James Tillyard QC

Silk - 2002   |   Call - 1978
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Dispute Resolution

James is one of the few silks nationally who has managed to successfully combine a high net worth matrimonial finance practice and a practice in children law.

He has considerable experience of dealing with finance cases both as an advocate and as a Judge.

He works throughout the country from Wales to the North of England and is highly recommended by many juniors in his field.

He is a qualified Family Arbitrator (Finance) through the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (FLA) scheme and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

James is available to undertake private FDRs and finance arbitrations.

James is a Member of the Family Bar Association.


BSc Chem Eng (Leeds)


Family Law Bar Association


Called to the Bar 1978

Recorder 1998

Silk 2002

Section 9 deputy High Court Judge 2004

Bencher of the Middle Temple 2014

Arbitrator 2017 (finance)



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