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Short Richardson & Forth

4 MOSLEY STREET, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 1DE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 232 0283
Fax:
Fax 0191 261 6956
DX:
61037 NEWCASTLE
Email:
Web:
www.srflegal.co.uk
Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
Short Richardson & Forth, Christine McVay, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND

Christine McVay

Tel:
Work 0191 2111530
Email:
Web:
www.srflegal.co.uk
Short Richardson & Forth

Work Department

Family law.

Position

Partner - Head of Family and Matrimonial law.

Career

Christine heads our Matrimonial and Family law division.

A native of the north east, Christine has been at the forefront of handling many highly complex high-profile cases involving celebrities, members of the Bar and judiciary and a number of Lottery and Euro Millions winners involving assets of well over £100 million.

Previous positions include that of Principal Lawyer with Slater and Gordon, Partner with Shakespeares LLP in Birmingham and as a member of Stowe Family Law based in Harrogate.

Christine has extensive expertise in financial remedy cases working closely with forensic accountants, tax experts and pension actuaries. Many of her cases have involved film partnerships, large international property portfolios, complex pension assets and she has worked for many years with both London QCs and IAML Lawyers concerning foreign jurisdictions.

Her early legal positions have also given her experience of the often complex family matters involved in the agricultural and land based industries.

The 2015 edition of the legal directory, The Legal 500 regards Christine as “Extremely thorough and swift to action possessing a wealth of experience”.

Areas of Expertise:
Nuptial Agreements
Divorce
Financial Remedy Matters
Family Law Act Injunctions
LSPO Applications
Separation Agreements
Cohabitation Agreements
TOLATA Claims
Private Law Children Matters
Additional Positions and Memberships
Christine is a Resolution Accredited Mediator.

She has also lectured in Family Law at South Tyneside College.

Notable Recent Experience
"I have acted for members of the Police Federations of Northumbria, Durham, Cumbria, Cleveland and Humberside. The international cases I have dealt with have included the jurisdictions of, Scotland, The Republic of Ireland, France, Spain, USA, India, Switzerland, China, Bahamas and Dominica."

Leisure

"I enjoy listening to (good!) blues music and going to concerts. I also enjoy walking, especially through some of the spectacular scenery available in Northumberland and the Lake District.

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