Sally Jackson

BarristerCall 2006

Sally’s practice is primarily focussed on matrimonial finance and cohabitation disputes, as well as on disputes involving children on the breakdown of relationships.

She regularly handles high value financial cases and those involving complex business structures, on and off shore assets and third party intervenors. She is well versed in dealing with cases involving jurisdictional disputes and pre-nuptial agreements.

Sally also has a strong TLATA practice and has been instructed on numerous cases involving large property portfolios, as well as on Schedule 1 disputes.

Sally regularly deals with private law children disputes, including leave to remove applications.

Across all areas of her practice, Sally strongly believes in the importance of providing clear, robust advice at all stages of proceedings in order to maximise the chances of settlement. She combines a tough advocacy style with a highly personable approach. She understands the anxiety which clients feel when involved in contentious family disputes and she provides exceptional client care.

Sally is qualified to accept direct access work.

Tattersall v Tattersall [2013] EWCA Civ 774 [2014] 1 FLR 997

“She is ferociously well prepared and loved by her clients.”

“Sally’s work is excellent, and she is particularly strong on cross-examination.”

“She has an excellent manner both in court and with clients.”

Chambers & Partners 2024

‘Sally is an excellent and persuasive advocate combined with excellent judgement about what is achievable, how to present the case and likely outcomes. She is always well-prepared and accessible for discussions, and her paperwork is well-drafted and concise.’

Legal 500 2024

“She’s an excellent counsel, who prepares well and  has detailed knowledge of her cases.”

“Sally Jackson is an excellent advocate; she’s highly intelligent, she has very good relationship skills and she cross-examines with charm and deadly precision.”

Chambers & Partners 2023

“Sally is incredibly hard working and a brilliant advocate getting results even for the toughest cases.”

Legal 500 2023

Covers the full range of family cases, from complex children proceedings to high-value divorce disputes. She often acts in disputes involving non-disclosure and complex business structures. Jackson also frequently handles such financial issues as Schedule 1 and TOLATA applications.

“A client-focused advocate who is succinct and pragmatic in her approach.”

“She gets to grips with issues, dissects complicated information and eases client worries.”

“Sally is good at explaining complicated points of law and is unafraid to argue points.”


Chambers & Partners 2022

“Sally is a strong and effective advocate. She communicates well and has a meticulous eye for detail.”
Legal 500 2022

Covers the full range of family cases, from complex children proceedings to high-value divorce disputes. Her public law practice sees her representing all parties, including parents, children and local authorities. Jackson frequently handles such financial issues as Schedule 1 and TOLATA applications.

“Extremely sensible, hard-working and well prepared, she shows excellent judgement both in conference and at court.”

“Sally is incredibly quick to pick up information and identifies all the main points in a case.”

Chambers & Partners 2021

“Truly wonderful, endlessly patient, intelligent and resourceful. Excellent paperwork and advocacy. Good at both finance and children cases.”

Legal 500  2021

“Sally Jackson gives good client care, is an excellent advocate and is technically very skilled. Clients love her.”

Chambers & Partners 2020

Sally is ranked in Chambers & Partners for both Matrimonial Finances and Children work.

“Sally Jackson covers the full range of family cases, from complex children proceedings to high-value divorce disputes. Her public law practice sees her representing all parties, including parents, children and local authorities. Jackson frequently handles such financial issues as Schedule 1 and TOLATA applications.”

“Sally is a dedicated and quick-witted barrister,who is a breath of fresh air on a case. She is hard-working, produces good paperwork, and has a lot of insight into both children and finance work. Clients like her infectious personality.”

Chambers & Partners 2019

BA Hons (Cantab) Modern Languages: Cambridge University

CPE/GDL: City University

BVC: Inns of Court School of Law

Lincoln’s Inn: Lord Denning Scholar 2005

Lincoln’s Inn


Italian and French

Sally lives in London with her husband and six year old son.



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