Family and divorce law accreditations and testimonials
What the team is known for: Well-known firm which remains popular with clients for divorce and financial remedy proceedings. Has the resources to offer mediation and collaborative law services, as well as representation in traditional litigation. Adept at handling matters with international elements, such as trusts and offshore assets.
Strengths: One interviewee notes that the lawyers “have an air of quality and confidence and are always welcoming.”
Notable practitioners: Alan Foster is an experienced practitioner who specialises in handling matrimonial finance issues that frequently involve complex trusts. He also regularly handles cohabitee disputes and inheritance issues. One client notes: “His manner is calm and measured and his attention to detail impressive.”
Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP is recognised for its strong private client offering, which blends family, trusts, probate and tax expertise. The team handles a range of financial remedy cases especially where company assets and trusts are concerned, including those located overseas. The ‘excellent’ Alan Foster, who ‘is good with clients and always takes a pragmatic approach’, heads the private client department; associate Helen Noble, who is a mediator and collaborative lawyer, undertakes a range of financial and children matters and, together with senior legal executive Maria Steele-Williams, provides ‘an exceptional service’.
Helen Noble, Associate and Family and Divorce lawyer based in Sevenoaks, is a Resolution-trained mediator.