Eleanor Marsh

Call - 2016 Joined Chambers - 2017
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Family - Finance

Eleanor conducts a wide variety of advocacy appearing on behalf of husbands, wives, and interveners in matrimonial finance cases. Eleanor regularly represents clients at the full spectrum of hearings, including (but not limited to):

  • First hearings
  • Interim hearings
  • Section 37 applications
  • FDR appointments
  • Contested final hearings
  • Appeals

Eleanor is known for her empathetic but clear advice; and regularly negotiates fair settlements for her clients, even where there are limited matrimonial assets to be divided.

Qualifications

Bar Professional Training Course, The University of Law (London, Bloomsbury), July 2016

Law (European and International), The University of Sheffield 2011-2015

Erasmus Placements (studying law in French):

L’Université du Luxembourg, 2014

L’Université de Jean Moulin, Lyon III, 2013

Memberships

Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Lord Denning Society, Lincoln’s Inn

Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare

Awards/Scholarships

Sunley Pupillage Scholarship; Lincoln’s Inn, 2016

Lord Denning Scholarship; Lincoln’s Inn, 2015

Hardwicke Entrance Award; Lincoln’s Inn, 2015

The President’s Award; The University of Law, 2015

National Finalist; UK Law Undergraduate of the Year Award, Sponsored by Mayer Brown, 2014

Further Information

Eleanor joined St Ives Chambers as a second six pupil, under the supervision of Jeremy Weston QC, and has been a tenant since November 2017.

During her university studies, Eleanor completed a Stage at the European Court of Justice in the cabinet of Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston, conducting legal research in French. In addition, Eleanor spent a month in Accra, Ghana, working for an NGO Human Rights Project within youth prisons and leading presentations on police corruption and child labour.

Whilst studying for the Bar Professional Training Course, Eleanor represented Lincoln’s Inn at the Imperial Open Debating Competition and was a finalist of the Sir Louis Gluckstein Advocacy Competition, Lincoln’s Inn.

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