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Desmond O'Donnell

Tunbridge Wells, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Family/Matrimonial
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Family/Matrimonial - Kent

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Desmond O'Donnell handles matters relating to divorce proceedings, including private children work and complex finance cases involving offshore assets, company shareholdings and pensions. One client reports: "It was a very stressful period for me and Desmond gave me great comfort and reassurance."
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Practice Areas

Desmond is a partner in the family law department. He handles most areas of family breakdown including, financial claims and Children Act proceedings.

Career

Desmond qualified in 1985. He joined Bindman and partners in London in 1987 before leaving England to live in California in 1997. He passed the Californian Bar Examination in 1998 and practised law in Santa Monica for one year before returning to work for a specialist family law firm in Northern Ireland in 1999. Desmond joined Thomson Snell and Passmore in 2005.

Professional Memberships

Desmond is a member of Resolution (formerly Solicitor's Family Law Association). He was the English Law Society's representative on the National Victim Support Working Party on Domestic Violence (1992).

Publications

Desmond has had various articles published in various magazines and online national and local publications.

Personal

Desmond is a former schoolboy international athlete. He competes regularly in road races and was the Kent veteran's (over 50) half marathon champion in 2011. He ran the Paris Marathon in April 2016, clocking a time of 2 hours 56 minutes 10 seconds.

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