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Marie-Christine Willis

Chambers Director

"1GC has also welcomed Marie-Christine Willis to the set as Chambers Director. Together [with Paul Harris] they lead a team whom solicitors find to be “fun, friendly and attentive” and “utterly professional,” and who are noted to be “particularly helpful with last minute, urgent matters.” 

 - Chambers & Partners 

Marie-Christine joined 1GC Family Law in 2019 as Chambers Director.

She holds an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, and has extensive experience in the commercial world. She has managed significant retail businesses as well as acting as a consultant, advising businesses on management, strategy and organisation.

Alongside Paul, Marie-Christine ensures that Chambers operates as efficiently and productively as possible, for the benefit of our clients and barristers, and her strategic skills allow Chambers to continue to build our reputation for excellence.

She also has responsibility for financial management, regulatory compliance, human resources, facilities and IT.

She is a member of the Legal Practice Management Association.