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Douglas Alexiou

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Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP


Partner dealing with all aspects of family law, particularly complex financial cases, some with international aspects and also some children work.


Articled Bolton & Lowe; qualified 1970; partner Gordon Dadds 1971; senior partner Gordon Dadds; founder Alexiou Fisher Philipps 2001; trained as a collaborative lawyer 2005.


Greek, French, Spanish.


Family Mediators Association; International Bar Association; Resolution (formerly SFLA); IAML; chairman London Regional Group of Solicitors’ Family Law Association 1992-96; founding Fellow of International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML); past president 2000-02 of International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; past president European Chapter of International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 1998-2000.


St Paul’s School; King’s College, London University (1965 LLB Hons).


Association Football, golf (Richmond Golf Club, Southwold Golf Club); member of 1996 British Olympic Appeal Council; club vice-president Tottenham Hotspur Football Club (director 1980-98).

London: Private client


Within: Leading individuals

Douglas Alexiou - Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP

Within: Family

Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP  is a boutique family law firm with extensive expertise in children work and high-value financial litigation often with cross-border elements. It also has strong mediation and collaborative law expertise. Susan Philipps  is an ‘outstanding lawyer with a phenomenal reputation with cases and clients that are the envy of most’. Tom Amlot  has ‘the confidence that comes from being utterly on top of your game’. William Healing  has ‘built up an excellent knowledge of private international law within the EU so far as it relates to divorce, children and finances. He is a fluent French speaker who has acquired an enviable client base among London’s French-speaking community’. Emma Harte has a ‘good way with clients’ and Sara Hannell is a ‘very intelligent and insightful lawyer’. Katie Longmate  is a ‘very effective family lawyer’. Douglas Alexiou  is well respected as a trained mediator and collaborative lawyer.

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