03rd Nov 2013

FLiP scores high in Chambers 2014

Fantastic reviews for Family Law in Partnership in the newly released Chambers UK 2014 directory

Family Law in Partnership received glowing feedback in the recently published Chambers & Partners UK 2014 directory. Ranking Family Law in Partnership in band 2 and listing each of the firm’s 6 partners as a leading individual in family law, Chambers noted:

Family Law in Partnership LLP

What the team is known for Has a strong focus on matters concerning relationship breakdown, as well as private children matters. Highly capable in litigation, but with a firm-wide emphasis on offering comprehensive alternative methods of dispute resolution. Houses a formidable team of mediators, collaborative lawyers and family law arbitrators.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
Industry knowledge: “They are out there right at the front of predicting the type of service family lawyers should be offering to clients. They have thought of things first and are leaders in the field. Their approach to family law permeates everything they do – they really look for solutions.”

Notable practitioners

Gillian Bishop regularly acts in financial remedy cases and is firmly committed to the use of collaborative law methods. Sources note that she “gives sensible advice to people at times when they are going through difficult periods. She is confident and stands up to QCs who throw their weight around.”

James Pirrie is described as “a trail blazer in dispute resolution and thinking outside the box. He really understands family dynamics and really tries to cut the Gordian knot.” His practice encompasses both separation and children matters, and he is qualified as a mediator, a collaborative lawyer and a family law arbitrator.

David Allison handles a range of family law matters, and has particular expertise in the sphere of civil partnerships, where he frequently utilises his skills as a qualified collaborative lawyer.

Bradley Williams is “a prodigious hard worker” who is “bright and determined, without being strident or unnecessarily argumentative.” He has strong international expertise and is also qualified as a family law arbitrator and collaborative lawyer.

Daniel Coombes is described as “very sharp and yet personable – it’s very easy to approach him on issues.” He handles finance matters, frequently with an international element, and is also qualified in collaborative law methods.

Nicole Hackett is recognised for her considerable expertise in matrimonial finance and prenuptial agreements