Bindu Malkan

Senior Solicitor, St Albans

For the past 13 years, my expertise has developed in private matrimonial matters and relationship breakdowns. Working with a range of clients, I am committed to encouraging amicable and practical solutions to my cases coupled with the robust approach needed to firmly guide people through the court process.


Bindu Malkan (nee Bansal) specialises in private matrimonial matters and has 12 years’ post-qualification experience in family law, assisting clients with a range of issues following relationship breakdown – divorce/separation, cohabitation disputes, domestic violence, children and division of financial resources. She also assists with pre/post nuptial agreements and cohabitation and separation agreements.

Bindu is a Resolution trained Collaborative Lawyer and Family Mediator.


Bindu encourages amicable and practical solutions where possible but if not she will firmly guide clients through the court process.

Training & Employment

Bindu attained her LLB (Hons) Law Degree in Southampton before studying the Legal Practice Court at Guildford. She went on to qualify in 2005 in Berkshire and then returned home to Hampshire working for a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked firm in Southampton and at a well-known regional firm in Winchester.

She recently moved to North London and worked at a niche international firm as the Head of Department before joining Stowe Family Law.

Bindu’s exposure to diverse work and various regions means that she has significant experience of family law. She is able to understand the needs of her clients and the importance of constructive and cost-effective advice.

Notable Cases

Bindu reports on various family law issues and her article on Shared Parenting, published in Family Law Week, can be found here:

She recently appeared on Zee Companion, a live Asian Q & A TV show, providing guidance to viewers on family matters

Outside of Work

Outside of work, Bindu is a supporter of the good work that charities do. She has taken part in a number of running events and undertook a Sky Dive for the Southampton Hospital Charity raising funds for the elderly care wards. She was also a Time 4 You volunteer at Southampton General Hospital, spending time with patients that did not have visitors.

Areas of Expertise
  • Child Abduction
  • Children Issues
  • Cohabiting Couples
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Financial Settlements
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • International Family Law
  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Resolution Member
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