Tania goes the extra mile for her clients and always makes herself available. Her cases are impeccably and thoroughly prepared and she gives robust yet clear advice giving her clients realistic expectations.Legal 500 2023
I have worked with Tania Derrett-Smith on a number of cases. I have found her to offer clients high quality practical advice. She is thorough and conscientious in her preparation of cases and ensures all appropriate avenues are properly explored. I have found her to be very professional and easy to work.Legal 500 2023
Tania Derrett-Smith is a friendly and practical lawyer who wants to reach a good outcome for her client but doesn’t unnecessarily inflame things.Legal 500 2023
Tania Derrett-Smith is well versed in both financial remedy proceedings and children matters. She frequently advises on cases that have complex cross-border aspects.Chambers and Partners 2023
Tania is so personable and grounded — she is fully able to adapt her style to suit her client and goes over and above to check in with them.Chambers and Partners 2023
Tania Derrett-Smith is in the premier league when it comes to financial remedy associates in the West Midlands. Manages an exceptionally high-quality caseload with a combination of top-class legal knowledge, outstanding client care skills and charm.Legal 500 2021
Tania is a Partner in the family team based in Birmingham. She has over 15 years' experience in all areas of family law, providing clients with a tailored, robust and effective approach to resolution whilst never losing sight of the client's priorities and objectives.
Tania's areas of practice include divorce, pre and post-nuptial agreements and arrangements for children with particular specialism in financial consequences arising as a result of a relationship breakdown. Considerable experience in cases involving family businesses, property in the UK and overseas together with pensions.
Cases of note include a client attracted away from a magic circle firm with assets over £125million, case involving complex trust issues, disputes regarding post-separation accrued wealth, overseas property and a private law children matter with serious allegations of radicalisation.
Tania is a member of Resolution and a trained collaborative lawyer.
Tania is part of the winning team named Family Law Firm of the Year at the LexisNexis Family Law Awards.