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Abby Buckland

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Abby is a Partner in the Family & Divorce team. She has established her reputation working on some of the team’s most complex and challenging high net worth financial cases, many with an international element. Abby has represented the successful wife in Daga v Bangur [2018] EWFC 91, a significant decision involving trust assets and non-matrimonial wealth estimated to be in the region of £1.3 billion and the Applicant in M v F [2018] EWFC 35, high value Schedule I proceedings, involving a world-wide freezing order and enforcement costs provision.

Highly regarded for her capability in complex, HNW financial cases and named as an Associate to Watch by Chambers UK and HNW and included in The Legal 500. She was also shortlisted as "Woman of the Year: Rising Star" in Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2020.


Trained and qualified (in 2010) at Ambrose Appelbe. Joined Kingsley Napley in 2012.


Abby regularly writes and speaks about issues affecting HNW families, including for The Telegraph, Farmers Weekly, Family Law Journal and ThoughtLeaders4 HNW Divorce. This year she chaired Divorce Proofing Wealth Planning and spoke on Asset Recovery in Divorce, both for ThoughtLeaders4.


Born and raised in Oxfordshire. Read English Literature at Manchester University.