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UK 2022
The South Family/Matrimonial
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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Family/Matrimonial - Guildford and surrounds
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Well versed in handling complex Children Act matters including cases that involve serious issues such as child abduction, parental alienation and alleged sexual harm. Advises on financial disputes involving corporate assets, trusts and other issues, and also experienced in cases including non-disclosure and cross-border elements. Able to draw on complementary expertise in private client matters to offer a holistic service in traditional litigation as well as more collaborative forms of dispute resolution.

Strengths

One market commentator says: "The firm is a sparkling collection of successful and empathetic family lawyers."

Notable practitioners

Sarah Duckworth has experience handling matrimonial finance matters that are highly complex, including cross-border cases and those requiring consideration of substantial property and business assets.
"Sarah Duckworth has a far-reaching grasp of family law and an astute awareness of personal needs."

Veronica Gilmour elicits praise for her expertise in high-value matrimonial finance cases and is also adept at handling Children Act proceedings.
"She is one of those very experienced, very calm and collected individuals who is tough on behalf of her clients but willing to work hard to compromise."

Rachel Donald has a broad family law practice, advising clients on complex financial and children-related disputes relating to divorce. She has notable strength in matters that have cross-border aspects.
"Rachel Donald is a standout solicitor in her ability to be creative in solving problems." "She is incredibly technically astute and constructive in the way she handles matters."

Ranked Lawyers at
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

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Veronica Gilmour
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Rachel Donald
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Sarah L Duckworth
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