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9 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7412 0050
Fax:
Fax 020 7412 0049
DX:
61 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Web:
www.hunters-solicitors.co.uk

Richard Kershaw

Tel:
Work 020 7412 0050
Email:
Hunters Law LLP

Work Department

Family and dispute resolution

Position

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.

Career

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

Member

Resolution; London Solicitors Litigation Association.

Education

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


London: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Kershaw - Hunters Law LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Hunters Law LLP specialises in complex, high-value and multi-party litigation often involving offshore assets. Head of team Richard Kershaw is skilled at advising on family law matters and the interplay with various contentious matters that arise from relationship-generated trusts in addition to Inheritance Act disputes. David Draisey is another key member of the team that advises trustees, beneficiaries, landed estate clients as well as City professionals on trust and probate disputes in the Court of Protection and the Chancery Division.

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Family

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Kershaw - Hunters Law LLP

Within: Family

Hunters Law LLP has particular strength in complex and high-value financial work. As well as its work in the heavyweight financial cases the team is also known for its private children work. It routinely undertakes complex work such as advising on child abduction (Hague and non-Hague), wardship and high-conflict cross-border work. Henry Hood heads the team and has been accredited for many years as a Resolution specialist in advanced financial provision and private children law. Hood has also more recently become accredited as a mediator by the Law Society and is, in addition, a collaborative lawyer. Richard Kershaw’s cases often draw on his expertise in trusts, overseas assets and property ownership while Hetty Gleave specialises in complex financial and children work. The team was pleased to add Jay Patel to its ranks from Shoosmiths LLP.

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