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11 STAPLE INN, LONDON, WC1V 7QH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2556
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 0478
DX:
181 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.dawsoncornwell.com
Dawson Cornwell, Russell Bywater, London, ENGLAND

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Russell Bywater

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2556
Email:
Dawson Cornwell

Work Department

Matrimonial.

Position

Partner specialising in divorce, high-value ancillary relief, cohabitants’ disputes and non-marital finance.

Career

Trained Dawson Cornwell; qualified 1985; partner Dawson Cornwell 1991; author ‘Atkins Court Forms: Matrimonial Costs Section’ (Butterworths).

Member

International Bar Association; Family Law Panel of The Law Society; The British-Nordic Lawyers Association; Family Law Council of Australia; British-Spanish Law Association; FMA.

Education

Broadway Grammar School; Brunel University (1982 LLB Law).

Leisure

Member Yorkshire CCC, Season Ticket holder Fulham FC, Patron Llandovery RUFC, member of the Royal Over Seas League.


London: Private client

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Within: Family

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’.

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