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You can call us from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Please note that all in-office appointments are by pre-arrangement only.

Office address

Parkshot House
5 Kew Rd
London
TW9 2PR

Postal address

Stowe Family Law LLP
Old Court House
Raglan St
Harrogate
HG1 1LT

DX 11969 Harrogate

Successful & compassionate divorce lawyers in Richmond

Our team of expert divorce solicitors and family lawyers in Richmond is led by Senior Solicitor Estella Newbold-Brown, who is supported by Managing Partner Phoebe Turner and Solicitor Ciara Pugh with Legal Assistant Georgia Thomas. We are located at Parkshot House on Kew Road, opposite Richmond station.

We are highly experienced in advising and acting in all areas of family law with a particular focus on resolving complex financial matters and protecting the welfare of children during a divorce or separation.  While our divorce lawyers have a reputation for being excellent litigators, we encourage dialogue between spouses. We will also guide you on the more amicable approaches including alternative methods of dispute resolution, like divorce mediation, in the interest of reducing time, cost, anxiety and stress.

Our domestic and international clients range from high-net-worth individuals with complex financials to local professionals with more straightforward matters. Many of them have complex businesses, pensions and trust arrangements, inherited or overseas assets and may have a public profile.

Protect your assets with financial family law support

We have a strong success rate in resolving financial disputes, and realising suitable divorce settlements; so, whether you are looking to protect your wealth or secure your financial position for the future, our family law solicitors can help. We work hand-in-hand with our in-house forensic accountancy team to ensure you get the best representation and financial outcome.

Many of our Richmond family law solicitors are Resolution Accredited Specialists, so we’ll always provide the best divorce lawyer to meet your specific needs.

Experienced Richmond family solicitors by your side

We combine our keen legal knowledge with a, compassionate, personable approach and client care. We will actively work towards achieving an out-of-court settlement. If this is not possible, we are highly experienced in litigation to achieve a fair resolution.

Our team of Richmond family lawyers

Phoebe Turner
“Great at putting the legal jargon into lay person’s language” (Legal 50...
Managing Partner, London & Richmond
Estella Newbold-Brown
Estella joined Stowe Family Law’s London team as a Senior Solicitor in 2021.
Senior Solicitor, London and Head of Richmond
Ciara Pugh
Ciara joined Stowe Family Law’s London Team as a Solicitor in 2021
Solicitor, London & Richmond
Georgia Thomas
Georgia is a Legal Assistant based at our London office
Legal Assistant
 

Our family law cases have included…

Representing celebrities and sports professionals in divorce proceedings, including with child and financial arrangements.

Acting for wife in financial remedy proceedings with assets up to £5 million including a number of significant collections that involved specialist values.

Acting for the wife in a multi-million-pound case involving properties in England, India and Kenya, international business interests and a disputed interest in land in India.

Representing the father in an estimated £9.5 million case with the mother bringing proceedings in Spain under the Hague Convention.

What our clients say

Visiting Stowe Family Law Richmond

Our Richmond family law office is located at Parkshot House, 5 Kew Rd, right opposite Richmond station. We are most easily accessible via public transport; however, if you are driving, there is ample parking available nearby. NCP Car Park London Richmond Station (TW 1DN) is just a 2-minute walk from our office and Old Deer Car Park (TW9 2RA) is a short 4-minute walk away.

Our phone lines are open from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday.
And 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Understanding what you're going through

  • Making family law easier to grasp

  • Helping to take the strain

  • Tailoring our services for you and your circumstances

More about us – divorce solicitors Richmond

  • Our family law and divorce expertise

    If you’re looking to start the divorce process, or if you’ve been served with a divorce petition or papers, you will be looking for expert support, delivered sympathetically and with compassion. Family law is all we do, and it has been our specialty for over 30 years, so we’re also able to help with complex international divorce issues, family law matters and all the challenges that can appear once the divorce process has begun.

    The divorce process can be confusing, and for many, it can instil a sense of anxiety and frustration; which is why we take great care to outline the emotional, practical and legal challenges that lie ahead whilst providing next steps so that you can move forward to achieve the outcome you’re looking for.

