Gareth Jacques

Joint Head of Chambers
Call 2007
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"Brilliant in all respects, especially on complex finance issues." Chambers Guide to the UK Bar


Gareth specialises exclusively in financial remedies and TOLATA applications and has been consistently ranked as a leading practitioner in the field by the Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 directories, describing him as “exceptional, approachable and extremely knowledgeable.”

Gareth regularly acts and advises in the most complex of financial remedies cases involving high net worth clients, high-profile individuals and issues relating to businesses and trusts

Gareth has a particular expertise and interest in acting in agricultural divorce cases across the country. Living in rural Lincolnshire, Gareth has a thorough understanding of the particular needs and intricacies of such cases.

Gareth sits regularly as a Private FDR evaluator and is one of the leading individuals in this field in the East Midlands. Gareth is a qualified Arbitrator under the IFLA Financial Scheme allowing him to arbitrate financial remedy, TOLATA and Schedule 1 disputes.

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Gareth recently appeared in the High Court and successfully argued in front of Holman J for the setting aside of a divorce secured overseas by one party to the marriage which prevented the other side from applying for financial relief in England.

A further case involved representing a husband during agricultural financial relief proceedings following a 20-year marriage with assets of over £6.2 million. The husband retained the farm and land and an order was approved by the Court in line with his advice.


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‘Gareth is always well-prepared and well-reputed amongst the judiciary. His advocacy skills are brilliant, whether it is cross-examining or providing submissions. He is well-organised and fills in both the lawyers and the client.’ (The Legal 500 2024)

'Highly competent and eloquent advocate’ 'He has a pleasant client manner and is always prepared to go the extra mile.’ (The Legal 500 2023)

‘Gareth is incredibly committed with a very pleasant and empathetic client manner. Nothing is too much trouble. He works incredibly hard and is not afraid to “think out of the box”.' (The Legal 500 2022)

"Gareth is a detailed and knowledgeable counsel who never fails to deliver exemplary advice. He is extremely helpful and a true expert in his field." "He is sensible and focused with an excellent client manner."(Chambers Guide to the Bar 2022)

"He is exceptional: he is always approachable, pays massive attention to detail and has a really good financial knowledge and can be relied upon. He is committed to his clients" (Chambers Guide to the Bar 2020)

“Experienced in handling divorce cases involving large agricultural estates. "Brilliant in all respects, especially on complex finance issues." "Very smart and very personable." (Chambers Guide to the Bar 2019)

"Has excellent advocacy skills and is tenacious in cross-examination." "He is extremely knowledgeable on complex financial proceedings and his preparation is second to none." (Chambers Guide to the UK Bar 2018)
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