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Freeths LLP

Family/Matrimonial

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Thames ValleyUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded Oxford-based team advising clients on financial remedies and childcare arrangements in the context of relationship breakdown. Experienced in representing clients in asset division matters involving overseas assets and complex business interests, as well as in maintenance enforcement proceedings. Offers robust ADR capabilities, including mediation services.

Strengths

An interviewee enthuses: "Freeths is extremely supportive of the clients, both professionally and emotionally. The empathy the lawyers show is key."

Another comments: "The team makes everyone feel special and important. Everyone is highly responsive and personable and it is a pleasure to work with Freeths."

Notable practitioners

Claire Colbert has considerable expertise in handling mediations and other proceedings related to contentious financial arrangements following divorce, including issues around military pensions.
"Claire Colbert was brilliant from start to finish." "She took a really horrible process and made it much more straightforward."

Rachael Oakes regularly advises on financial remedy cases, including those involving high-value assets and complex business arrangements. She also assists with complex childcare issues.
"Rachel Oakes is a brilliant lawyer and a brilliant supporter.""She is amazingly good at her job. Her strengths are her teamwork and attention to detail."

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Family/Matrimonial

Freeths LLP

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Location

5000 Oxford Business Park South

Oxford

Oxfordshire

UK

OX4 2BH

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Oxford and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Claire Colbert
Band 2
Rachael M Oakes
Band 1