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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Sarah Anticoni

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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Sarah’s practice has a particular emphasis on advising on or mediating complex financial claims upon divorce. She has considerable experience of the drafting of pre- and post-marital agreements. She also advises parents on future living and contact arrangements for their children, both domestically and when international relocation is envisaged. She is widely recognised as having specialised knowledge of religious (as opposed to civil) marriages, gained from her international practice. Sarah is widely recognised as an experienced and established mediator with a thriving practice, with referrals from many top-tier law firms. She favours a practical and pragmatic approach to resolving conflict, either as a lawyer or mediator.


Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML).

London: Private client


Within: Family

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP's team is headed by the ‘calm and fiercely intelligent’ Sarah Higgins. William Longrigg  has a ‘very high profile in the international family law world and attracts some very large cases’. James Freeman  ‘fights his clientscases with skill and expertise and is totally solution-focused’. Miranda Fisher  acts for HNWIs from overseas as well as a number of Premiership footballers. The ‘very calm' James Riby has a ’good head for figures’. Sarah Anticoni has a ‘great reputation’ and the ‘dynamic and clever’ Jamie Kennaugh is a newly promoted partner. Senior associate Joshua Green  is ‘extremely hardworking and is a rising star’. The team has particular expertise in the sports and media sectors and regularly acts for actors, musicians and other media and sports stars. Victoria Francis has left the firm.

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Family: mediation

Within: Leading individuals

Sarah Anticoni - Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Within: Family: mediation

Sarah Anticoni at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP  is ‘one of the most seasoned mediators in the London family law circuit. Her mediation skills are undoubted and she has handled some of the trickiest mediations with impressive outcomes. She knows how to get the best results for her clients’. Anticoni is ‘very impressive in high conflict situations. If there were more like Sarah, there would be much less need for litigation’. Sarah Whitten is also ‘very experienced and sensible’.

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