Portrait of Shannon Knight

Shannon Knight

Year of Call 2021

Professional Practice

Shannon joined Chambers in October 2022 following the completion of her pupillage under the supervision of Richard Tambling, Petra Teacher, and Alexa Storey-Rea.

During her pupillage, Shannon was involved in a wide range of cases, including financial remedy matters, private and public children proceedings, TLATA 1996 proceedings, and applications brought under the Family Law Act 1996.

Shannon now accepts instructions on cases across all areas of family law.

Prior to joining Chambers, Shannon worked as a Paralegal at Sears Tooth, assisting on a variety of high value financial claims. She was also the Co-President of the Inner Temple Debating Society, having previously represented the Inn at national and international competitions.

  • Recommendations

    “Shannon Knight is one to watch. She is extraordinarily well prepared and already operating at a level years beyond her call.”
    Solicitor, financial remedy matter
    “Shannon is a tenacious, articulate and talented advocate… Shannon’s position statements are some of the best I have seen, they are incredibly well prepared, thorough and show excellent attention to detail.”
    Solicitor, private children matter
  • Publications and Lecturing

    • Shannon has spoken at The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ Forensic & Expert Witness Conference and Resolution’s National Conference. Shannon also provides lectures and seminars for solicitors on various areas of the law, with a particular focus on financial remedy and private children proceedings.

    • ‘Xydhias, 25 Years On- What Exactly IS a Xydhias Agreement?’ (Financial Remedies Journal, Spring 2024, with Daniel Mutton)

  • Personal Information


    • London School of Economics and Political Science – LLB (First Class Honours)
    • The University of Law- BPTC (Very Competent) and LLM (Distinction)


    • Major Scholarship, Inner Temple
    • Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award, Inner Temple
    • Ridgway Scholarship, Harlaxton College