Diligence, attention to detail and honesty. Each Stowe office has a great energy and drive to achieve the best for their clients. She is a safe pair of hands and has a good bedside manner. Modern in approach and supported by highly competent colleagues expert in tax, trusts and media law. Caroline Holley is dogged but unfailingly thoughtful. Connie Atkinson Equally strong on children and money and one of the best lawyers of her generation. Clayton Miller stands out for his commercial acumen. John Burrell is a senior statesman of Family Law. Chism is held in high esteem for her renowned matrimonial finance practice. 5:30 AM. At each step I knew Christina had every base covered in my divorce case. Hannah Perry she is the joint head of the family team and is an absolute star. Kate Clark leads the firms group specialising in children cases involving parental alienation. I was always impressed with how she was able to position my arguments in a very pointed way. Debbie Chism a superstar has it all. Elinor Feeny was promoted to the partnership and is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in financial matters and domestic abuse. Emine Mehmet has made me feel comfortable and welcome, with being a transgender women this is very important to me. The highly specialised and dedicated team at Seddons offers sensible, unwavering support to its clients based on sound legal advice. The International Family Law Group LLPhas an excellent team that is able to deal with the complexities of international assets and cross-border disputes. The skilled team represents HNW clients with public profiles to protect as well as UNHW individuals from the business world or with dynastic/ family wealth. The team is innovative, really dynamic and really good fun to work with. Joe Vaitilingham is one of a kind. She knows the law and holds her own against barristers. What that conceals is the diligence and care that the team takes with every single one of its cases. The firm has extensive coverage throughout the country through its various offices and specialises in complex, challenging, high profile and international litigation for its predominantly wealthy client base. Maggie is a family law legend. Headed by the brilliant Sarah Hoskinson the team handles some really complex cases and does so well. Liz Vernon is a very charismatic, charming and effective solicitor, and under her leadership the team performs exceptionally. I am sure clients love him as he gives out such confidence that you would feel you were in the best of hands. Jessica Reid an outstanding member of the team! He knows when to fight and when to sensibly seek a negotiated settlement. He has been guiding me through a difficult divorce. Particularly, though, they are always focused on achieving the best possible outcome and are able to advise in relation to various different means by which the best outcome can be obtained, including by avoiding litigation where appropriate.. They trust him completely. I genuinely feel that my case is treated with compassion and that my solicitor wants the best for me. She knows her cases inside out and has a natural and instinctive spot on judgement which allows her to call cases in the right way and make the right calls. Clare Filler and Fran Hipperson have joined the team from B P Collins LLPwhile Jenna Lucas is no longer at the firm. The indomitable James Stewartand the highly experienced Anna Worwoodco-head the department that offers the highest level of client care and prepares cases immaculately. Tom Farley Hills is a phenomenal lawyer. Caroline Bowden without doubt one of the most capable mediators in the country. She is very skilled, supportive and pragmatic with her advice and I was extremely glad to have her on my side during this incredibly stressful and upsetting time. In H-N and Others (Children) (Domestic Abuse: Finding of fact hearings)  EWCA 448 it is representing the Association of ALC to make a third party intervention in conjoined appeals concerning issues such as a failure by the court to implement PD12J of the FPR 2020 and PD3AA and other matters. Dom Christophers gets under the skin of cases and gives a first class service to all his clients. Ali Granville new but a rising star. It handles all aspects of family law, with particular specialism in representing victims of domestic violence, handling complex divorce matters and securing financial settlement following the breakdown of a marriage. He was very calm and measured and very well prepared making the 5-day hearing smooth and relaxed. She has her clients back. It is responsive and excellent in how its deals with clients. Lorraine is also very pleasant as an opponent. She wanted to make the process as seamless and worry free as much as possible. Manisha pays attention to detail and concerns with care, careful consideration and supportive responses. DLewis has a highly diverse ethnic team. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. His track record includes numerous landmark cases, including in the fields of international enforcement and child abduction, reflecting an established excellence in this complex field. She listens. Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP. David Hodson What he doesnt know about International Family work isnt worth knowing. I never had any doubt that I was in the safest and most capable of hands. Every practical requirement is met on time and efficiently. Hannah Gumbrill-Ward excellent solicitor, wonderful manner with clients, firm and clear advice, very on top of papers and figures.. Advised a transgender parent on their dispute over their childs right to transition or at least change clothes/name at school. Lewis Powers wise beyond his years a star of the future. He sees the end result and ensures that cases go along the track he believes they should follow. It is great fun to work with her and you can see all her clients enjoy working with her. It is known for its work with a wide range of high-profile clients with significant family businesses as well as for its cross-border children work. Christina Theodorou is deeply experienced, direct, clear, earthy and compassionate in her approach. So we asked them to reveal the approaches they Jeremy Olshan on LinkedIn: How Divorce Lawyers and Marriage Counselors Manage Money With Their William Healing highly analytical and intellectual. She really cares about her cases and always strives to reach the best possible outcome, whilst never losing sight of the bigger picture. Client handing is absolutely brilliant. She is one of my favourite lawyers to work with. The team is excellent at marketing and Jo Edwards regularly provides commentary on family law issues that appears in the national press. The attentive and responsive team at Allard Bailey Family Law undertakes a high volume of HNW work which is testament to its expertise. His clients love him for his steady approach and super friendly manner. Grainne cool, calm under pressure and well respected in the industry. The team is led by the highly regarded Nina Hansenwho is an established name for international children cases and has considerable experience in the UKSC and the Court of Justice of the European Union which exemplifies her ability to handle the most testing and complex work. Maggie Rae Consultant. What makes the Family team stand out at Kingsley Napley is without a doubt its ethos and its mission to always hold childrens wellbeing at the centre of its work. Bortoft Bellreceives plaudits for providing very commercially pragmatic advice under the able leadership of Arron Bortoft; Charlie Bell and Catherine Thomas. Emma Baillie Straight talking, proactive and fought hard for the right outcome. She has enabled me to feel I am being looked after in an appropriate manner. This is backed up by intellect and years of practice, Philippa exercises respect and integrity at all times. The team has a stellar reputation for its children work and is described as leading in the field of international children work. Jade Quirke has an impressive niche practice in surrogacy, complex adoption and difficult modern family parenting issues. Barbara Reeves is an inspiring lawyer. Simon Beccle has a busy practice and much of his work has an international dimension. Patrick Kearns just brilliant total star of the future. Browse all firms with extended profiles for London, Hughes Fowler Carruthers was established in July 2001. Russell-Cooke LLPhas strength in depth and is able to provide a Rolls Royce service at lower than Rolls Royce prices. It often acts on higher-value financial proceedings where there are complex corporate or trust assets. They are both high quality lawyers, hugely competent, insightful and very client focused. I have worked with Caroline Little for over 20 years. Helpful, responsive, creative, thorough and all done in a friendly and personable style. It is co-led by the very hardworking Michelle Uppal; Amanda Dench ( who has a fountain of knowledge') and Kate Hammondwho has the rare ability to explain complex legal information to children in a manner that is clear yet not patronising. She was understanding, practical, commercial and offered excellent strategic advice. Juliette Peters. Another key member of the London offering is principal associate Tim Whitney who undertakes all kinds of family work and is an FMC accredited all issues mediator. A diverse and talented team of family lawyers with a wealth of international experience and a great deal of expertise for clients in the media world. She made me feel as though I was part of the Vardag family, not just a client, which really helped with my day to day mental health and gave me the strength I needed at an extremely stressful time in my life. The whole team has particular strength and experience in the international aspects of family law. She is first rate. The solicitor we would want on our side if we were in need. She is forward thinking, proactive and has an anticipatory perception of what may lay ahead . Pleasant to deal with and smart. The department is 'outstanding and garners praise for its specialist advice on the full spectrum of complex family law issues often with an international dimension for high-profile individuals, entrepreneurs, UHNWs and others including members of international Royalty. Philip Rutter a very good lawyer, also personable and loved by clients, never flustered, and always thinking long-term. Jessica May is dedicated , unfussy, impressive and knows her law better than most. She is incredibly patient with me yet fierce and determined in my defence. They have a fantastic team full of talent. Outstanding and bespoke client care. As a firm they are looking to grow and improve their family department and have recently headhunted Sarah Ingram from Pinsent Masons. Sarah Williams is a stand-out individual in my view. The firm has very experienced solicitors who are able to lead a strong team. All her support team was aware of the communication and which position my case was at any time, hence their client information is well shared in her