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Porter Dodson Solicitors

Family/Matrimonial

2 ranked lawyersBand 2South WestUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Broad practice encompassing financial remedy and children law issues, including both public and private cases. Often acts for high net worth individuals, and is skilled at helping clients through a range of alternative dispute resolution processes. Also advises on issues related to fertility and surrogacy.

Strengths

"They are a highly organised, hard-working and knowledgeable team with client care at the forefront," one source reports.

Another interviewee adds: "I always feel in safe hands when working with this firm, in their office efficiency right through to excellent and consistent advocacy."

"They're an excellent firm and have good people with strength in depth," notes another source.

Notable practitioners

Rebecca Marshall centres her practice on children law and regularly acts on behalf of children in complex public children cases. She has further experience representing children and parents in private law mandates.
"Rebecca Marshall is passionate, knowledgeable, efficient, child-centred, conscientious and an excellent advocate for the children she represents."

Richard Baker is well placed to advise on premarital agreements, as well as financial remedy proceedings.
"He's very knowledgeable on the law, very sensible and pragmatic and a tough negotiator." "Richard Baker is a great tactician who has an uncanny ability to predict outcomes at an early stage and do everything he can to achieve the best outcome for his client."

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Somerset

Family/Matrimonial


Rebecca Marshall
Band 2
Richard Baker
Band 2