We also offer specialist advice on religious and cultural issues. Where children are involved we can help you put in place appropriate child arrangements.
Our team are adept at dealing with business arrangements, third party interests, international assets, inheritance, trusts and pensions. We also offer in-house tax services at a time when financial support is all the more important.
We are strategic and bespoke in our approach. We are as experienced at negotiating settlements as we are at litigating to protect your interests and are known for our robust yet sensitive handling of complex and discreet cases.
We understand the impact separation has on the whole family first hand, many of our team having experience of this themselves, whether as adults or children. As part of our service we offer in-house counselling and life coaching. Our technical expertise combined with our practical and emotional support will ensure that, during a period of uncertainty, you remain focused on what’s best for you and your family.
Businesses & family law
We act for business owners and members of PLCs, LLPs and their spouses. We can advise on shareholder agreements and the transfer or offsetting of business interests and will call on the expertise of our colleagues in our business advisory and corporate divisions, as well as the support of our in-house tax accountant, to offer bespoke and commercial solutions.
Inheritance & family law
We support clients whose financial resources involve complex trusts, third party interests, succession planning and substantial lifetime gifts or inheritances. We can advise on the status of matrimonial and non-matrimonial assets and will call upon the expertise of our colleagues in our wealth protection and tax departments to offer bespoke and tax efficient solutions.
Pensions & family law
Our clients often have complex pension arrangements and require advice on lifetime allowances and financial planning. We work with actuaries and financial advisors to offer bespoke and tax efficient solutions.
Farming & family law
We frequently act for farming families and advise on partnership agreements and third-party interests. We understand the need for succession and tax planning and where necessary will work with land agents and financial advisers to offer practical, bespoke and tax efficient solutions.
Where you have a financial order in place, our expert team can help you enforce the terms.
Our team can also help if you have reached terms of a financial settlement and the other party are refusing to enter into an order recording those terms or you are the party being pressurised to enter into an order and being threatened with a ‘notice to show cause’ application.
We are known for our robust yet sensitive handling of complex cases particularly those involving divorce.