Ben Twitchen > Taylor Walton LLP > St Albans, England > Lawyer Profile

Taylor Walton LLP
THORNYCROFT HOUSE, 107 HOLYWELL HILL
ST ALBANS, HERTFORDSHIRE
AL1 1HQ
England

Work Department

Family.

Position

Ben Twitchen is a partner and the Head of the Family Law department. He is based at Taylor Walton’s Harpenden office and specialises in advising and assisting on financial issues arising from the breakdown of relationships, as well as child law.

Ben primarily deals with high net worth cases and understands the special considerations that come with such cases. His extensive network brings in cases from London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Manchester, Germany, Kuwait and America.

Ben takes an empathetic approach, guiding towards an early amicable solution wherever possible. This skillset is particularly helpful in Collaborative Law cases, helping clients reach cost-effective out-of-court settlements in privacy.

Career

Trained Twitchen Musters and Kelly, Essex. Qualified 2002. Pictons, Bedford 2002-2005; Birkett Long, Essex 2005-2010 (associate); Taylor Walton, Hertfordshire 2010 to date. Made partner 2012

Languages

English, French (conversational); Russian (basic).

Memberships

Qualified specialist Collaborative lawyer since 2006, Hertfordshire Resolution committee member; trained Resolution mentor, Lawyers Christian Fellowship.

Education

Westcliff High grammar school, University of Kent, College of Law, London; Anglia Law School.

Leisure

Sailing, golf.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Taylor Walton LLP is a full service family law practice which supports alternative dispute resolution options such as mediation, arbitration and collaborative law. Practice head Ben Twitchen  advises on all areas of family law with a particular focus on divorce. Will Mercer advises on divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships while Olive McCarthy handles high-net worth financial remedies and appointment of trustees act matters. Emily Woodhouse is a key lawyer in the practice.