absence. At the final hearing in January 2022 the court ordered a transfer of residence to its client. It frequently advises on cases with significant cross-jurisdictional elements and continues to act in complex and unusual children matters too. Caroline Penfold has (or sends to me) the most unusual and difficult cases and deals with them calmly and realistically, whilst fighting her clients corner tenaciously.. Hales has been involved in several cases recently in the High Court involving the international abduction and movement of children. Overall it is a class act with a team of great lawyers who know exactly how to run the big, difficult litigation but never lose sight of what the client wants. Fiona Read assured, sensible and a safe pair of hands for legal work or mediation. Clients of Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP include high-profile personnel, high-net-worth individuals such as property entrepreneurs, professionals from the IT and media industries, company directors as well as City executives. Charlotte Conner was supportive, caring and went above and beyond every time. Burke Niazi Solicitors & Advocates has an experienced and dedicated team of child care practitioners. Grainne Fahy and Yasmin Gunns are excellent, keen eye for detail. He has helped shape surrogacy law. She is a brilliant lawyer and great with clients. Specifically Philip Rutters legal knowledge is peerless. Kevin Skinner is highly experienced with litigation so can be relied on to take decisions about how to run a case including all the practicalities involved with appeals and applications. Caroline Penfold hugely experienced, a complete pleasure to work with. Special mention for Sephona Isaacs-Polson and Lucy Verity. Vanessa Friend ; Sarah Harding; Bharti Shah, Sarah Harding is excellent and Jacqueline Major has a great eye for detail and great bedside manner with clients.. James Ferguson and Alex Hirst are a fantastic team. Zoe has every quality you could wish for in a family lawyer. Bishop and Sewell is small enough to know its clients extremely well but large enough to offer the top expertise in family law. A class act. Family Law Reform fiasco riches for lawyers and poverty for children. Joanna Pratt leads a stable and established team at Thomson Snell & Passmore that has four qualified collaborative lawyers and two Resolution trained mediators. She is a one woman wonder. She has built a very competent and conscientious team who really work well together. Susan Apthorp; Carolyn Bottomley; Claire OFlinn; Rachel Lemon; Richard Collins; Richard Abrahams; Isobel Mundy; Charlotte Cuevas; Sarah Thompson; Hannah Cornish; Terrence Trainor. Managing hugely complicated and high profile cases with ease. She has enormous experience of representing children and rightly lauded as probably the best solicitor specialising in this highly sensitive area. Levison Meltzer Pigottfields an exceptional team with the simply phenomenal Simon Pigott at the helm who works on the hardest of cases and trickiest of clients with skill. Helen Greenfield is everyones favourite. A fairly large team who are meticulous and incredibly thorough right from the junior associates up to the senior partners. Richard Kershaw very experienced. The firm is exceptional in the client care it offers. They are able to tailor their approach sensitively to the needs of the specific client and give realistic advice where required. It is very well organised, efficient, client-focussed, compassionate and sensible people who are a pleasure to work with. Carly Kinch quietly goes about being superb, with no ego she devotes herself tirelessly (and with a ridiculous work effort) to her clients. The papers are always immaculate and everyone is always all over the detail. Baroness Fiona Shackleton; Simon Beccle; Ben Parry-Smith; Victoria Hingston; Matthew Booth; Nick Manners; Katie Parkes; Sarah Williams; Camellia Buckmaster; Catherine Costley; Joshua Moger; Luke Scarratt. Ben Parry Smith is the new Baroness Shackleton: urbane, exudes confidence, a sophisticated approach to the knottiest of problems. Really solid and good to have on the other side. He is one of the best negotiators at the family bar. The lawyers are friendly professionals who take the time to understand your case. I have found them to be accessible, and very happy to work in partnership with counsel. He has a stellar knowledge of family law, is incredibly hardworking and cares a lot about his clients. The team does everything with real class. As counsel, I value her ability to combine no-nonsense practical advice with excellent client care. Antonia Felix covers all aspects of family law (including surrogacy and adoption). It acts for many celebrities (particularly in the media industry and arts sector) as well as other well- known figures such as sportspeople and TV presenters. Hanne & Co has an exceptional team who work closely together and support one another. Jennifer Granby: Jennifer is a highly dedicated solicitor. He has excellent legal knowledge, has phenomenal attention to detail and is a calm and measured presence in the most conflicted of cases. They have always provided an excellent service to clients in cases I have done with them. Sound judgment, commercial nous and very approachable. The group is skilled at dealing with particularly sensitive cases dealing with issues such as radicalisation, child sexual abuse and non-accidental injuries to children. This is a jewel of a firm with outstanding lawyers who are entirely committed to their