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Family Law in Partnership Ltd practice attracts praise for its holistic approach to family law issues, and its strong team of mediators is noted for its commitment to assisting clients with complex issues. The β€˜sympathetic’ Gillian Bishop β€˜always sees the bigger picture’ and David Allison is β€˜very sharp on detail’. James Pirrie β€˜thinks outside the box’ and associate Helen Greenfield β€˜gets things done’. Bradley Williams is β€˜always determined to achieve the right outcome for his clients’. Dominic Raeside is β€˜very effective for tricky children disputes’. Ruth Smallacombe is also recommended.

Alexiou Fisher Philipps provides β€˜a first-rate service. It is modern in outlook, intelligent in its approach and its standards of service are much valued by clients and respected by peers.’ The β€˜sensible’ Emma Harte, β€˜very intelligent’ Tom Amlot and β€˜very experienced’ Sara Hannell are recommended.

At Anthony Gold, the β€˜excellent’ Kim Beatson β€˜gets the job done in a cost-effective manner’. The β€˜perceptive’ Caroline Bowden β€˜gets to the key issues quickly while making clients feel that they are being understood’. David Emmerson joined from TV Edwards LLP; β€˜he manages to get the parties to reach agreement in very complex situations’.

Karen Barham at Barlow Robbins LLP β€˜knows the law inside out and is also very warm, empathetic and puts people at ease’.

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP’s Sarah Anticoni is β€˜one of the most experienced mediators around and is able to meet with children and couples and make them all feel at ease’. Sarah Whitten is also singled out for praise; she β€˜manages to engage both parties and is adept at gaining their confidence from the outset’, and is particularly recommended for complex financial matters.

The β€˜very sound and competent’ Philippa Dolan at Collyer Bristow LLP is a collaborative practitioner who is experienced in children’s issues and complex money disputes.

At Dawson Cornwell the β€˜sensible and vastly experienced’ Jeremy Abraham handles all areas of matrimonial law and is very strong on trusts and foreign assets.

Family Law Partners has three mediators and five collaborative lawyers. Linda Lamb is skilled at handling financial issues and is qualified to see children as part of the mediation process.

Hughes Fowler Carruthers has the β€˜excellent’ Pauline Fowler, who is β€˜really brilliant at mediation’, and Frances Hughes, who has β€˜pitch-perfect judgement on when to take points and when to drop them’.

Key figures at Hunters Incorporating May, May & Merrimans include the β€˜very calm, reassuring and level-headed’ Hazel Wright and β€˜very bright and thoughtful’ Henry Hood.

Charlotte Bradley at Kingsley Napley LLP β€˜has years of experience and offers premier league expertise in mediation and collaborative work’. Bradley is particularly skilled in money cases.

Simon Pigott at Levison Meltzer Pigott has β€˜an outstanding reputation as a mediator’. His strengths lie in advising on financial issues and children matters.

Michelle Uppal at Miles & Partners LLP is a β€˜brilliant mediator who has the ability to cut through the most intractable disputes’.

At Mills & Reeve LLPAlison Bull often handles tricky financial cases and is qualified to consult children during the mediation process.

Russell-Cooke LLP has the β€˜wonderfully supportive, caring and knowledgeable’ Fiona Read. Therese Nichols is a β€˜brilliant mediator’.

Denise Ingamells at TV Edwards LLP β€˜cuts to the chase on legal aid mediations and is also very strong on children cases’.

At The International Family Law Group LLP the β€˜firm yet understanding’ Denise Carter mediates in international child disputes and has considerable strength in parental child abduction and child relocation cases.

Withers LLP’s Suzanne Kingston is β€˜one of London’s top family mediators for complex financial disputes. She achieves impressive results in mediation’. Diana Parker β€˜focuses on the real issues to achieve a quick outcome’ and Suzanne Todd shows β€˜great understanding of her clients’ needs’.

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