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Family - Finance
(Year of Call 2007)
Joined Chambers: 2008
Law LLB (Hons) - University of Nottingham
BVC - Nottingham Law School
Charmian regularly appears for applicants, respondents and interveners at all stages of proceedings under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004. She also represents parties in applications pursuant to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.
The cases in which Charmian is instructed often involve, for example, debt and bankruptcy issues, public and private sector pension provision, business assets, the alleged concealment of wealth, inherited wealth and significant pre- or post-relationship acquired assets.
Charmian is able to deal sensitively with vulnerable clients and is known for her personable approach.
Chambers & Partners 2016: "She is brilliant; always has a good grasp of the papers, she is good in court and great with the clients." "She is calm as anything - a very safe pair of hands, well prepared, and puts the client at ease."
Case Law Update - November 2013