Demelza Butler > Gotelee Solicitors > Ipswich, England > Lawyer Profile
Gotelee Solicitors Offices
31-41 ELM STREET
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I joined the family team in April 2019 as a Partner of the firm. I have worked exclusively in family law since qualifying over 14 years ago and have significant experience in dealing with all aspects of family law including divorce, financial claims arising out of the breakdown of a relationship, pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and dissolution of civil partnerships. I also have significant experience in relation to children matters.
It is of utmost importance to me that my clients feel that they are being supported during what is undoubtedly an incredibly difficult time for them. With complex and delicate issues at hand regarding finances, relationships and parental rights and responsibilities, resolving family matters can be very stressful however I aim to try and make the process as smooth as possible. Previous editions of the Legal 500 publication refer to me as an “exceptional lawyer” who “provides excellent service, looks after clients and helps them to be positive”.
I am a member of Resolution and have been a member of the local Resolution committee group for the past 7 years. I am also a trained collaborative lawyer.
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
Gotelee Solicitors in Ipswich increasingly acts for high-net-worth individuals, and it has a diverse client base through its network of offices in Felixstowe, Framlingham, Hadleigh, and Woodbridge. Practice head Demelza Butler frequently handles high-value matrimonial matters, including those involving assets in excess of £10m. Legal director and highly regarded advocate John Simpson and legal executive Samantha Markham, who ‘clearly and concisely points out what clients are able to achieve’, play key roles in the practice.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: elsewhere in East Anglia
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in East Anglia
- Employment > Employment
- Private client > Family
- Employment > Health and safety
- Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant
- Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in East Anglia
- Transport > Transport and shipping