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Stewarts Law LLP

5 NEW STREET SQUARE, LONDON, EC4A 3BF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 8037
Email:
Web:
www.stewartslaw.com
Leeds, London
Stewarts Law LLP, Toby Atkinson, London, ENGLAND

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Toby Atkinson

Tel:
Work 020 7822 8144
Email:
Stewarts Law LLP

Work Department

Divorce and Family

Position

Partner in the Divorce and Family department. Toby was recently listed as one of the "Top 50 Family Lawyers in London" by Spear's Wealth Magazine 2016, which described him as "unflappable" and "a sage family lawyer respected by peers for his client skills, work ethic and good judgement".

Expertise
Toby advises clients in relation to a broad range of family law issues arising on the breakdown of marriage or cohabitation, with a particular emphasis on the financial claims that arise on divorce. He is experienced in dealing with international cases, often involving trusts, family businesses and tracing assets.

Toby also advises on all private children law matters, from disputes about parental arrangements and financial claims to the relocation of children across jurisdictions.

On the non-contentious side, Toby advises in relation to pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation contracts and asset protection.

Toby is a regular contributor of articles to legal publications and the wider media, and has been featured in the Times, the Financial Times, Spear’s Wealth, Citywealth magazine and the New Law Journal.

Career

He joined Stewarts from Charles Russell Speechlys in 2015.

Member

Toby is a committed member of Resolution, and has been on the London Young Resolution Committee for several years.

Education

Toby graduated from Edinburgh University in 2001.


London: Private client

Family

Within: Family

Stephen Foster at Stewarts Law LLP is an ‘excellent team leader who has pulled together a fabulous team that continues to go from strength to strength’. Foster’s clients are figures from the City and entrepreneurs and many of his cases have an international dimension. Emma Hatley  is described as being ‘in a league of her own. She is a tenacious litigator- calm and measured as well as a real fighter with grit if necessary. She is destined for the top’. Matthew Humphries is an ‘excellent all-round lawyer with a great brain’. Also recommended are Debbie Chism (brings a vast store of experience to all her clients and is completely unflappable’), Richard Hogwood (‘frighteningly efficient’)  and Sam LongworthToby Atkinson  ‘strives to achieve a peaceful resolution if there is one to be found whilst preparing to fight if required. His advice is thoughtful and measured and his judgement is sound’. Helen Ward  is ‘superb in every way’. Other key members of the eight-partner practice include newly promoted partner Carly Kinch.

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