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Rayden Solicitors

Work 01727 734260
Fax 0800 019 6522
122734 ST ALBANS 10

South East: Private client

Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 1

Rayden Solicitors

Rayden Solicitors is a family law boutique with an outstanding reputation which spreads beyond its regional location in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire to the national and international market. The practice, headed by Katherine Rayden at the St Albans office, offers the full range of family-law related work, including a complete alternate dispute resolution service which comprises arbitration for finance and children, mediation and collaboration. Other names to note are Priya Palanivel, who is also based in St Albans and specialises in divorce and finance matters, and Emily Watson from the Berkhamsted office, who has in-depth expertise in children law including arbitration. Senior associates Claire Wood and Rupinder Rai joined from Kingsley Napley LLP and Slater and Gordon respectively in April 2018.

Practice head(s):Katherine Rayden 

Other key lawyers:Emily Watson; Priya Palanivel; Claire Wood; Rupinder Rai


'They are a growing firm of exceptional quality solicitors who all have years of experience in family law'.

'Arguably the best non London law firm specialising in family law'.

'The dynamic leadership of Katherine Rayden allows her to deliver a high end London style service at regional prices'.

'Raydens has become increasingly sought after by clients looking for good value coupled with an excellent service'.

'Raydens has represented clients in the full range of family law matters and at all court levels'.

'Katherine Rayden is a force to be reckoned with. Outstanding leadership, tenacious work ethic, she always delivers no matter what'.

'Katherine Rayden does high value cases with seeming ease. Not frightened of anyone'.

'Rupi Rai is conscientious and dedicated'.

Work highlights

  • Represented client A in a case involving substantial trust assets in excess of £20m.
  • Represented wife in a case involving complex financial remedy proceedings at the international level.
  • Represented a client in a case involving complicated divorce and financial matters.
  • Representing adoptive parents in complex appeal against local authority procedural irregularity.
  • Handled a family separation with children issues and complicated financial assets.
Leading individuals

Emily Watson - Rayden Solicitors

Katherine Rayden  - Rayden Solicitors

Next Generation Partners

Priya Palanivel - Rayden Solicitors

Rising stars

Claire Wood - Rayden Solicitors

Rupinder Rai - Rayden Solicitors

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