Stuart Hughes > Greene & Greene > Bury St Edmunds, England > Lawyer Profile
Greene & Greene Offices
80 GUILDHALL STREET
BURY ST EDMUNDS
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Stuart is an accredited family law specialist, mediator and collaborative lawyer, and head of the Family Team whose work includes acting in divorce and financial remedy cases for a broad spectrum of high-net-worth clients, including farmers/landowners and directors/business owners. He acts in complex Children Act disputes, including successfully representing clients in cases where there have been serious issues requiring resolution by discrete fact-finding hearings. Stuart advises on nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements. He has considerable success in acting for both claimants and defendants in TLATA claims and Schedule 1 financial provision cases.
Qualified 1995; partner Curwens LLP 2003-13; partner Greene & Greene 2013 to date; publications include ‘Fact Finding Hearings: Who Pays?’ in Family Law Week.
SRA Family Law Panel; Resolution.
Meridian School, Royston; Plymouth University; College of Law, Guildford.
Minis rugby coach and rugby Dad.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
At Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds, the family law practice is ‘focused, hardworking, determined, bright and well-informed‘ and is ‘a top-rated firm of dynamic, determined solicitors who will always get the job done‘. Stuart Hughes, who is ‘bright, hardworking, astute, extremely thorough and wise‘ and the ‘responsive, articulate and helpful‘ Melanie Pilmer are supported by legal executive Emma Alfieri, who is ‘efficient and good with clients‘. The team frequently advises on high-value financial matters and complex private law children matters.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in East Anglia
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in East Anglia
- Private client > Agriculture and estates
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: elsewhere in East Anglia