"Lucy Phipps is a very impressive family practitioner. She pursues her client’s cases with tenacity and vigour, and clients are in no doubt that they are in very capable hands."Legal 500 2024
"Lucy Phipps is exceptionally supportive and caring towards any client going through divorce/family issues. She leads her team with support at the core. She makes clients feel at ease because they need to be in a position to bear all, and they feel that they will not be judged. Her vast knowledge is amazing."Legal 500 2024
I will always be grateful to you Lucy for the calm and tough way you dealt with all matters involved in my divorce, resulting in a good outcome for me. In particular your brilliance in dealing with that ultra-difficult person who is now my ex. Thank you so much for all of your help and the superb work you put into dealing with everything.Client testimonial
"Lucy Phipps is an extremely effective solicitor who pulls out all the stops for her clients. She has a no-nonsense approach and keeps a cool head in the most challenging of situations."Legal 500 2024
"Lucy Phipps is a fantastic solicitor. Her tactical decision-making in litigation is excellent. She is a power of strength to her clients, and her commitment and care for a case is second to none."Legal 500 2024
I am convinced that without Lucy’s wise counsel the outcome would have been very different and not as fair.Client testimonial
Lucy is a Partner in our family law team based in our Leeds office. Before joining Weightmans, Lucy was made partner at Stowe Family Law in London before moving back to Yorkshire to head up the family team at a leading regional firm.
Lucy has been described as "first rate" and "amazing" by the independent directory, the Legal 500, and is credited by her clients for being realistic, empathetic and a “serious match for her opponents.”
Lucy has over 15 years' experience in family law, and specialises in obtaining financial settlements alongside divorce, pre-marital agreements and resolving disputes concerning arrangements for children.
She has considerable experience of representing clients in demanding and senior positions such as business owners, corporate executives, professional footballers and media personalities.
Her work in financial settlements involves complex corporate and business structures, property and land holdings (including farm and agricultural estates), pension and trust assets.
Lucy has a particular interest in cases which involve allegations of parental alienation and representing parents where permission is being sought from the court to remove children from the jurisdiction of England & Wales.
Lucy represents her clients at all levels of the Family Court and has been successful in the Court of Appeal.
Lucy is part of the winning team named Family Law Firm of the Year at the LexisNexis Family Law Awards.
- M (A Child)  EWCA Civ 2356;
- KK v MA & Ors  EWHC 788 (fam); and
- Ahmed v Khan  EWCA Civ 290.