James Hamerton-Stove

Year of call 2012

Instructing James
For further information or to instruct James please contact one of our following clerks:

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Kieron Hatwell
Practice Managers

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“I have instructed James on several occasions and his advice and performance has never been short of meticulous. I would recommend him without hesitation.”


“The client was very pleased with the result.”


“Lawyer was brilliant.”

  • Queen Mother Scholar, Middle Temple
  • BA, Magdalen College, Oxford
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

James Hamerton-Stove has a broad experience of property law, with particular emphasis on the division of property after cohabitation and divorce.

He has appeared in a variety of Courts including the High Court, the County Court and the First Tier Tribunal. James regularly handles cases involving international assets, business structures and non-disclosure.

James has an approachable manner but is also a robust advocate who fights his client’s corner in Court.

James is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public.

Areas of expertise

  • Applications for legal services funding International assets
  • Business structures
  • Freezing injunctions / applications to set aside under s.37 MCA 1973
  • Maintenance pending suit
  • Non-matrimonial property (pre-acquired and inherited)
  • Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • Trusts, both onshore and offshore
  • Variation of spousal maintenance
  • Cohabitee disputes
  • Declarations of beneficial interest under TLATA 1996
  • Enfranchisement / lease extension
  • Inheritance Act applications for reasonable provision
  • Possession actions

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