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34 POCKLINGTONS WALK, LEICESTER, LE1 6BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 262 4225
Fax:
Fax 0116 251 2009
DX:
10837 LEICESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.spearingwaite.com

Swati Somaiya

Tel:
Work 0116 262 4225
Email:
Spearing Waite LLP

Work Department

Family

Position

Partner and head of the family department. Has dealt with several high-net-worth and high-profile clients, negotiating financial settlements within divorce proceedings, advising on pre-nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes, children issues and domestic violence. Trained collaborative lawyer and family mediator.

Career

Trained Coffee Randall Warnock; qualified 1998 assistant solicitor Bemrose and Ling, Derby 1998-99; joined Spearing Waite family department 1999; partner 2006.

Languages

Gujarati.

Member

Family Law Panel; Resolution; secretary of the Leicestershire Collaborative Family Law Group.

Education

John Ellis Community College; Gateway College; London Guildhall University.

Leisure

Family, sports, socialising, travel, films.


East Midlands: Private client

Family

Within: Family

Spearing Waite LLP’s practice head Swati Somaiya is ‘very knowledgeable and quick to grasp the key issues in a case’; she acts for high-net-worth individuals in complex financial cases involving substantial on and offshore assets, third party loans, pension funds and trusts, as well as advising on prenuptial agreements and cohabitation issues. Disputes concerning children and arising from domestic violence are another area of expertise. The group recently assisted a spouse in financial arrangement proceedings concerning a high-value mixed portfolio of residential and commercial properties, and represented a child in a Children Act case involving allegations of domestic abuse.

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