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Lucy Raho Jeavons

Principal Associate


Lucy is a Principal Associate in our family law team, advising a variety of different clients on relationship breakdown, including divorce, finances and children matters.

Lucy’s practice is primarily focused on divorce, matrimonial finance and private law children matters. She also advises in relation to pre and postnuptial agreements and separation agreements.

Lucy advises a broad range of clients including high earners, business owners and professionals in the financial and legal sectors. Her clients often have a diverse and complicated matrimonial/non-matrimonial asset base.

She is frequently instructed on high-value financial cases, with property portfolios, business assets and pension provision, all of which add to the level of complexity and experience required. Valuation and taxation issues regularly arise and she has experience instructing experts as well as making other interim applications. Several of her cases also involve an international element, with clients holding assets across Europe and the US.

Lucy is building a strong practice advising clients in relation to difficult matters concerning children, including contact arrangements and specific issues, such as schooling and relocation.

She was listed as a key lawyer in Legal 500 2022.

Lucy is part of the winning team named Family Law Firm of the Year at the LexisNexis Family Law Awards.

Notable cases

  • WM v HM (2017) EWFC 25 — Linear approach to historic valuation of a high value manufacturing business, special contribution, sharing principle and pre-marital property issues.
    • Martin v Martin [2018] EWCA Civ 2866 — Court of Appeal decision addressing the approach the Court should take to the valuation of shares in a private company and how to determine non matrimonial wealth.
  • KG v NB [2023] EWFC 160 — variation of an existing maintenance order, cohabitee’s contributions, pooling of resources.

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