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Clarke Willmott LLP

Family/Matrimonial

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What the team is known for

Established family law practice with a varied offering, advising on cases of financial remedy and private children law. Regularly handles complex disputes that involve international relocation, multi-jurisdictional interests and high-value assets. Further experience with highly sensitive cases involving domestic violence and sexual abuse.

Strengths

A client notes that "every detail in my case was explored and addressed in a timely manner," adding that the team "works to achieve the best outcome for all involved."

Another client describes the team as "results-driven, but with empathy, support and understanding."

Notable practitioners

Adam Maguire primarily acts on matrimonial finance matters, including those that concern complex property, pension and business aspects. He also assists with Children Act applications.
"Adam assembled the facts concerning my divorce methodically and comprehensively. He always gave sound advice, demonstrated a mastery of family law issues and gave due consideration to keeping costs in check." "I was really impressed by Adam's quality of client care and his ability to find a path through tricky legal points."

Caroline Young is an associate with an impressive amount of experience assisting clients both on financial disputes and private children matters arising from divorce proceedings and family breakdowns.
"Caroline Young is knowledgeable and focused on getting the right result for her clients." "She is very caring and gives real support to her clients while also having an inner steel and really fighting her cases." "Caroline dealt with everything in a calm and sensitive manner, was sympathetic to my situation and provided me with appropriate advice and support to ensure the best possible outcome was achieved."

Rayner Grice frequently acts for high net worth clients going through divorce, assisting them with both financial settlements and child arrangement orders. As well as leading the firm's family team, she is also head of its Birmingham office.
"Rayner is excellent on the details of a matter as well as being proactive and commercial." "She is incredibly well respected and a lawyer who will always work to get the best outcome, helping her clients through an enormously difficult part of their lives."

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Overview

Clarke Willmott's Birmingham divorce and family law team provide legal advice tailored to individuals, which protects their interests but is also pragmatic, cost effective and sensible. 

Clarke Willmott's family lawyers can advise on mitigating the financial consequences of a relationship breakdown by offering expert legal advice at the outset or during a relationship to give clarity as to the consequences of a separation. That includes advice on prenuptial agreements, pre-registration agreements or cohabitation agreements, as well as post-nuptial agreements. The team also give advice on complex asset ownership structures designed to give certainty on separation or divorce.

Family/Matrimonial

Clarke Willmott LLP

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Location

7th Floor, 9 Colmore Row

Birmingham

West Midlands

UK

B3 2BJ

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Birmingham and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Adam Maguire
Up and Coming
Caroline Young
Band 3
Rayner Grice
Band 2