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Geraldine is Head of LexisPSL Family. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and was in practice for 15 years, most recently as a partner and head of the family team at Hart Brown, a large Surrey firm.

Geraldine writes for Butterworths Family Law Service and is a past editor of the Resolution Review. She has been published in the New Law Journal, the Law Society Gazette and the District Judges’ Bulletin as well as in the national press including the Times and the Telegraph.

When in practice she was a member of the Law Society Family and Children Panels, and an accredited Resolution Specialist with a focus on advanced financial provision and pensions. A past Resolution regional secretary and press officer, Geraldine also contributed chapters to the Resolution publications, International Aspects of Family Law (3rd Edition 2009) and The Modern Family (2012).

Claire is a member of the LexisPSL Family team and has almost twenty years of experience as a family solicitor. She specialises in all aspects of private family work, including resolving issues relating to property, money, and children arising on relationship breakdown between married and unmarried couples.

Claire worked as a family solicitor at Hart Brown solicitors in Surrey. She was an accredited specialist with Resolution with particular expertise in the areas of advanced financial provision and pensions. She was also on the Law Society Family Law Panel.

Sophie Chapman is a solicitor at Withers LLP
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21 Dec 2016

Family analysis: Professor Nick Hopkins, Law Commissioner for the Property, Family and Trust law and Maxwell Myers, research assistant in the Property, Family and Trust...

15 Dec 2016

Family analysis: The Law Commission has issued a report recommending wide-ranging reform of the law of enforcement of family financial orders with the aim of making this...

4 Apr 2016

With effect from 6 April 2016 there are various amendments to the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), including the addition of two new Parts and a new Practice...

22 Feb 2016

As Butterworths Family Law Service publishes its 200th issue, founding editor Martin Parry reflects on the development of the service, changes to family law since its...

11 Mar 2015

Family Analysis: Professor Elizabeth Cooke and Spencer Clarke introduce the Law Commission’s project on the enforcement of family financial orders and ask for responses...

17 Jul 2014

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin is now available as a free download. Providing a timely monthly summary and analysis of key family law cases in the preceding...

19 Mar 2014

The Family Procedure (Amendment No 2 ) Rules 2014, SI 2014/667 (the amendment rules) come into effect on 22 April 2014 making changes to the allocation and transfer of...

31 Jul 2013

In part one of this blog post I considered early planning, the range of enforcement remedies available and whether joinder of a party would be appropriate. In this...

24 Jul 2013

In the current economic climate and the international age in which we work, family practitioners increasingly face the need to enforce (both within this jurisdiction and...

30 Jun 2013

Procedure is vitally important when seeking the remedies below. See here for some 'tips and tricks'. Charging order (FPR 2010, 33.25; CPR 1998, 73): grants a secured...

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