Diane Benussi > Benussi & Co Limited > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Benussi & Co Limited
B3 3NY

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Diane is the senior partner of the firm with over 30 years’ experience of divorce and family law issues.  Diane deals with all aspects of family law and specialises in UHNW financial issues arising out of relationship breakdown, advising high profile individuals seeking a discreet service.


Diane founded Benussi & Co in 1993.  She set up the West Midlands branch of the Solicitors Family Law Association (now known as Resolution) of which she was chairman for 3 years.  She is a past President of Birmingham Law Society and former chairman of lobby group Birmingham Forward.

Diane is a published author “How not to get Divorced at Christmas”.  She has her own blog (described by The Lawyer as “worth a read”) and is a regular broadcaster on television and radio and contributor to publications including The Financial Times.


Chairman Liberty Place (Sheepcote Street) Management Company Limited.
Former director of Colmore Business District.
Former President of Birmingham Law Society.
Charity contributor on Committees and Strategic Boards.
Member Advisory Abroad (Wesleyan for Lawyers).
Diane is among only a handful of solicitors outside London listed in the prestigious Citywealth Leaders List 2016 where she appears in the Family and Matrimonial Honours List.


University of Birmingham LLB

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Private client > Family: Birmingham

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Diane BenussiBenussi & Co Limited

Benussi & Co Limited typically acts in cases involving net assets of between £3m-£30m and has extensive experience of cases involving substantially higher assets. Diane Benussi has a formidable reputation for her work on UHNW financial issues that arise on relationship breakdown. Helen Jane Arnold also specialises in UHNW cases where there are business structures, trusts or a variation of post-nuptial settlements. In addition Arnold is a trained mediator and a collaborative lawyer. Helen Benussi is another key member of the team. Denise McKenna specialises in international family law matters and those cases with complex business interests.