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Rita Gupta

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Leiper Gupta Family Lawyers Ltd (LGFL Ltd)

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Divorce and Family Law


Rita Gupta is Co-Founder and Director of LGFL Ltd, a boutique law firm specialising in family law, divorce and separation for clients in the UK and ex-pats based abroad. Rita is respected by her peers and clients alike for her approachable nature, and for her ability to tailor her advice and services to perfectly fit each individual client and their circumstances.

Rita deals with all areas of Family Law covering divorce, finances, cohabitation issues, children, and relationship planning. Rita has expertise in cases involving children, being a former member of the Law Society’s Children Law panel and is particularly interested in dealing with financial settlements where the interests of minor children are paramount.

Rita believes there is more to divorce than just the law, and has built an extensive network of contacts and partners to help clients through the everyday complexities of separation and life after divorce. This holistic approach sets the firm apart from its competitors. She also spearheads the firm’s continuing commitment to supporting local charities and international organisations.


Co-founder and Director of LGFL Ltd, Rita has always had a keen interest in family law, and together with fellow Director Anne Leiper, has forged her boutique law practice into one of the most dynamic family law firms in the Thames Valley, Reading and North Hampshire area.

After graduation Rita trained with IBB solicitors, a large regional practice where she gained a keen interest in Family Law. On qualification, she moved to Pinto Potts solicitors, first meeting and working with Anne Leiper in the Family Law department. Rita quickly developed an expertise in children law and in the areas of domestic violence resolution.

Following a personal relocation, Rita joined Goughs where she specialised in complex children cases, becoming a member of the Law Society’s Children panel.

In 2008, she collaborated with Anne Leiper again to jointly form the practice of LGFL LLP (now LGFL Ltd). At LGFL Ltd, Rita deals with all areas of Family Law, and is particularly interested in dealing with financial settlements where the interests of minor children are paramount.

Rita is a current member of the Law Society’s Family Law panel and is a member of Resolution. She is passionate about nurturing new legal talent, and is on the Law Society Mentoring Scheme. She also established and runs the comprehensive Internship and Mentoring programme at LGFL Ltd.

Rita was named Family Law Solicitor of the Year in the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2017, and was a finalist in the 2017 Hampshire Venus Awards for Professional of the Year.


English (native speaker), conversational Hindi and Punjabi


Member of the Law Society’s Family Law panel, member of Resolution


Rita read law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, then returned to her home town to complete her professional training at the Nottingham Law School.

South East: Private client

Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Boutique family law firm Leiper Gupta Family Lawyers Ltd (LGFL Ltd) delivers a ‘first-class personal service’ to clients ‘who demand a high standard of service and who can afford to pay for that service but do not wish to instruct the usual London or City firms’. The main contacts at the firm are Rita Gupta (‘clients love her and she has a certain gravitas that instills confidence; she is a class act) and Anne Leiper (‘formidable litigator’ who ‘fights the client's corner without compromise’). Gupta focuses on Children Act mandates, while Leiper specialises in high-net-worth and complex financial work. The firm has been handling variation of maintenance and capitalisation proceedings, adoption matters, leave to remove cases and various other issues.

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