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James Stewart

Penningtons Manches

James Stewart
City
London
Category
The Spear’s Indices
Company Size
International
Website
https://www.penningtons.co.uk/people/p-t/james-stewart/

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Penningtons Manches private wealth co-head James Stewart is no stranger to the legal limelight. Back in 2002 he successfully represented the applicant in Clibbery v Allan, which is credited with opening the doors of the family courts to the media. ‘Notwithstanding the decision in Clibbery, my years of practice as a family lawyer and experience of family cases in US jurisdictions – where family cases are routinely held in public – have led me to conclude that the privacy of parties to family proceedings, particularly any children, must be preserved,’ he says. ‘We need to avoid a situation whereby privacy in divorce is only available to those who can afford arbitration.’



 

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