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Hunters Law LLP

Work Department

Family and dispute resolution


Partner specialising in matrimonial and family work, particularly complex financial proceedings and urgent children related-work. His cases are often complex and high in value, and draw on his expertise in trusts, overseas assets and property ownership.  Richard is frequently instructed to obtain injunctions, both financial and for his clients’ personal protection. In addition to his Family work, Richard has a complementary litigation practice with a primary focus on relationship generated trust and inheritance act disputes.


Trained Alexanders; Qualified 1997; Associate, Alexanders, 1999-2001; Associate, Hunters, 2001-03; Partner 2003 to date.


Resolution; London Solicitors Litigation Association.


Durham University (BA Hons History and Politics); College of Law, Guildford.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

(Leading individuals)

Richard KershawHunters Law LLP

The contentious trusts and probate team at Hunters Law LLP straddles two of the firm’s key departments. Practice head Richard Kershaw specialises in family law and contentious work arising from relationship generated trust and Inheritance Act disputes. It has an impressive range of instructions including onshore and offshore work for trustee and beneficiary clients.  In addition it works with landed estates and for City professionals in the Court of Protection and Chancery Division. David Draisey has a particular emphasis on trust and probate claims.

London > Private client > Family

(Leading individuals)

Richard KershawHunters Law LLP

Hunters Law LLP acts for largely HNW clients on the full range of issues arising from the inception of the relationship to the breakdown of the relationship. Henry Hood leads a talented team  that primarily advises on high-value financial claims on divorce. It is strong at advising on wealth protection through nuptial agreements and is also regularly instructed in challenging private law children matters. A significant proportion of its work is international. The team has three mediators, three collaborative lawyers and one arbitrator (Henry Hood). Richard Kershaw, Jo Carr-West , Jay Patel and Amy Scollan are among the other names to note. Hetty Gleave is now at Fladgate LLP .