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Stewarts Law LLP

Work Department

Divorce and Family


Partner and Head of Divorce and Family department in Leeds.

Described  as “one of the most well respected matrimonial finance practitioners in the North”, Adrian is Head of Divorce and Family in our Leeds office and specialises in the resolution of complex financial issues for high net worth individuals.

A significant number of Adrian’s cases involve trusts (both on and offshore), commercial and tax issues, family businesses, inherited wealth, international aspects and the tracing of assets. He has considerable expertise in the negotiation of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and the treatment of personal injury damages on divorce.

Adrian has a particular interest in cohabitation claims, including the property rights of unmarried families. He has commentated in the local and national press on cohabitation issues.

He also advises on disputes relating to children, including paternity, residence, international relocation and financial provision.


Adrian trained at Addleshaw Goddard in Leeds. In 2009, he cofounded the Stewarts Divorce and Family department in Leeds.


Adrian is a former chairman of Resolution in the region and remains an active member and Accredited Specialist in the fields of Ancillary Relief (HNW), Emergency Remedies in Ancillary Relief and Cohabitation. He is a trained Collaborative Lawyer.


Adrian is a keen sports fan with a particular emphasis on rugby league and cricket. He is married with a son and daughter and in his spare time is a craft brewer.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Private client > Family: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

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Adrian ClossickStewarts Law LLP

The ‘dynamic’ team at Stewarts Law LLP is headed by ‘star family lawyer’ Adrian Clossick . Its workload predominantly involves advising on financial disputes resulting from relationship dissolution. It focuses its efforts exclusively on high-value, and (technically and emotionally) complex matters, involving such elements as domestic abuse and coercive control. Its expertise extend to children cases also, including international custody disputes. Its cases are often cross-jurisdictional. Key members of the team are Ellie Hampson-Jones  and Jenny Bowden.