Partner, JMW Solicitors LLP, Head of Family Law Team
As Joint Head of JMW’s leading Family Law team, Elspeth is an expert in resolving complex issues arising on the breakdown of a relationship.
She specialises in securing the best outcome for her clients in their financial settlement on separation or divorce. Elspeth’s wide range of experience includes the treatment of business assets, trusts, inherited wealth and pensions on divorce, and her experience extends to assets held overseas and she regularly acts for non-domiciled clients.
She enjoys advising clients with regards to the protection of wealth by way of pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements, and also resolves disputes regarding the best arrangements for children following the breakdown of a relationship with the care and sensitivity that these problems demand.
Elspeth is committed to the delivery of exceptional client care and achieving excellent results for her clients. Clients say that her empathetic and calm approach means she listens to and fully understand their needs and concerns, before she provides objective and pragmatic advice tailored to achieving their goals.
Elspeth has been recommended in Chambers 2017 as being “very strategic, calm, reassuring, having great rapport with clients, and going the extra mile”.
Legal 500 2017 describes Elspeth as an ‘outstanding lawyer who quickly grasps all aspects of the case and offers clear advice’.