Swati Somaiya is a Partner at Spearing Waite LLP and specialises in all aspects of Family Law arising from the breakdown of a relationship. This will typically involve the resolution of complex financial issues involving businesses, the effect of taxation and distribution of Pensions, property rights, children issues and domestic violence. Swati is a member of the Family Law Panel, Resolution, and a member of the Association of Lawyers for Children. Swati speaks fluent Gujarati, enjoys sports and loves travelling and socialising.
Jonathan Foster is a Partner at Emery Johnson. He specialises in all aspects of Family law,dealing with divorce, cohabitation disputes, children matters, property and finance, including high net worth and overseas assets. Jonathan is a member of Resolution, The Law Society Family Law Panel and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. He enjoys dining out, socialising, reading and travel.
Emma Mitchell is a partner at Emery Johnson and has particular expertise in divorce, financial settlements, pre-marital and living together agreements, separation agreements and children arrangements for contact and residence. Emma is a member of the Collaborative Family Law Group and Resolution. She is also on the Children Panel and represents children in Public Law Proceedings.
Bina Modi is an Associate Partner at Smith Partnership. In practise since 1990, Bina has been exclusively specialising in Family Law. She deals with all aspects of relationship breakdown including divorce, cohabitee disputes, children, domestic violence, property and financial issues often involving high net worth individuals.
Bina is an Accredited Specialist of Resolution, a member of the Law Society Family Panel and Chair of Leicestershire Resolution. Bina speaks fluent Gujarati.
Jane Cowley is a Partner at Howes Percival LLP, and Head of their Family Law Team and East Midlands Private Client Group. She specialises in dealing with high net worth family law work, involving private limited companies and public limited companies, and shareholding and taxation issues. She has dealt with several cases with assets in excess of £20 million, cases with complex overseas trusts, and cases with offshore assets, and a number of high value clients who were resident overseas.
Jane is committed to the collaborative approach. She is a member of Resolution and the Collaborative Family Law Group. She enjoys going to the gym, eating out and reading.
Danka Neuborn is a Partner at Wilson Browne based at their Leicester Office. She specialises in complicated financial cases and is also a member of the Advanced Family Law Panel. She is a qualified Mediator and a member of the Mediation Panel. She is of Polish descent, is married and loves to travel.
Katherine Marshall is an Associate in the family team at Harvey Ingram Shakespeares, based in their Leicester office. Katherine is committed to the Collaborative Law approach. She has extensive experience of all areas of family law, particularly resolving financial issues between separating couples. Katherine is a member of Resolution and the Collaborative Family Law Group. She enjoys art, travel and good food.
Judith Wheeler has been specialising in Family law for the last 15 years and has been a Partner at Hinckley based Solicitors, Atkins Bassett for the last 10 years. Judith specialises in all aspects of Family law including divorce, cohabitation, and children matters together with financial and property issues. Judith is a member of Resolution and the Collaborative Family Law Group.
Having studied law at Oxford and completed her Articles at Payne Hicks Beach in Lincolns Inn, Melanie moved to Oakham in 1980 and joined the firm as an Assistant Solicitor in 1981. Melanie became a partner in 1986. For more than 25 years she has specialised in family law and estimates that she has probably dealt with something in the region of 2,000 relationship breakdowns. She is also a trained collaborative family lawyer and member of Resolution.
Kathryn Hicklin is a Senior Solicitor at Mander Cruickshank Solicitors LLP with offices in Coalville and Hinckley in Leicestershire.
In practice since 1999 Kathryn specialises exclusively in all aspects of Family Law, relating to separation, divorce, children, finances and domestic abuse.
She is a member of Resolution, an Accredited Specialist of Resolution in Finance and Children matters and a member of the Law Society Family Panel.
Justine Flack is a Solicitor at Howes Percival LLP, based in their Leicester Office. Since qualifying in 1996, Justine has specialised in all aspects of Family Law arising from relationship breakdown, including divorce, financial settlements and arrangements for children. She also deals with Premarital and Living Together Agreements, and advises those in same sex relationships.
Justine is a member of Resolution and the Family Law Panel, and she is also committed to Collaborative Law.
When not working, Justine enjoys socialising, visiting the gym and foreign travel.