Dominic is a family law specialist who also has expertise in dealing with disputes involving co-owned property. He is regularly instructed by intervenors in matrimonial finance cases.
He is a leading junior in matrimonial finance cases who has been ranked in band 2 in Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500. He has particular experience of dealing with financial remedy cases involving pre-nuptial agreements, international elements including jurisdiction disputes and other potentially complicating factors such as trusts (both UK and international), bankruptcy, partnerships and companies.
Whilst matrimonial finance cases are a principal area of practice, Dominic also has significant experience of Children Act disputes (both Private and Public Law) and Schedule 1 Children Act Cases.
After attending Oxford University (Worcester College), Dominic studied to be an actor and theatre director at Webber Douglas Academy in London. He was called to the Bar having been awarded an Asbury Scholarship and a Harmsworth Exhibition by Middle Temple.
Al-Saeddy v Musawi  2 FLR 287.
F v F (divorce: jurisdiction)  2 FLR 1496.
RK v RK (financial resources: trust assets)  1 FLR 329
F v F (Pre-Nuptial Agreement)  1 FLR 1743.
Dorney-Kingdom v Dorney- Kingdom  2 FLR 855.
What the directories say
“An expert in matrimonial finance, but who also handles a wide array of other family work including private law children matters….Very precise in his advice, and also easy in his manner and well able to relate to his clients. The Legal 500 2014
“Dominic Brazil is always on top of his papers, however complex and is a great tactician in finance cases. [He] is also applauded for his strength in cases with international elements, and for his approachable style and great client care. He is well liked by judges, even in places such as the North Eastern circuit which is not his usual stamping ground.” Chambers and Partners 2015
‘Dominic Brazil has a broad family practice and noted expertise in matrimonial finance cases. Sources attest that he “provides novel and ingenious solutions to complex cases,” and further comment that he has a “very approachable” persona and works well with lay clients.’ Chambers and Partners 2014
Blackstone’s Guide to Civil Partnership Act 2004
Family Law Bar Association
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