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Stowe Family Law LLP

Family/Matrimonial

2 ranked lawyersBand 2York, Hull and surroundsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Regularly advises on complex financial remedy matters involving disputes over financial disclosure, premarital and non-matrimonial assets, as well as trusts, pensions and offshore assets. Particular experience handling matters concerning complex business structures. Additional expertise in private child matters including Hague Convention issues. Represents clients from its offices in Leeds and Harrogate.

Strengths

One interviewee says that "the level of service and client care is excellent."

Another adds: "They are very professional and efficient but, above all, they are also compassionate and supportive during a difficult period."

Notable practitioners

Firm senior partner Julian Hawkhead is described by sources as "exceptionally talented, highly personable and excellent at client care." He handles complex matrimonial finance disputes, including those resolved through both the courts and collaborative law proceedings.

Rachel Roberts is managing partner of the Leeds office. She also has an active family law practice, advising on high-value financial remedy proceedings as well as children arrangements. According to a source, "Rachel is a master of her cases and knows all the details of everything she does. She's very pragmatic, gives clear and strong advice and helps her client immensely in getting a resolution."

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Leeds, Bradford and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Julian Hawkhead
Eminent Practitioners
Rachel Roberts
Band 3