Legal 500 2018/2019
Maguire Family Law has an ‘all-round strong team – there is no deadwood at all’. James Maguire is ‘extraordinarily clever on financial remedy divorce work, international financial divorce work, child law and international child law’. Director Henry Venables and senior associate Jennifer Curtis ensure that ‘clients feel supported throughout; they take a sensible approach to negotiation and are always meticulously prepared’. Senior associate Denise Moran is ‘brilliant, intelligent, efficient and sympathetic’.
Legal 500 2017/2018
Headed by the ‘pragmatic’ James Maguire, Maguire family Law is a niche firm that handles a wide range of high-value and complex international work, including child abduction/relocation cases, matters where there are substantial offshore assets, and on the enforcement of foreign orders. The skilled team frequently advises professional sports people as well as high and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. The team is acting for the mother under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 in relation to the financial provision for her children. The assets and trusts involved in the case exceed £25m..
Legal 500 2016/2017
Maguire Family Law stands out for international child law matters and for financial ancillary relief. The “extraordinarily clever” James Maguire is recommended.
Legal 500 2015/2016
‘Niche firm Maguire Family Law is ‘thoroughly well prepared and easy to work with’. James Maguire ‘is a real details man, and has a calm presence that works very well with clients’’.
Legal 500 2013/14‘’James himself is described as “skilled, articulate and dedicated”.