Samantha Hillas KC
Published: 16/05/2023 12:56
Sam Hillas is a senior member of SJB’s matrimonial finance team, dealing exclusively with financial remedy work. Commended by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 as a “charismatic and client-friendly advocate” who “works like a Trojan”, Sam specialises in high net worth and/or complex cases, especially those involving marital agreements, trusts and corporate structures, cases involving non-disclosure and Schedule 1 Children Act.
Are We Clear? Transparency and the TIG Financial Remedies Sub-Group Report
The conclusions of the Financial Remedies Sub-Group of the Transparency Implementation Group were published in April 2023. Established by the President of Family Division and led by HHJ Stuart Farquhar, a group of 13 – judges, lawyers, a legal blogger and a journalist, based around the country – spent countless hours over several months tackling the often misunderstood and controversial topic of transparency in the Financial Remedies Court.
‘An ascent so steep as to make a meteor blush’ – The valedictory for the Honourable Mr Justice Mostyn, 3 October 2023
On Monday, 2 October 2023 history was made in Court 4 of the Royal Courts of Justice, with the swearing in of the first ever Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales. Just a day later, in the very same, similarly packed-out court room, Lady Carr crossed the rope to open at the valedictory of the honourable and inimitable Mr Justice Mostyn.