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Yorkshire and the Humber: Private client

Family: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire
Family: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire - ranked: tier 1

Lake Legal LTD

Lake Legal LTD's specialist family practice advises on all aspects of private family law with a focus on high-net-worth individuals, cases involving business and family assets, cross-jurisdictional issues and third-party interests. The group is also handling an increased volume of pre- and post-nuptial agreements and has an increasing specialism in complex cases involving children. The team also has arbitration and collaborative law capabilities through the experience of 'brilliant' team head Lyn Ayrton, who specialises in advising on financial settlements arising from divorce and other separations. Partner Claire Glaister has a growing reputation in the market as 'a superb practitioner'.

Practice head(s):Lyn Ayrton

Other key lawyers:Claire Glaister


'Lake Legal is one of the stand-out practices in Yorkshire, if not the North East of England. Its lawyers are all of exceptional quality'.

'Lyn Ayrton is well known and respected in the market and has built Lake Legal up to be a great niche practice. Clients always receive excellent, knowledge-based advice which factors in what they need rather than what may seem clear to a lawyer'.

'All members of the team are empathetic, understanding and discreet, making clients feel welcome and put at ease immediately'.

'Lyn Ayrton is brilliant and has a fantastic reputation. She has a great understanding of how to deliver an outcome and is tactically astute but warm and approachable. Claire Glaister is a superb practitioner whose ability far outstrips her experience. She is tactically shrewd and superb with client care'.

'Lyn Ayrton is highly knowledgeable as to the law and a good advocate for her clients, but also a pragmatist and realist who won't encourage her clients to fight a battle doomed to be lost. She really stands out'.

'Clients have 100% confidence in Lyn Ayrton and trust her immediately. She is calm, kind and incredibly knowledgeable'.

Leading individuals

Lyn Ayrton - Lake Legal LTD

Rising stars

Claire Glaister - Lake Legal LTD

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