UK Top Top Tier 2013

Chambers Bar  Winner 2013Awards

Chambers UK Bar leading Set 2014


Practice profileJanine joined Chambers having successfully completed her pupillage under the supervision of Duncan Brooks, Catherine Cowton and Daniel Bentham. She has experience in all areas of family law including financial remedies, domestic violence and private law children matters. She has appeared in the High Court in matters concerning internal child abduction.

Before coming to QEB, Janine spent a year as a Visiting Scholar at the University of The Gambia where she gave lectures to undergraduate law students and assisted in establishing the country’s first pro bono legal advice centre. She continues to represent clients through the CAB Pro Bono scheme at the Central Family Court and the Bar Pro Bono Unit. Janine also gained experience in dealing with highly sensitive and emotional cases concerning historic child abuse while working for an international law firm specialising in this field.

Appointments and MembershipsFamily Law Bar Association
Gray’s Inn
Bar Pro Bono Unit.

EducationLL.B Law, Bristol University
LL.M Public Law, Bristol University
Award for best postgraduate performance within Social Sciences and Law
BPTC, Kaplan Law School
Lord Justice Holker Award, Gray’s Inn

Personal Janine is a classically trained Soprano and a performance-arts enthusiast. She can still, on occasion, be spotted performing locally in London when time allows!



Janine McGuigan

CALL: 2012

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