
Legal 500 UK Bar 2021

Jason is an experienced and energetic family law barrister focusing primarily on matrimonial finance and private children work. He is recognised as a leader at the Bar by Legal 500.

Known for his straightforward approach, he combines sensitivity to the difficult issues at play with direct, persuasive oral and written advocacy. He swiftly gains the trust of clients and judges alike.

His finance practice covers the full range of cases and he has developed significant experience in resolving disputes involving hidden assets and complex financial structures. In his private children work, his practice includes appearances in all levels of tribunal up to the Court of Appeal and representation of high-profile individuals. His expertise in both money and children make him a popular choice to provide continuity of representation in the frequent cases where issues arise in both areas.

Jason is well known to be approachable and easy to work with. His expertise and ability to explain complex matters simply to lay audiences have made him popular with broadcast media as well as with clients. He has made numerous appearances to discuss developments in family law, including on Deutsche Welle Radio, Radio New Zealand, Australian Independent Radio News, Feature Story News and others.

Jason also has also advised on family law issues in various drama series, including Mistresses and Silent Witness

To instruct Jason or for more information…

Call: 020 7353 6961
Email: clerks@harcourtchambers.co.uk

Practice Areas

Jason’s finance practice includes cohabitation disputes and applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989, and has involved cases with a considerable asset base and other complicating factors such as hidden assets, family businesses, complex pension arrangements, risk of bankruptcy, and offshore trusts, He also represents clients in international financial disputes such as those relating to maintenance obligations

Notable Family Finance cases

Morris v Morris [2016] EWCA Civ 81
MO v RO v RIG Ltd [2013] EWHC 392 (Fam)
Bhura v Bhura [2012] EWHC 3633 (Fam)

Jason is regularly instructed in the most involved and demanding of private law disputes which have included issues involving medical treatment, choice of school, and parental alienation as well as all matters relating to child arrangement.

Jason deals with all matters relating to the international movement of children, with particular emphasis on applications to relocate children. He also has wide experience of cases of child abduction, forced marriage and transnational abandonment.

Notable International Family Law cases

Re W [2018] EWCA Civ 1904
FK v ML [2016] EWHC 517 (Fam)

Jason’s child work covers the most complex and sensitive cases, including serious non-accidental injury, factitious illness and other medical issues involving parental mistreatment and neglect.

Notable Public Law Children cases

HX v A Local Authority [2020] EWHC 1287 (Fam)
Re C (Children: Fact Find Medical Presentation) (Rev 1) [2020] EWFC B1
W (A Child) [2018] EWCA 1904
C (Children - Fact-Finding) [2018] EWCA Civ 801
OCC v KK & Others [2017] EWFC B3

As a qualified Children Arbitrator, Jason is committed to and knowledgeable about all aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Jason is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public under the Direct Access Scheme in appropriate circumstances.


What the directories say

"Keenly intelligent and accomplished on his feet."
The Legal 500 UK Bar

"Adept at handling both finance and children matters."
The Legal 500 UK Bar 2019

"Very approachable and authoritative; clients warm to him."
The Legal 500 UK Bar 2018

Related News

David Marusza and Jason Green to give a Financial Remedy Update seminar to YRES Oxford

David Marusza and Jason Green will be giving a Financial Remedy Update to Resolution and YRes members at 5.45pm on 9 June 2021.

The update will focus on maintenance pending…

This week several members of chambers are giving talks as part of Simon Gore’s Family Law 2021 Five Day Online Conference

The following talks took place on Monday, 25 January 2021:

Jason Green – Lessons learned from recent cases on remote hearingsEdward Bennet & Paige Campbell – International child abduction updateSian…

Edward Devereux QC and Jason Green were in the Court of Appeal in Re W (a child) [2018] EWCA 1904

The court was considering whether the High Court has the power to set aside its own Hague Convention final order.

The judgement can be found here.


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