Deborah Bangay QC


"Deborah is an awesome advocate, with huge experience, great judgement, and a reassuring knack for predicting outcomes."

Chambers and Partners 2019


  • Financial Remedies
  • Jurisdiction disputes
  • Schedule 1 claims
  • Pre & post nuptial agreements
  • Inheritance claims    

Financial remedies.

  • FB v PS [2015] EWHC 2979 (fam)
  • EDG v RR [2015]EWHC 3097 (Fam)
  • ZA v AS[2014] EWHC 2630 (Fam)
  • US v SR: [2014] EWHC 175 (Fam)
  • UL v BK [2013] EWHC 1735 (Fam)
  • AC v DC (NO 2 [2013] 2 FLR 1499
  • AC v DC and Others (Financial Remedy: Effect of s 37 Avoidance Order) [2013] 2 FLR 1483
  • BP, KP and NI (Financial Remedy Proceedings: Res Judicata) [2013] 1 FLR 1310
  • Young v Young [2012] [2012] 2 FLR 470
  • G v G (Financial Remedies: Short Marriage: Trust Assets) [2012] 2 FLR 48
  • AR v AR (Treatment of Inherited Wealth) [2012] 2 FLR
  • Golubovich v Golubovich [2010] EWHC 2267 (FAM)
  • FZ v SZ & Anr. [2010] AER (D) 189 Jul
  • Golubovich v Golubovich [2010] AER (D) 136
  • D v D (Divorce: Media Presence) [2009] 2 FLR 324VB v JP [2008] 1 FLR 742
  • P v P [2008] 1 FLR 742
  • North v North [2008] 1 FLR 158
  • C v C [2009] 1 FLR 8
  • MacFarlane v MacFarlane; Parlour v Parlour [2004] 1 FLR 893    
  • Gray’s Inn
  • FLBA
  • Soho House
  • Member of the RADA Development Board
  • Wycombe High School
  • Exeter University- LLB
  • Council of Legal Education- Barrister at Law
  •  ‘Beloved by footballers, princesses and tech billionaires, her fan club grows by the minute.’ Legal 500 2019
  • "She is all over the papers, phenomenal in court and a great cross-examiner." Chambers & Partners 2018
  • 'She is tenacious and punchy, works phenomenally hard and brings a lot of energy to litigation.' Legal 500 2016
  • “Deals in High value matrimonial  cases..a number of her matters are international in nature and she is a noted expert of pre-nuptial agreements”. Chambers and partners 2015
  • She is “Simply stupendous.”
    “In terms of her client handling she is just phenomenal.” Chambers & Partners 2014
  • “Simply brilliant. A tremendous proponent of her client’s cause..and an assertive advocate. She is special. When you need someone to fight your corner she is unparalleled” Chambers and partners 2015
  • She is ‘a tower of strength to clients at their time of need’
    Legal 500 2104
  • She “ is an extremely effective advocate who is climbing to the top of her profession. Peers view her as a dangerous opponent and clients admire her “tenacious and forceful” approach. One peer commented: “She always goes in hard for her client. If you’re against her you know it’s fists up and a fight.” Chambers & Partners 2010
  • “A “firecracker of a barrister” she “is a robust advocate” who will fight her client’s corner and gee them up if necessary. She is famed for her tenacious style and uncompromising approach. “You need shin pads and ear muffs to deal with her, but there’s no denying she is effective” Chambers & Partners 2009
  • “She has “more of a Rocky Balboa style of advocacy” and an unpretentious touch that “inspires confidence in clients and professional witnesses. She is primarily a matrimonial finance specialist.”
    “A robust tactician and advocate” she is a “good fighter who clients quickly warm to”. Chambers & Partners 2008

Deborah is divorced and the mother of twin boys now 22.

She enjoys daily exercise (swimming and working out) and attends the theatre and ballet on a regular basis. She retains her passion for football, actively supporting Manchester United and England. Her holidays are spent travelling far and wide.