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Dawson Hart

Family/Matrimonial

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Brighton and surroundsUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected team specialising in complex financial issues connected with relationship breakdown. Also experienced in private children law, including Schedule 1 applications and cases of parental alienation. Represents professional clients from a range of industry sectors. Committed to resolving disputes outside of court where possible, with team members who are qualified mediators and arbitrators, as well as collaborative lawyers.

Strengths

One client remarks: "They were quick to respond, advice was measured, and I was given the time and opportunity to express my views."

Another client describes Dawson Hart as "efficient and clear, with strong communication and a personal feel to the administration and support team as well as the lawyers."

Notable practitioners

Caroline Bourn acts on a broad array of family law issues, including both matrimonial finance and private children law matters.
"She was always able to explain legal terms in clear layman's terms, she was transparent about pricing and costs, and always very helpful."

Mahie Abey is a leading figure in the regional family law market and has invaluable experience in high-value matrimonial finance matters.
"He has always been available, pragmatic, and understanding, but also direct and firm when he needed to be to help me make the right decisions." "Mahie Abey was a calming, sturdy and confident presence through a lengthy process that was difficult from the outset."

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Brighton and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Caroline Bourn
Band 2
Mahie Abey
Band 1