Rachel Lim > Weightmans LLP > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Weightmans LLP
L3 9QJ


 Rachel is a Principal Associate within the family team. She qualified in 2003 and is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Children Cases and Complex (middle/high value) financial remedy cases.
 Rachel specialises exclusively in family law and embraces the varied work this area of law has to offer. She has a wealth of experience in advising clients on all aspects of relationship breakdown. In particular, Rachel has expertise in the following areas:
  Matrimonial finance – complex high value cases involving companies, trusts, pension sharing, overseas assets and inherited wealth;
  Children Act applications including Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issue, Prohibited Steps and Removal from the Jurisdiction;
  Cohabitees disputes;
  Schedule 1 applications;
  Variation of maintenance;
  Prenuptial/separation agreements; and
 Rachel has a particular interest in modern family law issues and recognises that over the last few decades family structures have changed dramatically. Consequently, she welcomes new enquiries from individuals in same sex relationships and those considering surrogacy or co-parenting agreements.
 Rachel enjoys working closely with clients to help them negotiate the legal and other issues which flow from relationship breakdown. Rachel is known for her empathetic nature and approachable manner which readily sets clients at ease. She is always meticulously prepared and adopts a sensible and pragmatic approach to all of her cases. She gains considerable satisfaction in achieving a good outcome for her clients.
 Rachel has been singled out as a Rising Star by the Legal 500 for 2019 and 2020 and has been praised for her “confidence, clarity and professionalism.”

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Private client > Family

(Rising stars)

Rachel LimWeightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP is highly experienced in advising on international family law, as well as pre- and postnuptial agreements and children work. The team is noted for its work on behalf of LTBTQ+ families, as well as its mediation expertise. National team leader Emma Collins advises on relationship breakdown and children work, while Carole Atkinson is a key contact regarding onshore and offshore trusts and prenuptial agreements involving multiple jurisdictions. Liverpool team leader Fiona Davidson specialises in children law and financial matters involving relationship breakdown, while Fiona Turner exclusively covers family law issues. Associate Rachel Lim is noted for advising on divorces involving insolvency and bankruptcy.