Relevant Experience Family and Divorce

Advising on residential disputes

Advising a client in relation to a contact and residence dispute which was complex in nature due to distance, health issues and behaviour allegations. Advising the client in relation to the reliance and enforceability of a previously made arrangement. Issues of competency of adults together with removal of the children from the jurisdiction several weeks each year.

Advising on with investment portfolio's

Advising a client with a significant investment portfolio, pensions and property within divorce proceedings. Issues of the other party re-directing assets, worth £2 million, away from the matrimonial pot and levels of competence due to a medical condition. 

Advising on complex financial settlements

Advising a client in relation to a complex financial settlement involving two businesses on multiple sites. Advising the client in relation to the enforceability of a pre-nuptial agreement together with the enforceability of a trust where part of the company shares were held.

Drafting pre-nuptial agreements

Drafting and completing a complex pre-nuptial agreement. This was a complex case due to one party living abroad and being a foreign national.

Representing siblings in divorce settlements

Representing four adult siblings in intervening in parents' divorce settlement. Advising and preparing all necessary court documents and representing parties at hearings.

Representation in residential proceedings

Representation of a client in lengthy residence proceedings involving the instruction of experts and a Guardian for the children.