David Chidgey specialises in matrimonial finance and trusts of land cases.
He is recognised for his ability to provide clear advice and persuasive advocacy.
David has substantial advocacy experience and focuses on getting home the points which will make a difference to his client's case.
He believes it is important that the law is made as clear as possible to those who are affected by it. He has a website with over 40 video recordings which explain the divorce process in clear language: www.davidondivorce.co.uk.
David is the editor of the Albion Chambers Matrimonial Finance newsletter. He is also a member of the Albion Chambers Management Committee.
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- Enforcement of family financial orders: a practical guide
- Maintenance pending suit and legal services orders
- Child maintenance: “the gross income scheme”
- Financial Remedies Update: “Maintenance how long and how much”
- Update on interveners in Financial Remedies proceedings
- The principles of equitable accounting
- A trust deed, is that it for all time, Albion Matrimonial Finance Newsletter
- Equitable accounting: ifs, buts and maybes, Albion Family Newsletter
- For better or worse: financial remedies and the proceeds of crime, Family Law Journal, July 2014
- Vince v Wyatt: abuse of process, Albion Family Newsletter
- Add-backs: Moylan J tries to close the door, Albion Family Newsletter
- Third parties and wasted costs, Albion Family Newsletter
- Non-disclosure, what’s to be done, Albion Family Newsletter
- Author of section regarding the forfeiture of detained money under The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in Jordan’s Magistrates’ Courts Criminal Practice.
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