• Big Money Assets
    • Children Financial Disputes
    • Civil Partnership
    • Cohabitation Claims
    • Family or Small Business
    • Farming Cases
    • Finances and Foreign Divorce
    • Inheritance Act Claims
    • Middle Range Assets
    • Modest Assets
    • Trusts
    • UK Pensions

Alexander Chandler

Tel: 0207 7936 1500 | AChandler@1kbw.co.uk
1 King's Bench Walk Temple London EC4Y 7DB

Alexander Chandler is a barrister specialising in matrimonial finance, cohabitee claims and family law generally. He is recommended as a leading junior in matrimonial finance by Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. As well as sitting as an arbitrator, Alexander is a Deputy District Judge (Civil and Family) in London and is a Panel Member on the Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service.

What the directories say:

Alex is a rising star whose intellect, advocacy and communication skills are excellent. Meticulous in his preparation, he responds quickly to instructions and is pragmatic and sensible in his advice.” Chambers & Partners (2015)

I think of him when an exceptional level of attention to detail is required. His stellar preparation shows in the courtroom. He thinks about it all in advance and so he’s a reassuring advocate to have.” Chambers & Partners (2016)

“His knowledge of black-letter law is extremely good” Legal 500 (2015)

“…expert in matrimonial finance and TOLATA matters, as well as Schedule 1 issues and intervener cases. “He is very, very good, and a go-to barrister.” – Chambers & Partners (2014)

Reported cases:

R v R (Sanctions) [2015] EWCA Civ 796, [2015] WLR (forthcoming)


Publications include Halsbury’s Law of England, Vol. 5(4), Butterworths’ Civil Court Precedents and Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law. Alexander regularly lectures on financial remedies and contributes articles to publications such as Family Law. Recent examples include

  • “Taking the Bank of Mum and Dad to Court” [2015] Fam Law (forthcoming)
  • ‘The Devil in the Detail: Court Bundles Direction and J v J’ Family Law Week, November 2014
  • “Bleak House II: The Interveners” [2013] Fam Law 821
  • “The Law Is Now Reasonably Clear: The Courts’ Approach to Non-Matrimonial Assets” [2012] Fam Law 163
  • “Harmony in Practice: The Relevance of CPR Case Law to the FPR”, [2011] Fam Law 841
  • “Quantifying Shares in Jointly Owned Property: Stack v Dowden and Kernott v Jones“, [2010] Fam Law 834


Barrister, Part-time Judge
Geographic Region:
Channel Islands, East Midlands, East of England, Isle of Man, London, North East, North West, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South East, South West, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire and The Humber



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