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North West Family/Matrimonial
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Hill Dickinson LLP

Whether you require advice about separation, divorce, dissolution or pension matters, we have specialists on hand to provide realistic advice and guidance, no matter how complicated the issue.

If you find yourself in need of specialist family legal help, our team can advise on all issues associated with your family and matrimonial problems.

This could be divorce, child care and support agreements, family finance and assets, pre- and post-nuptial agreements or cohabitation.

We are well known for our excellent results, combining sharp negotiation skills and technical excellence with a deep understanding of the issues and providing a service that is not only professional and straightforward, but also compassionate.

All members of our team are members of Resolution, whose code of practice encourages the resolution of disputes in a constructive and non-confrontational way.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Children disputes
  • Divorce and civil partnership dissolution
  • Financial remedies in family law
  • Pre-nuptial/post-nuptial and separation agreements
  • Protection of individuals
  • Unmarried couple agreements and cohabitation disputes

Chambers Review

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Family/Matrimonial - Liverpool and surrounds
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What the team is known for

Hill Dickinson is well known for advising clients on finance and children issues related to divorce and separation, from its base in Liverpool. Its specialist expertise includes advising on cohabitation, pensions, trusts and parental responsibility issues, with additional experience in handling the negotiation of nuptial agreements. The team regularly advises clients domiciled outside of the UK and those with overseas assets.

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Notable Practitioners

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Joanne Raisbeck
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As head of the Hill Dickinson family team in Liverpool, Joanne Raisbeck has extensive experience in complex prenuptial and postnuptial agreements as well as high-value financial remedy cases. She also represents clients in Children Act mandates.

"Joanne is very knowledgeable, clear and concise in her advice. Her input is invaluable."

"She is superb with detail."

"Her understanding of the complexities of a case is exceptional and she is always on hand to help."

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Sarah McCarthy
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Sarah McCarthy assists clients with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as representing clients in financial remedy proceedings and private Children Act proceedings.

"Sarah is an excellent communicator."

"She is very knowledgeable and professional."

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Ellie Webster
Star Associates

Ellie Webster is a senior associate who assists on matters related to private children law, often involving other jurisdictions. She also advises clients on divorce proceedings.

"Ellie is truly amazing. She provides an outstanding level of care, is very knowledgeable and made sure my best interests were preserved."

"She is pragmatic but will really fight for her clients and will go the extra mile for them. She can deal with very emotional and complex manners sensibly, keeping things focused."

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Liverpool and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial

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Joanne Raisbeck
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Sarah McCarthy
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Ellie Webster
Star Associates

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