Portrait of Alexis Campbell QC

Alexis Campbell QC

Year of Call 1990 Silk 2017

Professional Practice

Core practice area is matrimonial finance with particular interest in: international disputes; offshore trusts; pensions; and companies. Extensive experience in high net worth cases, unravelling complex financial arrangements. Hard negotiator but sensible and pragmatic advice. Children practice focuses on private disputes with a focus on international relocation cases.

  • Recommendations

    "She's a great advocate who is very on top of the figures and will fight your corner fiercely." "She is beyond bright, and her bedside manner is impeccable."
    Chambers & Partners 2019
    ‘Fiercely intelligent.’ Legal500 2018/2019
    Legal500 2018/2019
    Commended for her intelligence, insight and approachability
    The Legal 500
    A strong junior for complex cross-border financial disputes and international private law children matters. Expertise: "She is the complete deal. She is sensationally good at picking up papers and gets what the issues are. A brilliant advocate who has just got the lot."
    Chambers & Partners 2015
    Increasingly recognised for her excellence in matrimonial finance work, especially those cases involving trusts, company disputes, nuptial agreements and international matters. Expertise: "She has always been great; she is excellent on her feet." "A great negotiator."
    Chambers & Partners 2014
    ‘Staggeringly good, not only at grasping detail and commercial practicalities, but also in presenting them.'
    Legal 500 2015
  • Notable Cases

    • AS v JS & Others
      [2013] EWHC 1699 (Fam)
    • Sharma v Sharma and others
      [2012] EWHC 2529 (Fam)
    • Martin-Dye v Martin-Dye
      [2006] 2 FLR 901
    • R v Laing

  • Publications and Lecturing

    • Lectures routinely within chambers and as guest speaker to solicitors’ firms. Recent topics include costs, pensions, disputes involving family companies and periodical payments (imposing and resisting term orders). Supervising editor within Lawyer’s Circle/Oxfam as part of “Raising Her Voice” assessment of the African Women’s Rights Movement.

  • Personal Information

    Married, with 2 children. Lives in London. Enjoys sailing, travelling, making wine and drinking it.

Appointments

  • Crown Court Recorder,
    2010

Memberships

  • FLBA
  • Fellow of International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • Member of Lawyers Circle