Legal 500 UK 2020 – Our Family Lawyer Rising Stars

October 8, 2019

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Legal 500 UK 2020 has named three of our talented team of family and divorce lawyers as rising stars. This follows our recent success in reaching the Top Tier of London family lawyers in Legal 500 UK 2020.

Legal 500 UK 2020 has named our senior associates Mariko Wilson and Charlotte Symes and associate Nicole Phillips all as rising stars.  Here is a little more information on Family Law in Partnership’s family lawyers of the future:

  1. Mariko Wilson (Senior Associate) 

Legal 500 UK 2020 comments: “Mariko Wilson is exceptionally able. She is bright, organised, and forthright but charming” 

Mariko handles all aspects of private family law and has a broad range of experience, frequently acting for high net worth individuals in complex cross border financial relief and divorce proceedings as well as acting in children matters. Mariko also has experience in dealing with property claims brought by third parties and unmarried cohabitants under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

Other expertise: Trained mediator.

Other notable awards: Named as a Rising Star in The Spear’s 500 2019 Index of leading family lawyers.

Client quotes include: Thank you, a traumatic process was made less so knowing that you were fighting my corner and having your support on a personal level“.

2. Charlotte Symes (Senior Associate) 

Legal 500 UK 2020 comments: “Charlotte Symes is a rising star associate with mastery of the detail of her cases”.

Charlotte advises on a wide range of family matters including:

  • financial issues arising from divorce and separation of cohabiting couples, often involving complex issues surrounding businesses, tax, pensions and investments;
  • pre- and post-nuptial agreements;
  • cohabitation agreements;
  • financial claims by parents for children;
  • parenting issues involving child contact and residence; and
  • relocation of a child both within and outside the jurisdiction.

Other expertise: Trained mediator and collaborative practitioner.

Other notable awards: Named as a Rising Star in The Spear’s 500 2019 Index of leading family lawyers.

Client quotes include:You have been absolutely superb. You have made what is inevitably a difficult process as painless as it can possibly be, with patience, expertise, understanding and sound advice. You achieved a fair outcome at a sensible cost without any unnecessary stress. I cannot thank you enough and would recommend you to anyone in need.”

3. Nicole Phillips (Associate)

Legal 500 UK 2020 comments: “Nicole Phillips is a real rising star. Nicole is commercially savvy and completely at home with complex business cases. She reads accounts and can manage the most complicated figures with aplomb. Don’t be misled by her youth and charm: she knows what she is doing”.

Nicole handles all aspects of private family law, assisting and supporting clients who are navigating divorce or separation to resolve any financial or children issues that may arise.

Other expertise: Nicole has a strong interest in alternative dispute resolution and in working closely with other professionals such as family consultants and therapists to achieve a successful outcome for her clients.

Notable awards: Shortlisted for the award Family Law Young Solicitor of the Year in the prestigious LexisNexis Family Law Awards 2018.

Client quotes include: Your advice and counsel has been nothing short of excellent.”

For more information about how we can help you through your family law matters, visit our website at www.flip.co.uk or contact our team of leading divorce and family lawyers at E: hello@flip.co.uk or T: 020 7420 5000.

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