Andrew Mercer > Trethowans LLP > Salisbury, England > Lawyer Profile

Trethowans LLP


Andrew is a Partner and Head of the Family Team at Trethowans.

His main areas of expertise is a focus on the negotiation of the financial settlements arising from , Separation, Divorce, the dissolution of Civil Partnerships and other related issues. Andrew is particularly adept at handling complex, high net worth settlements which involve family partnerships, businesses, farms, foreign property or trusts. He also advises clients on Nuptial or Living Together Agreements and can assist with issues relating to children.

Andrew strongly advocates the benefits of a no-Court, non-confrontational approach to family law – especially with the of issues which involving finance and/or children. A long standing member of Resolution and an experienced Collaborative Lawyer.



Qualified 1989; partner Trethowans 1995.



Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Hampshire

Demonstrating vast expertise in handling matrimonial finances, child arrangements, and pre-nuptial agreements, Trethowans LLP’s ‘formidable and talented team’ provides a full range of family-related services across the firm’s multiple offices. Salisbury-based Andrew Mercer leads the department, regularly acting on behalf of medical consultants and GPs in all forms of family related disputes. Emma Wilders-Pratt focuses on all elements of relationship breakdown from the Winchester office. In Southampton, Grant Cameron has over 30 years’ experience dealing with divorce and dissolution, while Poole-based Kimberley Davies specialises in children law matters.

South West > Private client > Family

Trethowans LLP works with clients on the full spectrum of family law issues, covering divorce and separation, matrimonial finances, child arrangements, surrogacy, and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Practice head Andrew Mercer‘s diverse client base includes wealthy individuals, medical consultants, GPs, lawyers, and senior ranked members of the armed forces, who turn to him for the breadth of his capabilities.