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Berwins Solicitors

Family/Matrimonial

2 ranked lawyersBand 1YorkshireUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded group engaged to advise on a wide range of family work, especially high-value divorce settlements. Regularly represents high net worth individuals including those with substantial business, property and farming assets as well as trusts. Provides collaborative law options as well as other ADR services. Adept at handling proceedings with an international element and assets held abroad.

Strengths

"The team's work and output are absolutely superb," says a source, who adds: "They are not aggressive for the sake of it but rely on the quality of their work. They are really well organised and work together as a team."

Notable practitioners

Danielle Day is recognised for her work advising on complex financial remedy proceedings and disputes arising in the context of divorce and separation. She handles matters involving high-value financial and property assets as well as sensitive issues such as domestic violence.

Stephen Root is praised by sources for his "good people skills and judgement." He has great depth of experience advising on financial remedies, particularly those involving trusts and farming assets. He is also noted for his expertise in private children matters.

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York, Hull and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Danielle Day
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Stephen Root
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