Divorce and Family
It is the firm of choice for countless wealthy City professionals, entertainment and sport industry clients looking for advice and representation in complex divorce proceedings. Chambers and Partners 2012.
The Divorce and Family Department at Stewarts Law is one of the leading practices in the UK. The department has an outstanding reputation and is ranked number 1 by Chambers and Partners, the independently researched guide to the legal profession.
The department, based in London and Leeds, advises on all aspects of divorce and family law and has particular expertise in the financial issues that follow the breakdown of a relationship. The department acts for high net worth and international clients from a wide range of backgrounds and provides divorce and family advice. Our divorce and family lawyers have an excellent understanding of complex tax, trust and corporate structures including those with an overseas element.
As family lawyers, we aim to achieve practical solutions quickly and effectively and are known for our commercial approach and ability to negotiate financial agreements in complex matters. The department is also able to offer clients alternative means of achieving settlements, including mediation and the collaborative law process.
Achieving the right outcome for you and your family financially may need more than simply legal advice. Our divorce lawyers are fortunate to work with leading specialists in all of the areas with which you may need assistance when considering a financial settlement, not only in this jurisdiction but internationally where the firm has strategic partnerships with other law firms. Our divorce lawyers can draw on the advice of counsellors and psychotherapeutic experts for personal issues and, in relation to finances, leading advisers from tax, trust and commercial backgrounds as well as expert valuers to assist with business or other specialist valuations.
"The Partners are approachable and pragmatic when dealing with opponents but where necessary are forceful and vigorous in protecting the interests of their clients for whom they have genuine concern".