Family

Finance and Property

Our expert family finance practitioners have a long-standing reputation as highly successful advisors and advocates in financial disputes. A number of members of the team are recognised as leaders in their field by successive editions of legal directories. Several are also published authors of legal practitioners’ texts and regularly deliver continuing professional development training on current topics. The team is led by Anthony Hajimitsis who solely practices in financial remedy cases and is described as “first choice counsel in cases involving financial remedies” (Chambers & Partners).

Members are recognised nationally for their expertise in ToLATA and Cohabitation cases. The team have conducted and are familiar with financial remedy and arbitration hearings. A number of our barristers are also trained as collaborative mediators.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Financial remedies (matrimonial and non-matrimonial)

  • Financial provision for children

  • Financial provision after overseas divorce

  • Private FDR's and DRA's

  • Prenuptial, postnuptial and separation agreements

  • Cohabitation Rights

  • ToLATA

  • Divorce and dissolution

  • Forced marriage

  • Inheritance and family provision

  • Injunctions

  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign and English orders

For more information on any member of the team please contact our clerks:

Rebecca Hartley (Senior Clerk) 0113 245 5438 

email: rhartley@zenithchambers.co.uk

Laura Myers (Junior Clerk) 0113 245 5438 

email: lmyers@zenithchambers.co.uk

Bethany Appleyard (Family Billing Clerk) 0113 245 5438

email: bappleyard@zenithchambers.co.uk

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Testimonials

"Zenith Chambers has cemented itself as a leading set for family law in the North East. It is most highly recognized for its work in challenging and sensitive care work for both children and adults."

Chambers & Partners (2014)

"A leading set on the North Eastern Circuit, Zenith Chambers has the strength in depth to offer expertise across a large volume and variety of family law cases. Split into three divisions, the family team provides quality advocates at all levels of call who focus on children law, family finance or adult care."

Chambers & Partners (2016)