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Many members of QEB are individually praised in The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
Chambers as a whole has featured consistently as one of the best for family law: "Phenomenally bright barristers abound"; "long held reputation for excellence"; "hotbed of talent"; "good commercial sense"; "jam-packed with troubleshooters capable of tackling the thorniest money cases"; "superlative clerking".
This is not a recent phenomenon - QEB has always been at the forefront of the development of Family Law and involved in many high profile and historic decisions.
Areas of work
QEB is a leading set of family law chambers, particularly well-known for dealing with the financial consequences of divorce, but with immense experience in all aspects of family law including: jurisdictional disputes, foreign divorces, pre-marital agreements, civil partnerships, injunctions both financial and domestic, private law child work, child abduction, Inheritance Act claims and disputes between former cohabitees. In addition some members practise in general common law with particular emphasis on personal injury and professional negligence work.
QEB has been established for well over 100 years and is consistently rated as one of the top-ranking sets for family law. Members of QEB have been involved in many of the most important cases of legal principle, including: White, Sorrell, Miller, Spencer, Marano, Robson, Schofield, Jones, Z v Z (No 2) and Prest v Petrodel. Many members of chambers have continued into high judicial office. Indeed QEB is well known for having supplied many High Court Judges of the Family Division and Lord Wilson sits in the Supreme Court.
Members of QEB have been involved in a large number of leading cases. These have included significant points of law, large asset bases and high profile clients.
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