The Divorce and Family team at Stewarts is delighted to have received unparalleled recognition in a recent Times article. Head of the team Stephen Foster is “praised for leading Stewarts phalanx of family lawyers to the top of the pack”.

Following a recent industry survey of high profile family lawyers, Stewarts had more partners featured in Spear’s Top 50 family lawyers, including an unprecedented three within the Top 10 for the second year running, than any other firm in the UK.

Foster, described as an “intelligent and superbly tactical litigator”, makes the Top 10 along with “the best lawyer in London” Lady Helen Ward and the “no-nonsense” Emma Hatley. Debbie Chism and Toby Atkinson also make the Top 50, whilst senior associate Lucy Gould is singled out as a “rising star”, illustrating the department’s great strength in depth.

Stephen Foster said of the article:

“Our overarching aim is to create the standout high asset family practice in London.

We believe that we have a team which comprises the very best family lawyers in London at every level and there can be no greater endorsement than the recognition we have received from our peers within the industry”


You can read The Times article here (subscription required) or see PDF – The Times – Rated by their rivals the celebrity divorce lawyers.



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