Family

Our expert family lawyers give clear advice to protect you at all stages of a relationship.

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Overview

Every family situation is unique, as are the legal solutions to protect you throughout.

We advise on all aspects of family law, with emphasis on asset protection for wealthy individuals, often with international interests.

Our clients are from a variety of sectors and backgrounds, including public figures and those in media, entertainment and music. Working closely with other specialist practice areas at Simkins, we ensure your business and personal reputations are managed concurrently with your family law needs.

Our understanding of the psychological and emotional impact of relationship breakdown sets us apart and we are highly respected by expert mental health practitioners who entrust us with their clients.

Expertise

Our areas of expertise include the following:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Personal and financial injunctions
  • Dissolution of civil partnerships
  • Cohabitation agreements and claims
  • Children arrangements, including relocation
  • Financial settlements on divorce and separation
  • Enforcement of financial orders
  • International financial and children issues

KEY CONTACTS

KEY CONTACTS

Our highly respected, specialist family lawyers ensure unparalleled service delivered with integrity.

Deborah Jeff

Deborah Jeff

Partner
Deborah Jeff

Deborah Jeff

Partner
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Deborah Jeff is excellent – she is clear in her advice (even when what she is saying is difficult for her client to hear) and always aims for the best, most realistic outcome. She’s also a tough negotiator who you’d want on your side.
Legal 500
…very supportive while getting on with the job in a very efficient way and handling tricky situations
Chambers & Partners
...empathetic, non-judgemental and focused on achieving the best possible outcome
Chambers & Partners
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Simkins have an excellent media practice constantly evolving with the changes in our industry.
Legal 500
They were incredibly understanding of our unique needs and collaborated in a very flexible way. I would describe the team as very approachable and capable – they took time to listen to our requirements and made recommendations accordingly.
Legal 500
They understand our business incredibly well and provide a range of specialists as needed.
Chambers & Partners

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