Jacqueline Humphreys

Year of Call: 1994

Inn: Lincolns Inn

Superb – probably the best ecclesiastical practitioner in the South West and the Midlands. She is dogged and determined and has a very good sense of judgement.”

Chambers UK,  2020
Ecclesiastical Law

Jacqueline is a confident and highly competent advocate, specialising in the financial aspects of relationship breakdown. She rejoined the St John’s Chambers Family & Divorce team from a chambers in Birmingham where she had an enviable reputation for quality and attention to detail.

In financial resolution cases following divorce or civil partnership dissolution she has extensive experience of resolving cases involving family businesses, companies, trusts, pension assets and third party claims on family assets. She enjoys the forensic challenge of tracing hidden assets and is highly effective in cross examination.

However, she does not look for unnecessary confrontation and is often able to negotiate a realistic compromise that is advantageous to her client.

Jacqueline also has wide experience of financial disputes between unmarried partners including under Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act and Schedule 1 of the Children Act.

Other areas of expertise include children matters, domestic violence protection, charity law and ecclesiastical law.

Until recently she was a school governor and a trustee of a national charity.

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA (Jurisprudence) Oxon
  • LLM (Canon Law) Cardiff
  • Deputy Chancellor of Southwell and Nottingham