‘She is calm and collected and always one step ahead of the game, providing pragmatic and sensible advice.’
The Legal 500, 2016

Chambers & Partners Family Junior Barrister of the Year 2014

Experience

Year of Call: 1994

Education

Jurisprudence BA (Hons) (Oxon)
Lincoln College

Profile

Judith is unusual in that she is recommended in the leading directories for being expert in both financial and children cases.  She is equally able in diverse cases from high net worth ancillary reliefs to leave to remove and child abduction matters.  This enables her to be instructed on all aspects resulting from family breakdown.

Professional Memberships

South Eastern Circuit
Family Law Bar Association

Directories

She is calm and collected and always one step ahead of the game, providing pragmatic and sensible advice.’
The Legal 500, 2016
Leading Junior in the areas of Children Law and Family Law (including divorce and financial remedy)

 


Someone who is able to put clients at ease with her confident and straightforward approach. She is often instructed in cases that involve both money and private law children issues.

Strengths: “She’s got an incredibly good way of getting the client on board and gives clear, sensible advice.”
Chambers & Partners 2016

Unshakeable, clear and persuasive.’ ‘Very able, and a joy to work with.’
The Legal 500, 2015
Leading Junior in the areas of Children Law and Family Law (including divorce and financial remedy)

An accomplished junior who tackles both matrimonial finance and complex children law proceedings, and garners praise from peers and solicitors alike.

Expertise: “She’s a real client favourite who has got what it takes to be a silk one day.”
Chambers & Partners 2015

Judith Murray – ‘She has a commanding knowledge of the law.’
‘A calming presence and an authoritative voice in court.’
The Legal 500, 2014
Leading Junior in the areas of Children Law and Family Law (including divorce and financial remedy)

In addition to her strength in children cases, she is highly esteemed in the matrimonial finance arena, and handles complex and high-value cross-border matters.

Expertise: “She has been excellent, and is very good with clients. She is very tough and deals with everything really well. She is also great on her feet.”
Chambers & Partners 2014

Judith Murray is ‘a senior junior of choice whenever money and children are in dispute’, who can ‘always be relied upon.’
Leading Junior in the areas of Children Law and Family Law (including divorce and ancillary relief)
The Legal 500, 2013

Judith Murray, recognised for her abilities in the matrimonial finance sphere, has handled numerous high net worth cases with an international dimension, as well as Inheritance Act matters. Sources remark that she is “calm and great in court.”
Chambers & Partners 2013

Judith Murray, who is ‘intelligent and fast thinking, and works well under pressure’.
The Legal 500, 2012

Judith Murray comes highly recommended for her expertise in both matrimonial finance and children cases, including Schedule 1 Children Act. Sources applaud Murray for her “no-nonsense approach,” and because she is “technically sound and confident with both opponents and judges.”
Chambers & Partners 2012

Recommended as a Leading Family Junior in The Legal 500, 2011

Judith Murray focuses mainly on matrimonial finance work. According to sources “she has great antennae for spotting the potential pitfalls of a case.” She is one of a phalanx of talented juniors.
Chambers & Partners 2011

The “unflappable and industrious” Judith Murray, who particularly impresses on ancillary relief matters.
Chambers & Partners 2010

18/12/15
[2015] EWCA Civ 1298
14/01/13
[2013] EWHC 399 (Fam)
31/07/07
(2008) 1 FLR 699; [2007] EWCA Civ 1059
14/06/07
[2007] EWHC 1404 (Fam); [2007] 2 FLR 1010
19/05/05
[2005] EWCA Civ 735
14/11/01
[2001] EWCA Civ 1827