Stowe Family Law feature in the Chambers UK 2020 rankings

October 23, 2020

Stowe Family Law Chambers rankings

The 2020 Chambers UK Guide has been released, and the Stowe Family Law presence has increased again.

This year, Rachel Roberts, Regional Director for Yorkshire and Managing Partner, Emma Newman joined Senior Partner Julian Hawkhead and Managing Partner, Helen Miller in the rankings.

Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers.

They currently have 85 experienced researchers ranking law firms and solicitors in the UK across 77 specialist areas of law.

For people buying legal services, the Chambers Guide provides a reliable and up-to-date recommendation, using a wealth of localised knowledge and market insight, that people can trust.

Stowe Family Law Chambers rankings – Manchester & Altrincham

The team was noted, as a

“specialist family law firm with offices in Altrincham and Manchester, as well as a broad presence around the UK. Advises high net worth clients on divorce and cohabitation disputes, often assisting with the division of complex business and property assets. Also has a strong private child practice, which includes handling international relocation and abduction cases, as well as Children Act proceedings.”

Sources note that the lawyers are

“helpful and take a client-focused approach.”

One client stated

“My overall impression has been one of a team who has specialist legal knowledge in family law, who understand and find solutions to any difficult challenges. They listen and answer any queries with clarity and empathy.”

Another client describes the team as “very efficient and quick to answer.”

Notable Practitioner

Congratulations to Helen, who continues to rank as a notable practitioner who assists clients with financial remedy cases and private law children matters, including abduction cases. Sources say:

“She is an excellent lawyer with an eye for detail and a firm but fair approach.’

Stowe Family Law Chambers rankings – Yorkshire

Chambers UK described the Yorkshire team one that

‘regularly advises on complex financial remedy matters involving disputes over financial disclosure, premarital and non-matrimonial assets, as well as trusts, pensions and offshore assets. Particular experience handling matters concerning complex business structures. Additional expertise in private child matters, including Hague Convention issues. Represents clients from its offices in Leeds and Harrogate.

A client testimonial referred to

“the level of service and client care as excellent.”

With another adding that:

“They are very professional and efficient but, above all, they are also compassionate and supportive during a difficult period.”

Notable practitioners

Julian was described as

“exceptionally talented, highly personable and excellent at client care.”

He handles complex matrimonial finance disputes, including those resolved through both the courts and collaborative law proceedings.

And congratulations to Rachel who achieved notable practitioner status for her active family law practice, advising on high-value financial remedy proceedings as well as children arrangements.

A source that that:

“Rachel is a master of her cases and knows all the details of everything she does. She’s very pragmatic, gives clear and strong advice and helps her client immensely in getting a resolution.”

Stowe Family Law Chambers rankings – Esher 

Huge well done to Emma who achieved Chambers ranking for the first time for her work handling complex matrimonial finance matters, often involving complex business and trusts aspects, and also has experience advising on child care proceedings.

She was described as being

“superb technically and builds rapport with clients,” while another adds: “She was extremely helpful, very reassuring, and always working towards the agreed outcome.”

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