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Weightmans LLP

100 OLD HALL STREET, LIVERPOOL, L3 9QJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 073 9900
Fax:
Fax 0345 073 9950
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com

Fiona Davidson

Tel:
Work 0151 243 9562
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Family and private client.

Position

Partner in the Liverpool family law team. Particular specialisms: resolving complex financial claims arising out of the breakdown of marriages, civil partnerships and the relationships between cohabitees, including disputes over trusts and businesses; drafting and advising on prenuptial and cohabitation agreements; private law children disputes involving contact, residence and specific issue applications; removal of children from the jurisdiction.

Career

Trained Hill Dickinson; qualified 1998; associate 2004; associate Mace & Jones 2007; partner 2009 (merged with Weightmans May 2011). Trained collaborative family lawyer.

Member

Resolution (accredited specialist in financial provision I and II); Merseyside Regional Resolution Committee; chair, Merseyside Collaborative Family Law Group; Liverpool Family Law Society Family Sub Business Committee.

Education

Queen’s School, Chester; Leeds University (1995 LLB Hons); College of Law, Chester (LPC).

Leisure

Reading, walking, theatre.


North West: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Fiona Davidson - Weightmans LLP

Within: Family

Weightmans LLP   has a ‘strong, reliable and intelligent team that looks to achieve the right result for the client’. Under the leadership of Carole Atkinson the team ‘continues to attract really good and high-value work’. Fiona Davidson  is ‘always very well prepared, very experienced and quickly grasps the key issues’. The ‘very sensible’ Emma Collins  is also ‘very able’. Associate Rachel Lim  is ‘conscientious and is always meticulously prepared’ and solicitor Matthew Taylor  is ‘excellent and thinks through cases very carefully to make very sound tactical decisions’. The group acts for high-net-worth individuals from the region and beyond and has particular expertise in pre- and post-nuptial agreements, the treatment of inherited wealth and offshore trusts. Other key specialisms include advising on cohabitation issues.

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