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Harding Evans

Family/Matrimonial

1 ranked lawyersBand 2WalesUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected family law practice in Newport covering both financial remedy cases and childcare proceedings, often representing high-profile clients. Well versed in handling disputes over assets such as family businesses and pension funds. The children's department shows particular expertise in Child Arrangement Orders, including in matters involving IVF. The team also has experience of contact cases associated with domestic violence and other child protection issues, and is well placed to assist parents, children and local authorities.

Strengths

A client describes the team as "responsive, extensively knowledgeable, friendly and reassuring."

Notable practitioners

Kate Thomas is head of the firm's family department and is noted for her work on complex financial remedy proceedings, including those involving overseas assets, agricultural land and pension complications. She also has experience advising on child contact arrangements.
"Kate Thomas is extremely approachable, responsive and considerate. She provides straightforward and realistic advice and has a thorough and meticulous knowledge of family court processes." "She stands out for her understanding of the law and her succinct advice."

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Wales

Family/Matrimonial


Kate Thomas
Band 3