Juliet Allen

Call: 2005

Introduction

Juliet is a matrimonial finance and family trusts specialist. She is experienced at dealing with financial remedy applications at all stages from interim applications (e.g. maintenance pending suit and avoidance of disposition) through to multi-day final hearings and appeals.

Juliet’s practice includes cases involving complex business arrangements, unusual trust structures, analysis of business accounts, farming cases and cases in which there are issues of non-disclosure or dissipation of assets. Juliet has a particular interest in cases in which trusts issues arise within financial remedy proceedings. She also regularly accepts instructions in relation to cohabitee disputes pursuant to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and applications for financial provision pursuant to Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.

What the directories say:

  • “A rising star. She is exceptionally thorough in her preparation, as well as tenacious in her presentation.” “She has a brilliant manner with clients and is good under pressure.” – Chambers UK 2019
  • “A passionate barrister who is unafraid of a fight.” – Legal 500 2019
  • “She is absolutely excellent and even-handed. Not only does she work incredibly hard, she is an excellent advocate with an eye for detail and complexity.” “She has a brilliant rapport with the clients, nothing is too much trouble for her. She is very sympathetic to the client’s needs.” – Chambers UK 2018
  • “An incisive cross-examiner.” – Legal 500 2017
  • “Extremely easy to work with, a very good advocate and very affable.” “Good with her clients, robust and always clear and realistic with her advice.” – Chambers UK 2017

Professional Memberships and Awards:

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Grays Inn
  • Webber Prize, Andrews Prize, Herbert Smith Prize (UCL)
  • Bacon Award (Grays Inn 2004)

Appointments and Qualifications:

  • LLB, Inns of Court School of Law

My Expertise