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Robert Emmett



Formerly of RadcliffesLeBrasseur, Robert is a Partner in our family law team, specialising in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious family law matters and has particular expertise in the financial consequences of marital and relationship breakdown.

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

Many of Robert’s cases involve international dimensions, including assets located overseas, offshore investments and trusts, and competing legal systems. He has extensive litigation experience and is frequently instructed in high value financial cases.

Robert is also experienced at advising on matters concerning children, including child arrangements, financial provision for children (including applications for financial support under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989) and specific issues, such as schooling and relocation (both domestic and international), and regularly acts for clients in private law children proceedings.

Robert has a strong practice advising clients in relation to pre and post nuptial agreements and living together agreements.  He also acts for clients in relation to cohabitation disputes and advises in relation to property rights arising under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

Clients include business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals in the financial, healthcare and legal sectors.

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.

Robert is part of the winning team named Family Law Firm of the Year at the LexisNexis Family Law Awards. He was awarded eprivateclient's Top 35 Under 35 Award in 2019, recognising him as a leading private client practitioner in the UK.

eprivate client - 35 under 35 award winner

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