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.

Lawyer Rankings

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

Taylor Walton LLP‘s family law department is committed to mediation as a way to help clients achieve amicable, out-of-court settlements. The practice works in close connection with the firm’s conveyancing, corporate, private client and employment departments to provide full assistance on overlapping legal matters. The practice is headed by Harpenden-based Ben Twitchen, who specialises on financial issues arising from relationship breakdowns as well as children law. Arbitrator Olive McCarthy joined the St Albans office from Breeze and Wyles Solicitors Limited in July 2018.