Expertise

Toby advises clients in relation to a broad range of family law issues arising on the breakdown of marriage or cohabitation, with a particular emphasis on the financial claims that arise on divorce. He is experienced in dealing with international cases, often involving trusts, family businesses and tracing assets.

Toby also advises on all private children law matters, from disputes about parental arrangements and financial claims to the relocation of children across jurisdictions.

On the non-contentious side, Toby advises in relation to pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation contracts and asset protection.

Recognition

Toby was recently listed as one of the “Top 50 Family Lawyers in London” by Spear’s Wealth Magazine, which described him as “unflappable” and “a sage family lawyer respected by peers for his client skills, work ethic and good judgement”.

He was also named in the Citywealth Leaders List 2016, which described him as “fantastic with clients and a great tactician. He is equally adept at litigating outcomes in difficult cases as he is in negotiating bespoke solutions. I am quite sure he will be one of the industry leaders for years to come.”

Career

Toby graduated from Edinburgh University in 2001. He joined Stewarts from Charles Russell Speechlys in 2015.

Accreditations and Memberships

Toby is a committed member of Resolution, and has been on the London Young Resolution Committee for several years.

Publications

Toby is a regular contributor of articles to legal publications and the wider media, and has been featured in the Times, the Financial Times, Spear’s Wealth, Citywealth magazine and the New Law Journal.