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71 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, LONDON, EC4V 4AY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7395 3000
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Fax 020 7395 3100
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Web:
www.wedlakebell.com
Wedlake Bell LLP, Charmaine Hast, London, ENGLAND

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Charmaine Hast

Tel:
Work 020 7395 3000
Email:
Web:
wedlakebell.com/charmaine-hast.html
Wedlake Bell LLP

Work Department

Family.

Position

Partner specialising in divorce, separation, civil partnerships, pre – and post-nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements, children issues, abductions and international law with particular experience in advising on big-money and big-name divorces. She is able to advise on cross-border money matters and has a particular interest in trusts and pensions. She is also one of the few family law arbitrators.

Charmaine regularly comments in the nation press and appears on national news channels to comment on cases of public interest.

Notable reported cases include: Richardson v Richardson (2) another [1996] 2FLR617; Armstrong v Armstrong [2003] 2FLR48; Re B (removal from jurisdiction) [2003] BWCA Civ1149; Re SW v RC [2008] 1FLR1703; B v B (Divorce: Anti Suit Injunction) [2002] EWHC 1711; Tracey v Tracey [2006] 2 FLR 480.

Career

Partner Berkowitz Kirkel Cohen Inc, South Africa, for 15 years; qualified in England 1996; head of department in South East England; head of family department Wedlake Bell 2012.

Member

Resolution. Charmaine was one of the first accredited specialists in high-net-worth financial matters and abductions, a past trustee of Surrey Family Mediation and a former Vice Chairman of the British South African Law Association.

Education

BA & LLB, Psychology and Law


London: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Charmaine Hast - Wedlake Bell LLP

Within: Family

Wedlake Bell LLP  has a ‘strong team of fee earners possessed of the highest calibre of legal knowledge'. The ‘hugely experienced and knowledgeableCharmaine Hast heads the team and is ‘never phased by anything and has seen it all before’. Conrad Adam is particularly adept at dealing with complex financial cases. Senior associate Trisha Siddique  is ‘committed to her clients, is great at drafting, pragmatic and resolute and feisty when called for’.

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