Adrian Clossick > Stewarts Law LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Stewarts Law LLP

Work Department

Divorce and Family


Partner and Head of Divorce and Family department in Leeds. 

Adrian 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 features in the leading legal directories. He has been described as “very bright, enthusiastic and able”, as “affable, supportive and a good listener” and as a “clear thinker, tenacious and resourceful” who “has the ability to get straight to the nub of the issue and advise in a very clear and practical way” with “an unflappable demeanour”.


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.


St Mary’s Sixth Form College, Blackburn; University of Birmingham (Law 2:1); College of Law, York (LPC)

Lawyer Rankings

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

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Adrian ClossickStewarts Law LLP

Fantastic negotiator’ Adrian Clossick leads the divorce and family offering at Stewarts Law LLP in Leeds. Acting exclusively on high value disputes, the team’s expertise covers issues relating to foreign assets in divorce, trust structures and multijurisdictional tax work. In addition, the firm has a strong track record in matters pertaining to childcare arrangements, financial protection for cohabiting couples and the complexities of privacy rights. Associate Sarah Harvey is known for her ‘sharp intellect’.