Family Finance, ToLATA & Inheritance

“A very strong Bristol-based team capable of representing clients across the full spectrum of family law matters. Offers a robust matrimonial finance practice and has also built up significant experience in private and public ADR proceedings. The set is also highly regarded for its forward-thinking approach to client service.” Chambers UK, Family (2017)


Members of our family finance, ToLata and inheritance team cover all aspects of financial issues concerning:

  • Separation and divorce
  • Co-habitee disputes (including claims under ToLATA 1996)
  • Preparation of pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • Claims under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989
  • Civil Partnerships Act 2004
  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • CSA Tribunals

Members of the team’s practices range from high value cases with international elements to matters covered by Civil Legal Aid, appearing in cases all over the Country and at all levels of call.

Members also undertake injunction and committal work relating to all family finance matters as well as offering an independent settlement advice service.

“A really busy set, but the clerks never leave you hanging, they always seem to be extremely organised. ‘Quality of clerking is very good. I think they are capable of getting the right person for the job and they work with you to make sure you get the service you want.’ ” Chambers UK, Family/Matrimonial (2017)

Our team regularly delivers lectures to solicitors and other professionals on recent developments in the law and practice. If you are interested in arranging a lecture then please contact our clerks.