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Irwin Mitchell

Family/Matrimonial

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What the team is known for

Hugely respected team capable of advising clients on complex financial remedy and private children cases, frequently representing high net worth individuals in cross-border matters. Also enjoys a strong reputation for its skill acting on wealth management, including prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, for an international client base.

Strengths

One client emphasises the team's "consistently high standard," further  highlighting that the lawyers "use all of their resources to help achieve the best outcome for their clients."

Notable practitioners

Erin Sawyer is described as an "excellent and dedicated senior associate" by market commentators. She regularly advises on children cases and financial remedy proceedings. One source reports: "She has a very quick brain and is very pragmatic."

Head of the family team in Bristol, Nicola Walker is regarded as "an excellent family lawyer," by commentators. She is particularly adept at handling financial disputes and frequently advises high net worth individuals on financial remedy proceedings arising from divorce. One client reports: "Nicola's advice was invaluable helping me to make well-informed decisions, and if ever I was unclear I felt able to ask again. She inspired confidence throughout the process and was clear and precise."

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Overview

Irwin Mitchell’s family team in Bristol is continuing to build on the developments of the last six years. The team is renowned for its expertise in complex money cases, and this has been strengthened by the advent of collaboratively trained partner Nicola Walker who has over 25 years of family law experience, particularly with high-net-worth clients. She is supported by Senior Associate Erin Sawyer who also specialises in Family Professional Negligence work and Senior associate Hayley Trim, who has over 10 years’ experience post qualification and is also the professional support lawyer for Irwin Mitchell’s national family team and the national Will, Trust and Estate Disputes team.
 

Family/Matrimonial Department

Irwin Mitchell

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One Castlepark

Tower Hill

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS2 0JA

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Erin Sawyer
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Nicola Walker
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