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Rachel Lim



Rachel is a Partner within the family team. She qualified in 2003 and is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Children Cases and Complex (middle/high value) financial remedy cases.

Rachel specialises exclusively in family law and embraces the varied work this area of law has to offer. She has a wealth of experience in advising clients on all aspects of relationship breakdown. In particular, Rachel has expertise in the following areas:

  • Divorce;
  • Matrimonial finance – complex high value cases involving companies, trusts, pension sharing, overseas assets and inherited wealth;
  • Children Act applications including Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issue, Prohibited Steps and Removal from the Jurisdiction;
  • Cohabitees disputes;
  • Schedule 1 applications;
  • Variation of maintenance;
  • Prenuptial/separation agreements; and
  • Enforcement.

Rachel has a particular interest in modern family law issues and recognises that over the last few decades family structures have changed dramatically. Consequently, she welcomes new enquiries from individuals in same sex relationships and those considering surrogacy or co-parenting agreements.

Rachel enjoys working closely with clients to help them negotiate the legal and other issues which flow from relationship breakdown. Rachel is known for her empathetic nature and approachable manner which readily sets clients at ease. She is always meticulously prepared and adopts a sensible and pragmatic approach to all of her cases. She gains considerable satisfaction in achieving a good outcome for her clients.

Rachel has been singled out as a Rising Star by the Legal 500 for 2019 and 2020 and has been praised for her "confidence, clarity and professionalism."

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

Winner of the Family Law Firm of the Year - North award at the Family Law Awards 2022

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