1 King's Bench Walk is a leading set specialising in family law, with a pre-eminent national and international reputation. 1KBW is consistently ranked in ‘Band 1’ for both matrimonial finance and children law by the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories. There are 52 members of chambers, including 12 Queen’s Counsel. Recently the Legal 500 acclaimed 1KBW as “Family Law Set of the Year 2013”,
The latest edition of Legal 500 describes us as “at the forefront of family law”. The latest edition of Chambers & Partners describes us as “the actual and future heavyweights of the family bar’.
“1KBW is one of the best sets in the country for matrimonial finance work” (Chambers & Partners 2014), and our breadth of talent in this field is unrivalled. Members of chambers have acted in most of the landmark cases of the last two decades, such as White, Miller, MacFarlane, Moore, Charman, Imerman, Radmacher.
1KBW offers many of the current ‘stars’ in the fields of both private and public children law, and various members of chambers have appeared (for more than one party) in each of the last four international child abduction cases in the Supreme Court.
In addition to advocacy and advisory work, we offer one of the strongest and most experienced dispute resolution teams in the country, including mediation, ‘private FDR’ and arbitration