Bridget Thompson > Osbornes > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Osbornes
LIVERY HOUSE
7-9 PRATT STREET
LONDON
NW1 0AE
England

Work Department

Family.

Position

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

Career

Qualified UK 1993; New Zealand 1986; partner Osbornes 2000.

Memberships

Resolution Accredited Panel; Law Society Children Panel and Family Law Panel; Association of Women Solicitors.

Education

University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (1985 LLB, BA).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Family: mediation

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.

London > Private client > Family

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 ‘unflappableMark 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‘.