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Lindsey Canning


Department: Family

Years’ experience in the above area: Over 26 years

About Lindsey and her main areas of work: 

  • Advising on prenuptial and cohabitation agreements
  • Divorce
  • Financial issues following the breakdown of relationships including pension provision
  • Claims for capital provision for children
  • Residence and contact disputes involving children and domestic Injunctions

Lindsey is a Resolution Accredited Specialist and a recognised expert in resolving financial issues following the breakdown of a relationship.

Important/Significant cases:

  • Lindsey’s work ranges from acting for clients including lawyers, doctors and company directors, whose matters are financially complex to those with a limited income. This work includes dealing with overseas property, ring fencing inherited wealth and discovering hidden assets.
  • Lindsey’s work involving children varies from seeking capital settlements where one parent has significant wealth, to establishing residence and contact but always considering the best interests of the child
  • The domestic injunction work which Lindsey undertakes ranges from cases involving violence or harassment, preventing one party from attending the others place of work, to “freezing” assets where there is a risk of those assets being disposed of within matrimonial proceedings. 

Headed by the ‘very approachable, extremely efficient, organised and diligent’ Lindsey Canning, Wake Smith Solicitors Limited’s family law practice attracts praise for its ‘empathetic and practical’ service and ‘exceptional value for money’. - The Legal 500 UK 2017

Articles by Lindsey Canning

With all my worldly goods i thee endow..??
Adultery – Much Ado About Nothing
The home truths about cohabitation
Do you have a pre-nuptial agreement in place?
Children off to university? How it affects maintenance & ongoing financial support 

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