Ashley Murray ChambersThe Northern Circuit’s first virtual internet family law Barristers’ Chambers introducing for solicitors, if required, the unique facility to book Ashley Murray directly on line for divorce and financial remedy related representation and advice of clients. The model of the traditional city centre barristers’ chambers with high overheads is now outdated and unduly burdensome in costs adding significantly to the barristers’ fee to the client. In an internet age, the modern barrister’s practice has the capacity to be far more flexible and economical. The North West has long required a specialised family law chambers where solicitors and clients can access the highest calibre of barrister skilled in family work – Ashley Murray Chambers is intended to be a foundation for such a facility.
Ashley Murray Chambers has from 28th April 2015 become the first family practice in England and Wales to be registered with the Bar Standards Board and the Bar Indemnity Fund as Ashley Murray Limited, an entity to provide family finance advocacy, litigation, and expert legal advice services.
AshleyAshley is the most experienced specialised divorce and financial remedy senior barrister in the North West. Having been the first on Circuit to specialise exclusively in divorce and financial remedy cases nearly two decades ago, he has for many years been recognised nationally as a leading barrister in such work. He also has many published articles in leading law journals to his name and is the co-author of a standard legal textbook.
In W v H (No 2) (Contempt: Contents of Application Notice)  EWHC 2436 (Fam),  FLR (forthcoming and reported at  Fam Law 288), Parker J considered the procedural requirements of committal applications and the powers of the court to remedy defects (to read more please visit http://www.familylaw.co.uk/news_and_comment/do-s-and-donts-of-committal-applications?platform=hootsuite#.VxiiYDArKhc)
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The Family Justice Council has launched a new financial guide to help people going through a divorce without a lawyer. The guide can be found here.
Cohabitation: Law, Practice and Precedents review – “I found this to be very interesting and perhaps one of the best written commentaries I have read on this area of law. I note that the chapter on pre-nuptial agreements in earlier editions of the book have similarly been well received.” Graeme Fraser, Hunters, London Family Law Journal, April 2016