DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Hawkins Family Law

Family/Matrimonial

3 ranked lawyersBand 1Milton Keynes and surroundsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Boutique family law firm that punches above its weight in terms of high-value and complex matrimonial finance instructions relating to business assets, pensions and substantial property portfolios, including assisting with the handling of assets abroad. Also represents clients with regard to private childcare arrangements. Fields a team trained in collaborative law and alternative dispute resolution, as well as offering non-legal expertise such as in-house psychotherapy.

Strengths

Interviewees describe this as "a good, friendly family law firm with an excellent understanding of clients’ needs."

"In a trying time they gave me the support that I needed and held my hand all the way," reports a client.

Notable practitioners

Annabel Hayward advises on financial disputes related to divorce proceedings as well as those that arise between cohabiting couples. She can also assist with associated childcare arrangements.

Firm founder and managing director Joanna Hawkins excels at handling complex financial remedy proceedings. She is adept at advising clients with significant personal wealth and business interests. Clients appreciate that she is "very straight and clear with her advice."

Loraine Davenport predominantly advises clients on matrimonial finance matters, particularly those involving high-value assets or businesses. She also handles private children disputes.

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Milton Keynes and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Annabel Hayward
Band 2
Joanna Hawkins
Band 1
Loraine Davenport
Band 2