UK Top Top Tier 2013

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Chambers UK Bar leading Set 2014

Cases and publications

Quan v Bray [2017] EWCA Civ 405
AB v FC [2016] EWHC 3285 (Fam)
E v E (Art 19 and Seisin BIIa) [2015] EWHC 3742 (Fam)
WD v HD [2015] EWHC 1547 (Fam)
Joy v Joy [2014] EWHC 3769 (Fam)
Y v Y (Financial Remedy - Marriage Contract) [2014] 2920 EWHC (Fam)
Joy v Joy [2014] EWCA Civ 520
HMRC v Charman [2012] EWHC 1448 (Fam); [2012] 2 FLR
FL v Registrar General [2011] 2 FLR 630
Lykiardopulo v Lykiardopulo [2011] 1 FLR 1427
H v H (pensions) [2010] 2 FLR 173
M v V (Art 23 Brussels 1) [2010] All ER (D) 216
Judge v Judge [2009] 1 FLR 1287
Mahon v Mahon [2008] EWCA Civ 901
CR v CR [2008] 1 FLR 323
Moore v Moore [2007] 2 FLR 339
Sulaiman v Juffali [2002] 1 FLR 479
Khreino v Khreino (No 2) [2000] 1 FCR 80
Joseph v Joseph [1998] All ER (D) 653

Stewart is a seasoned and popular choice as a speaker.  He has lectured extensively on family and human rights law, and on the law relating to same-sex partners.  He was heavily involved in training the judiciary, the bar, solicitors, and the Lord Chancellor’s Department on the Human Rights Act when it first came into force. Please click on the following link to see an extract from his lecture The Right to Marry: A Universal Right? given to the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in Salzburg in May 2013. Webinar link.

He has written numerous reviews and articles including:
"Palm Tree Justice": The Distribution of Chattels on the Breakdown of a Marriage, Christie's Bulletin for Professional Advisers (1996)
"With All my Worldly Goods I Thee Endow"? The Status of Pre-Nuptial Agreements in England and Wales, Family Law Quarterly (American Bar Association), (2000) vol 34
Marriage, Divorce and Ancillary Relief under the Human Rights Act 1998: An Introduction, European Human Rights Law Review [2001] issue 3
The Demise of the Interrogatory [2011] Fam Law 1014

He is also a specialist contributing editor (family law) to Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law (3rd edition)


Stewart Leech QC

CALL: 1992
QC: 2011

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“Very clever, very calm, fantastic with clients and good with judges.”

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