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Background

James Snelus

Call: 1999

James Snelus practices soley in the field of Family law, undertaking a wide range of cases.

Expertise

Family

James practices the following areas:

Matrimonial Finance

Businesses, multiple properties and complex pension assets

Regular instructions in high value cases involving SME’s and the full range of family businesses, including farms. Frequently advising and acting in cases with investment property or pension assets in excess of 1million.

Matrimonial Finance

Nuptial agreements

Experienced in drafting pre and post nuptial settlements and often instructed in cases where such agreements are involved.

Domestic trusts

Intervenors in financial remedies
Acts for and against intervenors in financial remedy cases involving third party property rights.

Domestic trusts

Cohabitee disputes
Particular expertise in cases involving formal or informal trusts, estoppels or arguments over unjust enrichment between couples or family members.

Inheritance disputes

Claims under the Inheritance Act 1975
Experienced in dealing with claims under the Inheritance Act 1975 including in the High Court.

International elements

Jurisdictional disputes
Experienced in dealing with arguments over jurisdiction in the context of divorce (Brussels II)

International elements

Overseas assets or interests
Experienced in dealing with cases involving property or other interests outside the jurisdiction.

Arbitration

IFLA financial panel
Qualified as an Arbitrator under the IFLA Financial Scheme in 2017. Undertakes all areas of financial arbitration under the Scheme.

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Appointments strengthen family group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers

James Snelus brings a wealth of knowledge in the fields of matrimonial finance, trusts of land, schedule 1 claims and inheritance act disputes.  He has particular…

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  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of the FLBA
  • Member of the Midland Circuit
  • Large and small groups
  • Regularly delivers seminars and lectures on areas of expertise. Recent seminar topics include dealing with businesses, instructing experts in financial remedy cases and trusts.

Related News, Resources and Events

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Appointments strengthen family group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers

James Snelus brings a wealth of knowledge in the fields of matrimonial finance, trusts of land, schedule 1 claims and inheritance act disputes.  He has particular…

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Clerk Team

Adam Wadley

Practice Director, Family

adamw@no5.com

07780 453079

Clare Radburn

Practice Director, Family, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

clarer@no5.com

07809 407950

Monica Hussain

Family Clerk and Admin Assistant

monicah@no5.com

Sophie Wright

Family Clerk and Admin Assistant

sophiew@no5.com

Gugandeep Kooner

Family Clerk and Admin Assistant

gugandeepk@no5.com

Paul Sams

Paul Sams

Family Clerk (Consultant)

pauls@no5.com

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