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Stowe Family Law LLP

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South East: Private client

Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 3

Stowe Family Law LLP

The Surrey and Kent offices of Stowe Family Law LLP law offer a comprehensive family law service to address divorce, same sex and cohabitation relationship breakdowns. The firm serves very high-net-worth clients with extensive UK and overseas assets with tax and pensions advice. Managing partner of the Esher office Emma Newman's expertise includes Children Act work and Kate Rayner, Holly Lamb and Sarah Hodges all offer broad financial remedy experience. Naheed Taj (managing partner, Reading) is also highly rated.

Practice head(s):Emma Newman; Kate Rayner

Other key lawyers:Naheed Taj; Holly Lamb; Sarah Hodges


'By reputation they are very good and are on the march - opened a London and Esher office.'

'They have a very professional, impeccable and caring approach with excellent management of time scales.'

'My experiences are of realistic advice, hard fighting and customer service above and beyond that which is usually offered.'

'Kaye Raynor genuinely cares as well as being highly professional and highly experienced.'

Naheed Taj is a fighter for her client and has years of experience and a depth of knowledge about the law. Will really go to bat for the client and fight their corner, whilst having the authority to talk them out of unrealistic positions or unhelpful tactics.'

Work highlights

  • A high-value case where there is a significant dispute as to the value of a company and the level of an exit payment.  
  • Acting for a husband in divorce with assets over £1.2m. The case went to a final hearing and the parties now await the outcome of request to appeal.  
  • Acting for a wife in a divorce where  assets are over £5m and include overseas property. Tax advice has been provided and the client is endeavouring to resolve the matter amicably.    

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Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40 - ranked: tier 3

Stowe Family Law LLP

Stowe Family Law LLP has grown its family law practice with the recruitment of Naheed Taj in July 2018, formally head of the family practice at Shoosmiths LLP. Taj and Mark Chapman are experienced in all family law matters and private law issues concerning children. Taj also has expert knowledge of Sharia law, Talaq and dowry matters.

Practice head(s):Naheed Taj

Other key lawyers:Mark Chapman


Stowe Family Law really care about their clients and work tirelessly to achieve the required outcome.’

Mark Chapman demonstrated an excellent ability to explain the legal process in a manner easily understood whilst confidently guiding me with his legal expertise.’

Mark Chapman is a top solicitor – he provided excellent advice, explained things in a clear, precise manner and always made himself available. ‘

Naheed Taj has been absolutely brilliant and I can’t rate her high enough. She has really given me excellent advice and has helped me plan my future more strategically than just short term.’

Naheed Taj is a warm, friendly and highly capable solicitor who goes the extra mile for clients.'

Naheed Taj is a fighter for her client and has years of experience and a depth of knowledge about the law.’

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Further information on Stowe Family Law LLP

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East Midlands

Offices in Nottingham


Offices in London WC1V and London London

North West

Offices in Altrincham, Manchester, and Wilmslow

South East

Offices in Esher, Reading, Tunbridge Wells, St Albans, and Winchester

Yorkshire and the Humber

Offices in Harrogate, Beverley, Ilkley, Leeds, and Wetherby

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