“He has that aura of experience, and is both very fair and very concerned with his case. What really struck me was how committed he was to protecting his client’s rights.”
Chambers & Partners 2018

Experience

Year of Call: 1971

Profile

Brian initially practiced in Criminal Law, including Courts-martial and general Civil cases before specialising in Family Law and Local Government.  He has long had an established practice in Family Law, including cases involving children, Public and Private Law, as well as those relating to vulnerable adults.

Brian is ranked as a Leading Junior in the field of Family Law in the 2011 Legal 500


Brian has appeared in both Civil and Criminal Judicial Reviews in child and vulnerable adult cases.  He is also an experienced practitioner in Public Interest Immunity, ancillary relief and cases brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975.

Keen interest in scientific matters, especially in the field of genetics and aviation; dabbles in a wide variety of other interests ranging from reading to going on long contemplative walks.

Professional Memberships

Gray’s Inn
FLBA

Directories

Brings extensive experience to bear in complex children proceedings. He has a specialism in public law cases representing vulnerable adults, and is also experienced in Hague Convention cases.
Strengths: “He is a phenomenal barrister with very good client care skills and great legal knowledge.”
Chambers & Partners 2019

‘His advocacy is understated but forceful and his written work is exemplary.’
Legal 500, 2019


Brings extensive experience to bear in complex children proceedings. He has a specialism in public law cases representing vulnerable adults.
Strengths: “He has that aura of experience, and is both very fair and very concerned with his case. What really struck me was how committed he was to protecting his client’s rights.”
Chambers & Partners 2018

‘A specialist in public law cases.’
Legal 500, 2017

Brings extensive experience to bear in complex children proceedings. He has a specialism in public law cases representing vulnerable adults.
Strengths: “He’s a true gentleman. His detailed, understated advocacy gets him the ear of the court.”
Chambers & Partners 2017

‘He is incredibly polite and always willing to listen.’
The Legal 500, 2016

A very senior junior with a great deal of experience who focuses his practice on private and public children matters. He is also experienced at dealing with community care issues as well as judicial review proceedings.

Strengths: “One of my favourite barristers of all time. He is such a gentleman. He listens to you, he rings you and talks you through what he plans on doing.”
Chambers & Partners 2016

‘A highly experienced junior.’
The Legal 500, 2015

An experienced advocate who focuses on all aspects of private and public children law, as well as community care law. He is particularly strong on cases where there are allegations of sexual abuse or questions of parental authority and competence.
Chambers & Partners 2015

‘He has expertise in both public and private law.’
The Legal 500, 2014

Comes recommended for his representation of local authorities, parents and guardians in public children cases.

Expertise: “He is a charming man and a safe pair of hands. He presents cases in a fair way and will always work hard and do things decently.”

Recent work: Handled a case looking at the legality of a local authority’s plan to remove a child from its mother immediately after birth without informing the mother of the intention to do so.
Chambers & Partners 2014

Recommended as a Leading Junior in the area of Child Law
The Legal 500, 2013

Ranked as a Leading Junior in The Legal 500, 2011

“Brain Jubb handles all aspects of public law children matters, as well as private law issues including child abduction adn adoption.”
The Legal 500, 2010

09/04/15
[2015] EWCA Civ 334
25/11/14
[2014] EWCA Civ 1519
15/06/10
[2010] 2 FLR 1455 : [2010] Fam Law 1053 : [2010] EWCA Civ 826
02/01/09
[2009] 1 FLR 1425; [2009] EWCA Civ 72
19/11/08
[2009] 1 FLR 1177 : [2009] 3 FCR 674 : [2008] EWCA Civ; [2009] Fam Law 283 : Times, December 16, 2008
18/03/08
[2008] 2 FLR 581; [2008] EWHC 540 (Fam)
05/03/08
[2008] 1 FLR 1668; [2008] EWHC 400 (Admin)
27/06/06
[2006] EWCA Civ 878
20/07/04
[2004] EWHC 1628 (Fam)