Directories - Legal 500 UK Bar 2018 - London Family Law


Harcourt Chambers is well known in London and the South Eastern Circuit as a ‘strong chambers in family law’, with ‘fantastic depth and breadth’. The set reports an uptick in instructions across the board for public and private children law work, including serious physical and sexual abuse, child relocation and abduction matters, as well as matrimonial finance. In 2018 Nick Goodwin QC took over from Frances Judd QC as head of chambers, and Jane Campbell joined from Six Pump Court. The clerks’ room is a ‘well-oiled machine, efficient and professional’. Oxford-based chambers’ director Simon Boutwood and senior practice manager Judith Partington ‘ensure that levels of service never falter, even at their busiest times’. In the words of one solicitor, London practice manager Matthew Molloy and clerk Laurie Amron are ‘like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards – the best collaborators, longstanding devotion and in it for the long haul’. Offices in: London, Oxford.

This is a summary of chambers' rankings in Legal 500 UK Bar 2018 - London.




Family law (including divorce & financial remedy)




Jane Campbell

Tier 4


"Carefully thinks through all the options."

Suzanne Syme 

Tier 4

"An impressive advocate"


2 Harcourt Buildings
Dx 373 LDE
Tel 0207 353 6961


Churchill House
3 St Aldate's Courtyard,
38 St Aldate's, Oxford
Dx 96453 Oxford 4
Tel 01865 791559


0207 353 6961


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