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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

Richard Kershaw heads the department at Hunters Law LLP. Kershaw specialises in family law and contentious work arising from relationship generated trust and Inheritance Act disputes. The group’s work spans onshore and offshore work for trustees and beneficiaries as well as landed clients and City professionals. David Draisey specialises in a wide range of contentious issues and regularly acts for claimants and defendants on matters as diverse as claims under the Inheritance Act to application to remove executors/trustees as well as challenging/defending the validity of a will.

London > Private client > Family

(Leading individuals)

Richard KershawHunters Law LLP

Hunters Law LLP has an ‘excellent team with high calibre clients’ that is led by Henry Hood. It acts for large HNW clients on the full range of issues that arise from relationship inception through to breakdown. The majority of its caseload comprises complex high value financial claims on divorce and it regularly advises on wealth protection through nuptial agreements. It is also skilled at handling challenging private law children work with a particular focus on relocation. Richard Kershaw and Jo Carr-West are other key members of the team. At a senior level there have been changes as Jay Patel is now at Lawrence Stephens solicitors while Mark Stiebel joined the team.