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Royds Withy King

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Royds Withy King, Patrick Hart, London, ENGLAND

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Patrick Hart

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Royds Withy King

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Head of family law. Patrick advises on all aspects of family law as part of a specialist family team who are able to offer expert solutions to issues arising for individuals and families. Those include financial settlements upon divorce, child care resolution and cross-jurisdictional disputes. Patrick takes up instructions which require the negotiation and preparation of complex financial cases, aided where needed by the support of the firm’s commercial department on related company matters, and the private client department when the examination of intricate trust and tax issues arise. Patrick represents clients from the point of initial instructions through to round-table negotiations and then upon court appearances should those become necessary. He has represented a number of high profile clients in the music and entertainment industry, as well as world-famous sports personalities. Highly recommended by practitioners who do not have an expertise in this area of law to their key clients as a reliable and cost-effective advocate on family issues. Well-regarded by his peers as a firm and fair negotiator able to bring an early resolution to disputes where that can be achieved.


Trained Girlings Canterbury, qualified 1992; joined Royds LLP in 1992, partner from 1997.


Resolution; City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society.


Loughborough University (1987); College of Law (1992).


Family and a keen sportsman, though more of the watching variety now.

London: Private client


Within: Family

Head of a ‘strong team’ at Royds Withy King  is Patrick Hart who has ‘vast experience of representing HNW spouses often with international connections’. Vandana Chitroda  is a ‘reassuring and supportive figure to her clients’.

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