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Barlow Robbins LLP

THE ORIEL, SYDENHAM ROAD, GUILDFORD, GU1 3SR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01483 562901
Fax:
Fax 01483 464260
DX:
2407 GUILDFORD
Email:
Web:
www.barlowrobbins.com
Godalming, Guildford, London, Woking

Judith Ball

Tel:
Work 01483 543200
Email:
Barlow Robbins LLP

Work Department

Family law.

Position

Partner and head of family department dealing in all aspects of family law, but principally ancillary relief and private Children Act cases; also collaborative law practitioner.

Career

Trained Leo Abse & Cohen, Cardiff; qualified 1983; assistant solicitor Paul K Pitts, Croydon 1983-86; assistant solicitor Hill Bailey, Bedford Row, London 1986-87; partner Brand & Co, North Cheam 1987-2001; partner Callaghans, Guildford 2001-03; partner Barlow Robbins LLP, 2003.

Member

Resolution Surrey (previously SFLA) committee member and currently secretary.

Education

Bassaleg Grammar School; University of Leeds (1979 BA (Hons) Law).

Leisure

Music (especially piano and organ), swimming, walking.


South East: Private client

Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Clients report that Barlow Robbins LLP 'has an experienced family team and in particular offers an excellent family mediation service’ and that ‘while fighting hard for its clients it provides realistic advice’. The group handles the gamut of complex financial and children cases including a range of Children Act, abuse and abduction matters. Head of department  Judith Ball has considerable experience, especially in complex financial cases involving nuptial agreements, trusts and pensions. Together with senior associate Mandy Spring, her recent work includes resolving a finance matter concerning properties in three jurisdictions and which had proceedings pending overseas. The ‘excellent’ Joanna Farrand, who leads the children's team is ‘proactive and collaborative to work alongside’ and experienced mediator Karen Barham ‘is very innovative in her approach to difficult disputes which invariably result in a sensible settlement’.

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