work. Catherine Costley is a superb lawyer and champion for her client. Praised as a stellar offering that delivers a top-drawer service it is routinely instructed by high-profile and very wealthy clients and has successfully litigated complex and high-value cases at all levels of tribunal including some precedent setting cases in the Supreme Court and Privy Council. Its reputation countrywide is superb and justifiably so. It covers all areas of family law from divorce and separation to paternity disputes and co-habitation. She was always available and very quick to respond to any questions raised. She is a force in this field.. Colin Rogerson works on international children cases with a niche practice in the law relating to surrogacy, fertility and family formation. Maggie Rae; Frances Petterson; Victoria Francis; Ali Granville. Whilst they may sit just below the magic circle firms, they provide a very high quality of service. She knows her cases from the bottom up and has the intellectual and tactical nous that clients love. Colin Rogerson is the countrys leading surrogacy lawyer, with an international reputation in the field. She deals with extremely complex cases and is always able to get to grips with very complex medical evidence quickly. Victoria Sterrit is a very accomplished litigator, who has a great manner with clients, is strategic, diligent and great to work with. She is one of the very best solicitors for dealing with international children cases. Grace Parker-White very sensible and easy to deal with. Farrers balances the gravitas, respect and experience derived from its enviable long history as a firm and leading department (literally for centuries)with a modern and dynamic approach. She will always pick up the phone to resolve issues and is genuinely committed to finding a good way through conflict. It would not be an underestimate to say the solicitors strain every sinew for their clients. Excellent client care skills. Claire Clarke is an exceptionally poised lawyer. No problem is either too large or too small and is dealt with swiftly in a practical manner. David Hodson continues in the top league of London family lawyers. I have worked with Joanna Toloczko on several occasions. The four partners are all simply the bees knees. A very talented group of lawyers who go the extra mile for its clients. It seems you always get the benefit of both of them no matter who is the principal on your case which is very reassuring. She is dedicated, efficient and motivated. A versatile and nimble approach to cases allows the firm to come up with great outcomes for their clients. She is child-centred. The Family team at Boodle Hatfield is amongst the best in the industry and now challenging the biggest firms. A divorce attorney can help you understand the laws and regulations that apply to your situation and ensure that your rights are protected. Streets ahead of its competitors . Somia Siddiq; Priyanka Chakravarty Power; Alexandra Wilks. Confident delving into the nitty gritty and detail on the most complicated cases. The case also involved complex children matters and he team comprehensively won on both fronts. It is also regularly involved in complex care cases including cases with non-accidental injuries, alleged radicalisation as well as relinquished baby cases. First rate firm for family matters. It has also extensive experience in cases involving complex farming and landed families and a significant proportion of its work has a cross-jurisdictional dimension. Simply one of the best in the business! Ms Evans and Mr Drake were taking part in a major lobby of Parliament organised by family law organisation Resolution, who represent 6,500 family justice professionals that are committed to supporting couples to reach non-confrontational resolutions to family disputes. Alison Hayes has seen it all, strategises excellently and Kate Stovold works extremely hard for her clients and rightly gains their trust. Guided me really well through the challenging moments; Im not sure emotionally I would have come out as relatively intact as I have without her. Frequently called upon for media and other commentary.. Patricia Beckett; Amna Khaliq; Felicity Jones; Baljit Bains; Sophia Poliviou; Juanita Kareer. This is a small firm but packed with skill, intelligence and compassion. Christopher Butler exudes judgment and wisdom. Paul Newton great lawyer but also an incredibly kind person who cares deeply about his clients. Charmaine Hastheads the department at Wedlake Bell LLP that is frequently involved in a significant number of international matters and complex nuptial agreements where there are substantial assets and offshore entities. Sharon Bennett has been outstanding. Margaret Kelly-Edwards is a an excellent solicitor who understands the dynamics of family breakdown and really helps guide her clients through the terrible stresses and pitfalls of divorce. Toby Atkinson unparalleled client care across the whole of the family law market. I have worked extensively with Ms Caroline Korah, who assisted me throughout all my relocation application case last year and I cannot praise her enough. Liz Vernon is an absolute star in the field of big money financial remedies. Phil Morton is excellent. It is continuing to see an increased flow of complex cross-jurisdictional work in nuptial agreements; child arrangements and financial cases (which often have complicated trusts and financial structures). skibinski photography dog show
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