Bridget Thompson > Osbornes > London, England > Lawyer Profile
7-9 PRATT STREET
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Head of the family department at Osbornes, Bridget practices in all aspects of family law. She has a particular interest in representing children or parents in complex children act cases and has also developed a practice in adoption work. She is also a trained mediator
Qualified UK 1993; New Zealand 1986; partner Osbornes 2000.
Resolution Accredited Panel; Law Society Children Panel and Family Law Panel; Association of Women Solicitors.
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (1985 LLB, BA).
At Osbornes Lisa Pepper, Bridget Thompson , Andrew Watson, David Leadercramer and Mark Freedman are all Resolution trained lawyer mediators. Pepper and Thompson are accredited mediators and Pepper is also a collaborative lawyer. Pepper mediates on private law children, divorce suits and matrimonial finance cases in addition to mediating for larger (adult) family groups. Leadercramer is also a qualified arbitrator, collaborative lawyer and private FDR judge.
Osbornes is best known for its work on HNW international divorce and finance work. It is skilled at advising on nuptial agreements and on matters where there are complicated trusts, inherited wealth and cross-border issues. It has niche expertise in confiscation orders and also has a strong practice in Children Act proceedings. Bridget Thompson leads the department that includes eminent practitioners such as the ‘unflappable‘ Mark Freedman and Lisa Pepper. The team also has considerable strength in adoption, surrogacy and fertility matters through Naomi Angell. It is a ‘really dynamic and diverse team which make it really innovative‘.