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Stephanie Brown - Family

Since 1990, Stephanie has been exclusively specialising in all forms of complex matrimonial financial provision and related cases, with particular emphasis on those involving:

Substantial assets
Farming issues
Family companies and other business interests
Conflict of laws relating to divorce
Financial provision for children


LLB (Hons)


Stephanie is a member of the Birmingham Family Court
Finance Committee and is a current member of the FLBA.


"Continues to lead the field." "Her assistance and the service from No5 have been absolutely second to none. Her commitment and availability out of hours and the hospitality from No5 were absolutely superb. We received a Rolls-Royce service."
Chambers UK, 2016


‘She is very forensic, with a precise eye for detail.’
Legal 500, 2015

Continues to excel in complex financial remedy cases, including those with business and trust elements. She regularly appears in the High Court and Court of Appeal, acting for high net worth clients, including those from the agricultural sector.
"Stephanie is a very strong advocate who fights her client's corner with gusto."
"She has a very empathetic, human approach to cases."
- Chambers UK 2015

Always two steps ahead of the opposition
- Legal 500 2014

"She is a formidable negotiator and a skilled advocate." also adding "Stephanie has a sharp brain, and is a real fighter." 
- Chambers UK 2014

Stephanie Brown is noted in Legal 500 2013 for her family work.

Stephanie Brown has focused her practice on complicated cases relating to matrimonial financial provision. She has considerable expertise across the full range of matrimonial finance issues, and is especially highly regarded for her skill in cases involving substantial assets. 
- Chambers UK 2013 

Well known for heavyweight ancillary relief cases, Brown is "a formidable opponent who prepares excellently and offers superb attention to detail"
- Chambers UK 2011

Stephanie Brown "fights hard for her clients" and is well regarded for her work in ancillary relief 
- Chambers UK 2010

Stephanie Brown is "experienced where private companies and complex family businesses are involved"
- Legal 500 2009

“the ‘robust’ Stephanie Brown is a specialist high net worth ancillary relief practitioner. She is a ‘good advocate and a tough negotiator’ who will fight her corner hard”
- Chambers UK 2006

“Stephanie Brown is highly recommended and handles a diet of high net worth ancillary relief work”
- Chambers UK 2005

“Stephanie Brown is one of the very best ancillary relief juniors on circuit”
- The Legal 500 2005

“goes through fat briefs like a hot knife through butter”
- Chambers UK 2003

“always gives her opponents a run for their money”
- Chambers UK 2002

Stephanie is also the winner of the 2002 Birmingham Barrister of the Year Award and has been “highly recommended” by leading professionals.
“Leading Junior, premier league”, “well regarded as a money practitioner and reputed to be a formidable opponent”
- Chambers UK 2001