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London: Private client

Family - ranked: tier 2

Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP is a boutique practice that focuses exclusively on family law. It is one of the ‘go to’ practices for complex and large asset cases. Significantly, six of its team are fellows of the well-renowned IAFL (International Academy of Family Lawyers). The partners are also collaboratively trained and several are practising mediators. Tom Amlot has a reputation for protecting his clients' privacy and representing clients in the public eye. The group has particular expertise in cases with an English-French dimension and William Healing is well-regarded for his work in this area.

Other key lawyers:Douglas Alexiou; Tom Amlot; William Healing; Susan Philipps; Sara Hannell; Magnus Mill; Katie Longmate; Daisy Minns Shearer


'AFP has a unique practice in that it offers service of the highest quality across financial, children and international work. There are few (if any) other firms in central London who cover all aspects of family law to the same standard'.

'Sara Hannell is completely sensible and does not take small points for their own sake. She looks at matters very constructively'.

'Sara Hannell is an outstanding lawyer. She is fiercely bright, extremely tenacious and has great attention to detail. Tom Amlot is truly excellent. He is exceptionally charming and inspires confidence in his clients'.

'A superb team with no weak links. The firm has maintained a busy practice with a specialism in French cases. William Healing takes his cases very seriously and is always willing to go that extra mile'.

'Tom Amlot has great client handling skills. He is very pragmatic and very good to work with. Will push hard for his clients but is sensible with itDaisy Minns Shearer stays on top of the details of the case'.

'William Healing is in his element in any cross-jurisdictional issue, whether involving children or financial matters and holds his own against any lawyer in London'.

'Susan Philipps is a very good lawyer with an excellent client portfolio'.

'Magnus Mill – one of the nicest lawyers in London, but with a wealth of practical and legal experience which makes him one of the top technical lawyers around'.

'Katie Longmate gives rounded, balanced, calm but clear advice and always remains focused on the best outcome for her clients'.

'Katie Longmate cuts to the chase'.

Leading individuals

Douglas Alexiou - Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

Susan Philipps - Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

Tom Amlot - Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

William Healing - Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

Next Generation Partners

Katie Longmate - Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

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Family: mediation
Family: mediation - ranked: tier 2

Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP remains one of the top firms in London for high-value and complex financial mediations. Emma Harte is a Resolution accredited mediator and enjoys a regular flow of high-profile mediations. Tom Amlot is also recommended and is an accredited mediator. Susan Philipps is another key member of the team and is a trained mediator as is William Healing.

Other key lawyers:Emma Harte; Tom Amlot; Susan Philipps; William Healing


'Tom Amlot is completely unflappable and very good-natured'.

Leading individuals

William Healing - Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

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