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Alison Gaddes


Department: Family

Years’ experience in the above area: Over 15 years

About Alison and her main areas of work: 

  • Advising on prenuptial and cohabitation agreements
  • Divorce and financial settlement
  • Cohabitation Disputes following the breakdown of relationships
  • Child arrangements following relationship breakdown
  • Claims for capital provision for children
  • Civil partnership disputes
  • Inheritance Act provisions for Dependants

Important/Significant cases:

Alison’s work encompasses all areas of family dispute, from those client entering into a relationship wanting to set out their responsibilities or those at the end of their relationship, helping them reach an amicable settlement.

Alison often acts for clients who own their own business, have property portfolios or foreign property. While working with client who have complex financial estates to those with more modest financial positions, Alison is committed to acting in her client’s best interest and reaching a personalised settlement suited to their individual needs.

Alison Gaddes, is singled out for her ‘professionalism and sensitivity; her ability to explain even the most complex aspects of the law to someone unfamiliar with it is invaluable’. - The Legal 500 UK 2017

Recent Articles by Alison Gaddes

Summer School Holidays - A parent's survival guide
Cohabitee's guide to buying a home
Separated parents guide to Christmas
Taking your child abroad? 
DIY divorce - the pitfalls

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