Tim Bishop QC

Call
1991
Silk
2011

"He has a great bedside manner with clients. They always feel supported by him and confident that he has understood their case and what matters to them. He is always well prepared and has a particularly effective style of advocacy which combines conviction with persuasiveness."

Chambers and Partners 2019

Practice

  • A market leader in top-level financial cases on divorce
  • One of only 3 "star individuals" in Chambers and Partners 2018 for matrimonial finance
  • Habitually instructed by magic circle firms
  • Specialist in financial work for 25 years
  • Regularly appears in high-profile cases
  • Ably supported by numerous juniors inside and outside Chambers

  • High value financial remedy cases
  • Jurisdiction disputes
  • Nuptial agreements
  • Schedule 1 CA 1989 claims
  • Financial Provision after overseas divorce
  • Ecclestone v Stunt
  • X v X [2016] EWCA 1995 (Fam)
  • Work v Gray [2017] EWCA Civ 270
  • Appleton v Gallagher
  • Robertson v Robertson [2016] EWHC 613 (Fam)
  • Gray v Work [2015] EWHC 834 (fam)
  • Tan v Choy [2014] EWCA Civ 251
  • Gallagher v Lawrence [2012] EWCA Civ 394
  • H v S [2011] EWHC B23 (Fam)
  • FZ v SZ [2010] EWHC 1630 (Fam)
  • Lykiardopulo v Lykiardopulo [2010] EWCA Civ 1315
  • McCartney v Mills McCartney [2008] EWHC 401 (Fam)
  • Vaughan v Vaughan [2010] EWCA Civ 349
  • SR v CR [2008] EWHC 2329 (Fam)
  • Miller v Miller [2006]  EWHL 24
  • Xydhias v Xydhias [1998]EWCA Civ 1966
  • Former member of Editorial board of At A Glance
  • Enforcement of Financial Orders in Matrimonial Proceedings (with Gavin Smith)
  • FLBA
  • RAC
  • Trinity College Law Society

Trinity College Cambridge (MA)

 

Legal 500 2019: ‘An immensely skilled advocate operating at the top of his game and as impressive on paper as he is on his feet.’

Chambers & Partners 2018: “Extremely tactically aware, very efficient and no nonsense”

Legal 500 2017: “a real star”

Spears 2015: “A class act with a relaxed style which is popular with clients”

Married with four children