Jason Green MCIArb

Call: 2001

"Jason approaches the messiest and most acrimonious of cases with such calmness and clarity that clients feel at ease even during the most emotionally heightened stages of the process. He is a highly effective negotiator, who very quickly susses out an opponent and gets deals done."
Chambers UK Bar 2024

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.

Notable Private Law Children cases


Re C (Parental Alienation: Permanent Removal to Germany) [2023] EWHC 1955

Jason represented the successful Respondent Mother in applications by Father for a child arrangement order and Mother for permission to remove child to Germany. Father’s allegation of alienation not made out and Mother’s application granted.


Re Daley [2022] EWHC (Fam)

Jason, instructed by the mother, successfully argued in the High Court that reporting restrictions barring the children from being identified in media reports, should be lifted. Thus, enabling the mother, Ms Daley, to launch a public appeal for help.

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


B v G (Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction) [2023] EWHC 2752 (Fam)

Jason represented the successful Applicant father in an application by father seeking return of child (A) to Spain following the death of mother in the UK. Return ordered, despite child’s objections.


D (A Child), Re (Abduction: Child's Objections: Representation of Child Party) [2023] EWCA Civ 1047

Appeal by child against return order, raising issue as to role of a “solicitor-guardian” in 1980 Convention proceedings.


H v E [2023] EWHC 381 (Fam) (23 February 2023)

Father’s application for return of children to Sweden.


Re W [2018] EWCA Civ 1904
FK v ML [2016] EWHC 517 (Fam)
RE W (ABDUCTION: COMMITTAL) [2011] EWCA Civ 1196

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


Slough Children First v Mother & Ors [2024] EWFC 31

Fact-finding in care proceedings. Found that fractures suffered by child were not perpetrated by either parent using force beyond that which it would be reasonable for a parent to use.


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

"Jason Green has a very nice, calm manner. He is able to cut through all the waffle and has a clear, succinct way of presenting the issues in a case to the court." "His written work is really good, succinct and to the point. He is also very responsive and generous with his time."
Chambers UK Bar 2024

‘Jason is a very skilled advocate. He is amazing in court and judges listen to him. He is excellent at cross-examination, and his written work is brilliant. He is incredibly supportive of the client and is a reassuring presence.’
The Legal 500 UK Bar 2024

‘Jason has a can-do attitude. He has the utmost professionalism but is quickly able to gain the trust and respect of the client involved. He takes the time to understand the client’s needs and how best to achieve their desired outcome. His advocacy is faultless.’
The Legal 500 UK Bar 2024

“A class act whose written work is brilliant, and who is utterly charming with clients.”
Chambers UK Bar 2023

'Jason is a class act whose written work is brilliant. He is utterly charming with clients who love him. He is impressive in the way he handles difficult opponents and is unflappable. His advocacy is pitched perfectly.'
The Legal 500 UK Bar 2023

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

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