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London: Private client

Court of protection
Court of protection - ranked: tier 3

Dawson Cornwell

Dawson Cornwell  has substantial court of protection expertise which is largely due to the strength of Jeremy Abraham’s experience as a court appointed deputy. Abraham has ‘great client management skills and is reassuring and wise’. His cases generally involve mid-to-high-net-worth individuals some of whom have been awarded substantial compensation and he focuses on property and affairs. Other areas of expertise include advising on declarations of capacity as well as on the international removal of people who fall under the remit of the court of protection. Associate Anna Shadbolt  is ‘very clever and relates brilliantly with clients’.

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Family - ranked: tier 1

Dawson Cornwell

Dawson Cornwell is a ‘leader in the field of international children’s law offering a bespoke service to clients from all walks of life in many different countries who want the best legal representation and support’. Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, QC (Hon) has a ‘stellar reputation’ particularly in the field of child abduction. It also has ‘some excellent practitioners in the area of matrimonial finance’. The ‘excellentKate Allen has ‘impeccable judgement’ and Russell Bywater ‘passionately fights his clients’ corner’. Zoë Fleetwood ‘strives hard to achieve the right outcome and to ensure that the client gets the best care’. Charlotte Conner is also ‘very supportive of her clients’. The team has a number of ‘first-class younger lawyers who are also beginning to make their mark’ among them senior associate Colin Rogerson who is an ‘unsung hero both domestically and internationally’ particularly in the area of surrogacy, parentage and assisted reproduction. Jessica Reid has an ‘excellent manner with clients’. The ‘diligentJames Netto has a ‘wide breadth of experience in child abduction’ and Caroline Korah ‘works tirelessly for her clients providing practical and supportive legal advice’.

Leading individuals

Kate Allen - Dawson Cornwell

Zoë Fleetwood - Dawson Cornwell

Next generation lawyers

Colin Rogerson - Dawson Cornwell

Jessica Reid - Dawson Cornwell

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Family: mediation
Family: mediation - ranked: tier 2

Dawson Cornwell

Jeremy Abraham at Dawson Cornwell  is a ‘hugely experienced mediator who brings his intelligence and empathy to each case’. Abraham is accredited by the Family Mediation Council, by Resolution and by the Family Mediators. Senior associateJessica Reid  has recently become a Resolution trained mediator –she also has a ‘good reputation’.

Leading individuals

Jeremy Abraham - Dawson Cornwell

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