Mr Justice Mostyn
Mr Justice Mostyn is a High Court Judge for the family division. He was previously a barrister specialising in Financial Remedies. He is a member of the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Group on Ancillary Relief, the President's International Committee, and of the Ogden Committee. He is an author of Capitalise, Quantum, and @eGlance.
Lady Hale is former president of the Supreme Court. In 1994, became a judge in the Family Division of the High Court of Justice. In 2013, she was appointed Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. In 2017, she was appointed President of the Supreme Court.
Richard Sear, 1 Hare Court
Richard Sear practises in all areas of private family law, with a focus on private financial proceedings. Richard qualified as a Family Law Arbitrator in 2014 and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Byron James, Expatriate Law
Byron James is based in Dubai as head and partner of the Expatriate Law team at Expatriate Law. He has been based in the Middle East for many years and has an expert understanding of local culture, law and customs. He has used this expertise in conjunction with his experience of working as a barrister in London for over 10 years.
HHJ Edward Hess
Edward Hess read Mathematics and then Law at Cambridge University. He was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1985 and practised at Harcourt Chambers from 1985 to 2010. He was a District Judge (PRFD) at the Central Family Court from 2010 to 2015. Since 2015 he has been a Circuit Judge, currently sitting at Portsmouth Family Court, Swindon Family Court and the Central Family Court. Since 2016 he has been a Deputy High Court Judge. In 2017 he was appointed as a Deputy Leader of the Financial Remedies Court Project. He is the co-author of the Dictionary of Financial Remedies and Pensions and Divorce: A Practitioner's Handbook.
Lewis Marks QC, QEB
Lewis Marks is ranked in the top band of leading silks specialising in Family Law in The Legal 500 and in Chambers & Partners. He has been a long time co-author of the FLBA publication At A Glance and is a member of the team responsible for @eGlance.
Sir James Munby
Sir James Munby is a former president of the Family Division, with “an undeniable impact on family justice reform.” He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1988 and as a High Court Judge in 2000, assigned to the Family Division and authorised to sit in the Administrative Court. In 2009, he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal.
Louise Tickle, a freelance journalist specialising in education and social affairs. She has written extensively on domestic abuse, the effects of poverty on children’s education and child protection.
Sir Paul Coleridge
Sir Paul Coleridge is a former judge of the High Court. He became a Queen's Counsel in 1993. In 2000, he was appointed a High Court judge and assigned to the Family Division. In 2012, Coleridge established the Marriage Foundation, championing long-lasting stable relationships within marriage.
Philip Marshall QC, 1 King's Bench Walk
Philip Marshall QC is consistently ranked as a leading practitioner (silk) in the field of matrimonial finance and divorce, having appeared in both White v White and Miller; McFarlane in the House of Lords. His cases involve complex jurisdictional disputes and high net worth disputes.
James Turner QC, 1 King's Bench Walk
James Turner QC has a wide and varied practice that encompasses all areas of family law, criminal law, medical disciplinary work and administrative law. James is a Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple and is recommended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Directories as a Leading Silk in Family work.
Sally Max, 29 Bedford Row
Sally Max is a barrister at 29 Bedford Row with over 15 years experience working exclusively in financial provision. Her practice principally comprises the areas of matrimonial finance and financial provision for children.