    We can provide guidance on completing the divorce petition, through to negotiating financial settlements and child arrangement orders. Our expert team of family lawyers are based in offices located Parkshot House (TW9 2PR) so we’re well placed to help you if you’re looking for family law solicitors in Richmond.

  • Children, child arrangements and custody

    Working out your arrangements for child custody can be a difficult and emotional step, and while it can become a contentious issue, it is in the best interests of your children to for both parties to reach an amicable agreement. It is helpful to have the support of a child law specialist on-hand to provide guidance on what a fair and workable child arrangement might look like for you and your family. Our Richmond child solicitors have extensive skills and experience in child arrangement cases and have seen a variety of solutions to suit every situation, no matter how niche. Our goal is to get the best outcome for your children and to help you to maintain a positive relationship with your ex-partner where possible.

  • Family finances and financial divorce settlements

    Each marriage is different, and this is always reflected in your finances. Trying to unpick years of financial ties can feel overwhelming, and there are often complex financial issues that need to be resolved. Financial settlements (also known as divorce settlements) can cover everything from pensions, to investments, the family home, and even assets you owned before getting married; so getting expert financial and legal help is important if you’re looking to protect your assets while providing for your family once the divorce is finalised.

    We have experience in dealing with complex financial matters, property and estates; as well as catering to high net worth individuals and clients with assets abroad, so if you are looking to achieve a fair settlement while protecting your assets, our financial settlement lawyers and forensic accounting team can help you.

    Very few cases only involve legally ending a marriage or relationship. Arrangements usually need to be made for any children of the family along with finances including property, investments, businesses, pensions and income.

    Other factors affecting financial settlements include the length of the marriage, the standard of living during the marriage and the contribution made by each spouse to family life, assets and wealth.

    The same applies to child arrangements.  Will they be managed between parents, or will involvement from the Child Maintenance Service be needed?

    Many clients return to us long after divorce when their circumstances change.  For instance, when amendments to maintenance are sought by a divorced parent who believes that the previously agreed level of maintenance is too low, or too high. On occasions, it may be possible for a former spouse to receive a large ‘capitalised’ sum of money in place of ongoing spousal maintenance to finally achieve a clean break.

  • Non-confrontational resolution of family disputes

    Alternative routes to court (arbitration, divorce mediation and collaborative law) encourage ex-partners to find solutions through dialogue, often reducing conflict and expense later.  That’s mainly due to litigation often being required when the parties are at odds on child arrangements (formerly known as child custody) and how finances should be divided.  Waiting for a hearing at the Family Court certainly won’t speed things up and will require more of your divorce lawyer’s time – which in turn will have a bearing on cost. It’s for these reasons that we recommend that family disputes be managed in a non-confrontational way. For more information on the methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that are open to you, we’ve outlined each in our guide to out of court settlements.

  • Cohabitation agreements

    Our family law solicitors have worked with couples across Richmond who have opted to cohabit rather than marry. At the moment, the law does not provide the same protections to unmarried couples as it does to married couples – where the ‘common-law partner’ is actually a myth. This can lead to difficult challenges later should you decide to separate. At Stowe Family Law, we have cohabitation lawyers on hand to provide guidance on how you can legally protect yourselves, often preparing a cohabitation agreement that will outline what should happen when a joint property is sold, how bills should be divided, and how each partner will contribute, and much more. Whether you’re looking to move in together, or if you’re just looking for peace of mind on the handling of your joint assets, we can help. For more information on our support for cohabiting couples, read through our cohabitation guide.

  • Why choose Stowe Family Law Richmond?

    Our family law experts have decades of experience and have access to hundreds of years’ worth of expertise from our teams across the country. We’re the UK’s largest family law specialist, delivering tailored service and expertise, locally to you.

    Our client-centric approach has seen us recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for our commitment to outstanding client service and client success.

    We understand that the best outcomes are often achieved amicably, where positive relationships persist long after your need for us had ended, so many of our Richmond lawyers are members of Resolution; a network of legal experts who are committed to promoting a constructive approach to dispute resolution that focuses on meeting the needs of the whole family and achieving a positive outcome.

    Clients frequently cite our compassion, empathy and our ability to deliver the ‘hard facts’ and clear guidance they need to move forward with their case, and their lives.

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