Jacqueline Humphreys

Year of Call: 1994

Inn: Lincolns Inn

A very punchy advocate whose preparation and attention to detail shine through.”

Chambers UK,  2021
Ecclesiastical Law

Jacqueline is a matrimonial finance specialist, with particular expertise in cases with high-value assets and/or complex issues. She was recognised for her work in this area in Legal 500 shortly before moving to part-time work.

She is well respected by judges and professional colleagues, and able to reassure nervous clients and help “over enthusiastic” ones focus on the key issues.

She often lectures on matrimonial finance topics. Recent lecture topics have included:

  • Variation of settlements
  • Self-help after Immerman
  • ToLATA without tears

Related Articles

  • TOLATA and equitable accounting – was the House of Lords wrong in Stack v Dowden?
  • Corporate veil or iron curtain?: The limited options of a spouse following Petrodel v Prest
  • Charity Law Cases Resource Guide, Charity Commission of Northern Ireland, 2011
  • ‘The Civil Partnership Act 2004, Same-sex Marriage & the Church of England’ (2006) Ecc. L.J. 8, pp 289-306
  • ‘The Right to Marry in the Parish Church: A Rehabilitation of Argar v Holdsworth’ (2004) Ecc.L.J. 7, pp 405-417
  • ‘The Shipman Injunction: Right or Wrong?’ Private Client Business (1995) p368, (with Philip Moor)

Qualifications & awards:

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