Emily Watson > Rayden Solicitors > Berkhamstead, England > Lawyer Profile

Rayden Solicitors
1 CLARIDGE COURT
LOWER KINGS ROAD
BERKHAMSTEAD
HP4 2AE
England

Work Department

Family

Position

Partner and Resolution accredited specialist, Emily has extensive experience of the many and complex financial issues arising from separation and divorce including those with an international dimension.  Emily routinely advises in relation to disputes concerning children, with a particular success in relocation cases as well as cases involving challenging allegations against a parent.

Emily also regularly deals with pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation disputes. Clients appreciate Emily’s razor-sharp intellect, supportive manner, her clear explanations of the legal issues and willingness to fight their corner robustly when appropriate.

Emily is available to meet clients in both St Albans and London.

Career

Emily trained at London family law firm Manches, now Pennington Manches, and has practised family law exclusively since qualifying in 2002. Emily continued her career at Dawsons and Kingsley Napsley before joining Rayden Solicitors in 2012.

Memberships

Emily is a member of Resolution. Emily is a former member of both Resolution’s Precedent Drafting Committee and their Cohabitation Working Party.

Education

MA in Classics from King’s College, Cambridge

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

(Leading individuals)

Emily WatsonRayden Solicitors

Based in St Albans, Rayden Solicitors specialises exclusively in family law, handling all types of dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration, and collaboration on financial and children matters. Practice leader Katherine Rayden advises on complex cases involving financial issues, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, cross-border disputes and private law children matters. Other names to note include Priya Palanivel, who specialises in cross-border divorce and finance matters, Emily Watson and Claire Wood. Rosalind Fitzgerald joined from Bindmans LLP at the same time of the opening of the firm’s Bishop’s Stortford office in December 2020.