James has been a barrister for over 30 years. He specialises in the area of divorce and finance and one of his most high profile cases was to represent the wife of the highest ever UK lottery winner in ancillary relief proceedings. James is also an accredited mediator.
He is a member of the Family Bar Association and the Professional Negligence Bar Association.
“continues to draw praise for his experience in family law, and particularly for his expertise in complex financial matters, often with substantial assets.”
(Chambers and Partners 2014)
“an experienced family law expert, whose ability to handle high-value ancillary relief matters garners him particular praise. Sources note that “he has a great manner and is very reliable.”
(Chambers and Partners 2013)
“The knowledgeable and invariably correct James King-Smith”
(Chambers & Partners, 2011)
“someone one turns to in order to get the right answer or to deal with complex or technical issues”
(Legal 500, 2010)