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3 WATERFRONT BUSINESS PARK, BRIERLEY HILL, DY5 1LX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 111 5050
Fax:
Fax 01384 327290
DX:
744590 BRIERLEY HILL 5
Email:
Web:
www.higgsandsons.co.uk

Philip Barnsley

Tel:
Work 01384 327180
Email:
Higgs & Sons

Work Department

Family.

Position

Philip is a partner and head of family law at Higgs & Sons, specialising in high-value financial claims arising on divorce and separation. He is one of the leading family lawyers in the region, receiving instructions from a number of professional referrers and peers, who see him as the first choice for professional and business clients. He has also developed a formidable reputation and clienty base in the area of wealth protection. Typically, this involves advising clients and their wider families upon the use of pre and post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, variation and enforcement proceedings, advice on assets acquired both pre and post marriage, as well as advising interveners in complex applications to the court. Often this advice centres around family trusts and businesses. He finds creative solutions to meet client’s needs and his case preparation is immaculate. He has a keen attention to detail and clients regularly comment on the quality and practicality of his advice.

Career

Trained Higgs & Sons; qualified 1999; solicitor at Higgs & Sons 1999-2005; partner Higgs & Sons 2005 to date; head of family law 2009 to date. Philip has written many articles on family law, as well as wealth protection issues facing clients.

Member

The Law Society; Resolution West Midlands committee 2010 to date; Resolution national committee 2014 to date.

Education

The High Arcal School, Sedgley; University of Central Lancashire (LLB Hons 2(1)); Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC).

Leisure

World travel; member of Stourbridge Golf Club, West Bromwich Albion Football Club and a local cricket club.


West Midlands: Private client

Family: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Within: Family: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Higgs & Sons 'goes above and beyond for its clients' and regularly advises on financial and child-related proceedings. Matrimonial matters specialist Philip Barnsley leads the team and has a 'focused','understanding' and 'strategic' approach. Claire Darley is an experienced mediator with a similar focus on finance cases. Other notable names include associate Rhian Gray, who specialises in matrimonial disputes, and associate Kelly Perks, who is experienced in child arrangements.

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