"Coffin Mew handles a diverse range of family law matters, including matrimonial finance, cohabitation matters, marriage agreements and children matters. It also houses a number of lawyers with capabilities in mediation and collaborative law.
Head of family Sally Pike is a star associate in this field, and she handles a broad range of work encompasses high-value financial disputes, cohabitation, prenuptial agreements and private children law matters. She is considered to be "very approachable and a very hard worker - client-friendly and unpretentious." (Chambers and Partners 2013)
Our highly regarded Family team has a regional reputation for service and advice in helping to resolve often difficult and sensitive family issues. From offices in Southampton, Portsmouth and Gosport, we aim to achieve a solution that is constructive, pragmatic and cost effective.
The strength and depth of our expertise means that we can help solve your family issues - from financial arrangements arising from a divorce or separation, right through to specialist advice on living and contact arrangements for your children.
If you have even more complex family issues then you are certainly in safe hands. For example; we have wide ranging experience in armed forces and public sector pensions, shareholdings and partnerships in family businesses, trusts and tax issues and assets held off shore.
Always at the forefront of new national family initiatives, we have at team of collaborative lawyers and mediators who work with you to reach a practical settlement that avoids court proceedings – which can be better for all concerned.
So you can see that to find the right solution for you, the family team are never afraid to suggest alternative approaches. Whether you need the skills of our business or wealth management colleagues, or our strong external network of counsellors, accountants and IFAs you are always at the centre of our service.