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Family Law Partners

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Work 01273646900
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Brighton, Lewes, London, Petersfield

South East: Private client

Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 2

Family Law Partners

A substantial team at Family Law Partners undertakes the full range of finance and children cases with a strong focus on ADR methods. Collaborative lawyer Robert Williams is also a Deputy District Judge and deals with private children cases in addition to financial issues arising from relationship breakdowns. The 'really excellent' Gemma Hope and associate Lauren Guy handle divorce and financial remedy matters and Alan Larkin is spearheading the development of a number of technologies to promote access to advice in a more efficient and cost efficient manner. Kate Elliott, whose expertise includes financial and children matters, has joined the team from Starke & Co.

Practice head(s):Robert Williams; Alan Larkin

Other key lawyers:Lisa Burton-Durham; Gemma Hope; Kate Elliott; Lauren Guy


'I found everyone that I dealt with there kind, attentive, efficient and sensible.'

'Gemma Hope was against a large London law firm and was clear and sensible, tough when it mattered, and not a pushover.'

'Lauren Guy is an excellent up and coming solicitor and is very supportive of her clients.'

Work highlights

  • Assisting a client within a collaborative process where company assets and those held in trust and offshore and pensions are in issue. Accountancy and tax advisors were also co-opted.
  • Advising a client on a cohabitee separation within the collaborative process. Issues to resolve included co-parenting and a jointly owned business.
  • Assisting a client in respect of the breakdown of a relationship, financial remedy and child arrangements. The case involved issues of domestic abuse and the risk of a child being abducted out of the UK.

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