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Family Law Partners

Family/Matrimonial

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Brighton and surroundsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Leading boutique firm with capabilities across a whole host of alternative dispute resolution processes, including mediation, arbitration and collaborative law. Full-service offering, handling children law and financial remedy cases, as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Experienced in handling the dissolution of civil partnerships as well as advising on TOLATA proceedings and inheritance claims. Noted for its deft handling of financial disputes involving complex pensions and trusts aspects.

Strengths

"They think outside the box, finding solutions others may not have thought of," a client says, adding: "During a stressful time in my life, I felt reassured that my case was in good hands."

Sources note: "They can provide different approaches depending on a client's needs and tailor everything accordingly."

Notable practitioners

Sources report that Gemma Hope is "supremely intelligent, thorough and pragmatic." She is a trained collaborative lawyer and mediator who assists clients with complex divorce and financial remedy proceedings.

Robert Williams is an established presence in the region and is regularly instructed on high-value matrimonial finance cases. He receives plaudits from interviewees as a "thoughtful, experienced and tactical" lawyer who "remains calm and sensible at the most distressing times while giving clear and understandable advice."

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Brighton and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Gemma Hope
Up and Coming
Robert Williams
Band 1