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Family Law in Partnership LTD

Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth

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The team at Family Law in Partnership has an excellent reputation for promoting and practising family law in a collaborative manner. A source notes: "They're an excellent firm for family law matters. They have a reputation for approaching cases with a conciliatory approach. They're a fantastic firm."

A solicitor explains: "The team has an exceptional vision and the new generation of partners are just as exciting as their outstanding colleagues. They are at the cutting edge of family law innovation."

Notable practitioners

Bradley Williams advises wealthy individuals on a range of family matters including those with complex financial and international issues. A source says: "He has a very good manner with clients and he has good legal judgement. He is tenacious and the sort of guy that achieves results for his clients." A fellow solicitor notes: "He is very conscientious, he is methodical and unflappable."

David Allison represents high net worth clients in financial matters related to divorce. A source says: "He is a consummate professional. He makes the most difficult cases seem simple. He gives straightforward advice and guides his clients seamlessly to the result they want." Another interviewee explains: "Allison is really collaborative and really sensible and really client-centric, but he is no wallflower when it comes to litigation either. He is charm personified and a pleasure to work against but he can fight like a dog."

Dominic Raeside is head of mediation at the firm and is "the doyen of mediators," says a source. A solicitor explains: "He lets the clients lead, he thinks outside of the box. He'll look at what is best for the family and is truly of the opinion that if you let the clients lead and give them the power, it will work." Another interviewee notes: "He is an exceptional mediator."

Elizabeth Hicks advises wealthy individuals on complex family matters including those involving international issues and trusts. A source says: "She has the ability to fight hard for her clients but she also sees creative solutions for them. She looks at cases holistically."

Gillian Bishop is a consultant at the firm and has considerable experience advising high net worth clients on family law issues and is a very well-respected mediator. A source says: "She is a real doyenne in the development of collaborative family law." A fellow solicitor notes: "She lives and breathes mediation."

James Pirrie is extremely well regarded for his creativity within the family law arena. A source says: "He is hugely, hugely experienced and massively talented. He has got a supremely industrious brain and is always thinking of creative solutions." Another interviewee says: "What he doesn't know isn't worth knowing, he knows everything off the top of his head. He is the oracle."

Mariko Wilson advises high net worth clients on divorce matters and related financial proceedings. A source explains: "She is exceptionally able. She is very organised and hard-working. She has impeccable judgement, manages her clients well and always proffers sensible and realistic advice."

Pamela Collis is a consultant at the firm and has considerable experience advising on complex family law matters. A source says: "Pamela is extremely bright and experienced, diligent and kind." A fellow solicitor enthuses: "She is technically very brilliant, she is very personable." A barrister adds: "Her client management is excellent."

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Overview

Based in Central London, Family Law in Partnership is an award winning team of specialist family lawyers, arbitrators, mediators and family consultants offering excellence across all aspects of family law with a distinctive, client-centred approach. The firm has a wide-ranging client base covering both domestic and international clients from all walks of life, and the firm is widely recognised as one of the country’s leading family law firms.

Family Law in Partnership offers clients a range of process options including robust litigation, solicitor led negotiation, collaborative law, mediation and arbitration. Lawyers works carefully with clients to select the process best suited to their needs. Family Law in Partnership’s expertise in out of court settlement options can provide clients, particularly those in the public eye, with privacy and discretion in dealing with the sensitive issues they face.

The firm's comprehensive family practice offers a unique blend of specialist family law advice complemented by a range of family support services, including counselling and parenting classes. At the heart of everything that the firm does is a desire to use the depth and breadth of its expertise to provide tailored solutions which deliver the very best outcomes for clients.

Family Law in Partnership was named Family Team of the Year in the Chambers HNW Awards 2021. The firm was also recognised for excellence in client service by Legal Business (April 2020).

Members

Burge, Harriet

Collis, Pamela

Coombes, Daniel

Fletcher, Elizabeth

Greenfield, Helen

Hackett, Nicole

Raeside, Dominic

Williams, Bradley

Clients

HNW & UHNW, entrepreneurs, City professionals, international

Industries

Child Maintenance & Maintenance Variation

Cohabitation

Domestic Violence

Family Law (all issues), Family Mediation, Arbitration (Children), Arbitration (Financial), Collaborative Practice, Pre Nuptial Agreements

International divorce & separation

Post Nuptial Agreements

Same Sex Issues

Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth

Family Law in Partnership LTD

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Location

Melbourne House,

46 Aldwych,

London

Greater London

UK

WC2B 4LL

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Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth


Bradley Williams
Band 4
David Allison
Band 1
Elizabeth Hicks
Band 1
Gillian Bishop
Band 2
James Pirrie
Band 2
Mariko Wilson
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