Our Lawyers

Barbara Corbett

Senior Partner

Professional Background

Barbara has a BA (Hons) Law degree from Trent Polytechnic (Nottingham Trent University) and an LLM in Welfare Law (with distinction) from the University of Leicester. She qualified as an English solicitor in June 1998 after training with Brethertons Solicitors in Rugby, becoming a partner there in April 2002. In September 2007 Barbara moved to Jersey to set up the Family Department at Hanson Renouf (subsequently Benest Corbett Renouf and BCR Law). She became a partner in April 2011 after cross qualifying as a Jersey advocate in September 2010. Barbara co-founded Corbett Le Quesne with Advocate Nicholas Le Quesne in November 2017. Barbara is also a qualified collaborative lawyer, a civil and commercial mediator, a family mediator, a family law arbitrator (both finance and children) and qualified in direct consultation with children in mediation. She is a member of the Law Society of Jersey’s Children Panel and Mental Health Panel.

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (June 1998)
  • Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey (September 2010)
  • Civil and Commercial Mediator (July 2007)
  • Family Mediator (September 2013)
  • Family Law Arbitrator (February 2014)
  • Family Law Arbitrator (Children) (August 2016)
  • Collaborative Lawyer (April 2004)
  • Direct Consultation with Children in Mediation (August 2016)

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Jersey
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Resolution
  • Jersey Family Law Association
  • Fellow: International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • Member: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Association of Lawyers for Children
  • Institute of Family Law Arbitrators
  • Law Society of Jersey Children Panel
  • Law Society of Jersey Mental Health Review Tribunal Panel
  • The Resolution Centre


You can get in touch with Barbara by emailing barbara.corbett@corbettlequesne.com or by calling 01534 733030.