Bruce Blair KC


'Incredible attention to detail coupled with an encyclopaedic knowledge and experience of financial family matters.'

Legal 500 2016


Bruce was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1989 and was Head of Chambers at 1, Hare Court for 10 years between 1997 and 2007.  He has specialised in family law, in particular heavy financial remedy cases, for over 40 years, during which he has appeared in numerous leading and complex cases, many of them reported.  He also conducts private FDRs and arbitrations.    

Family Law generally, with particular emphasis on all financial aspects.


Bruce has sat as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Royal Courts of Justice in London for 26 years, since 1990. He also acts in a similar capacity as a Commissioner in the Royal Court of Jersey.


  • Harrow School
  • Magdalene College Cambridge


Bruce has been consistently praised in the various legal directories, including Chambers and the Legal 500, by way of example for his intellect, performance in court, manner with clients and a profound eye for detail.  For many years when in practice he was repeatedly ranked as one of the 3 leading family law QCs in England and Wales.


  • Married
  • 3 daughters