John Godfrey BSc (Econ) London, Call 1985 (admitted as a Solicitor 1976)

John Godfrey has had a distinguished career in law for 35 years and we are honoured to have him as part of the Wilberforce Chambers team.

John's career includes being a Deputy District Judge with Family Ticket and he was the Head of Wilberforce Chambers from 2006 – 2011.

He has dedicated his career to Family Law and works in all areas involving family matters but specialises in care proceedings.

Professional Reputation

  • John Godfrey specialises exclusively in Family Law
  • His practice includes Care Proceedings, Divorce, Ancillary Relief, Public & Private Law Family cases and matters involving Family inheritance

Qualifications & Appointments

  • L.S.E. University
  • Pupillage with Pupil master, J. Cracknell  of Wilberforce Chambers
  • Head of Chambers 2006 - 2011
  • Deputy District Judge 1999 - present
  • Solicitor 1976 - 1985


  • North Eastern Circuit
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Gray's Inn